Newham secures further funding from the Mayor of London Rewilding Fund

Beckton Meadows has been chosen as one of the 22 London projects to receive funding as part of the Mayor’s plan to deliver more rewilding in London. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan reiterated his support for restoring London’s natural biodiversity by committing a further £1m to re-wild the capital. Councillor James Asser, Cabinet member […]

Sheltered Housing at Hamara Ghar gets £1.7m decarbonisation fund

Newham Council has been awarded £1.7m Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund Wave 2 grant funding to enable retrofit work on Hamara Ghar; our flagship sheltered housing improvement/renovation scheme. Retrofit work undertaken will include upgrade and decarbonisation of the heating and hot water system, and major improvement. Councillor Shaban Mohammed, Cabinet Member for Housing said: “Our aim […]

Newham Council invites residents to the Beckton Parks Masterplan design consultation

Newham Council invited residents to provide feedback on the designs for the Beckton Parks Masterplan at Beckton Globe Library on Saturday 11 March. East Architecture began work on interpreting the content of the Community Vision into a series of initial design responses in September 2022 which were presented to residents and stakeholders through a series […]

Cash boost to improve the Greenway


Newham Council has been awarded £50,000 from The Mayor of London’s Rewild London Fund for The Greenway Pollinator Trail. This will create new habitats for bees, butterflies and pollinators across the Greenway. A successful pilot of the wildflower verges took place in 2021. Cllr James Asser, Cabinet Member for Environment and Sustainable Transport said: “I […]

Council joins UK100, pledging bold action to tackle climate change

The Leader of Chorley Council has joined a network of local government leaders in the UK by signing a pledge to deliver ambitious local climate action. Councillor Alistair Bradley has signed the UK100 Membership pledge which is a promise to take bold action to make substantial progress within the next decade to deliver Net Zero. […]