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Saturday, 5 March 2022

Council estates in Wandsworth are to benefit from an extra £90 million of improvements between now and April 2025.

This is in addition to £535 million already committed to the house building and purchase programme over the current four years.

A contractor has been appointed to carry out works to upgrade and replace cold water tanks in a number of housing blocks.

Wandsworth's cabinet member for housing Cllr Jonathan Cook said: “We have unveiled a huge programme of improvements to the borough’s council estates. This investment will make a big difference to the daily lives of many thousands of people.

“People living on our estates will benefit from major upgrades to lighting, heating and security around their homes. Many blocks will also get brand new roofs, windows and lifts and there will be new boilers plus kitchens and bathrooms fitted in a large number of properties.

“And at the same time as these improvements are being rolled out, we are also freezing rents for our 17,000 tenants and freezing heating and hot water bills for more than 3,000 homes.

“We will also continue with our ambitious plans for major regeneration and new build schemes in the borough, regenerating local estates to provide better quality homes and neighbourhoods and also on building new affordable homes for rent and shared ownership.

“The council has a long and sustained record of investing heavily in local housing estates to ensure that our residents live in good quality accommodation. These plans for the next four years show that picture continuing.”


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