AYLESBURY REGENERATION MUST NOT REPEAT HEYGATE MISTAKES

Southwark Liberal Democrats have released a statement following the announcement that a preferred developer partner being chosen for the Aylesbury estate regeneration project, urging the council not to repeat the mistakes made at the Heygate.

In a statement released to the press, Southwark Liberal Democrats said:

"Southwark Liberal Democrats are pleased that the plans to rebuild the Aylesbury are making progress. Whatever Southwark Labour say, it is clear that they did not get the best deal at the Heygate, so for everybody’s sake the council must learn lessons from that. Regeneration mustn’t be used as an excuse to drive out local families."

"Liberal Democrat councillors will be on the side of residents and continue to campaign for affordable homes in all new developments."