03 May 2010

Lambeth Cabinet Member joins Vassall Labour candidates for visit to PACCA homes

Councillor Lorna Campbell, Lambeth Cabinet Member responsible for Health and Wellbeing, joined Vassall Labour candidates on a visit to the Patmos Area Community Conservation Association TMO in Vassall Ward. She saw for herself the goood work that PACCA has been doing in refurbishing empty housing to bring them back into use.

Councillor Lorna Campbell with Kingsley Abrams at PACCALorna (in the centre of the photo with the clipboard) joined with Vassall Labour candidate Councillor Kingsley Abrams to visit one of the properties that PACCA has refurbished. The property will be shortly be let to someone in housing need on the Lambeth waiting list.

Councillor Lorna Campbell with PACCA staffLorna had a look around the renovations that have been carried out both on the outside and the inside of the property before meeting the PACCA staff.

She commented "I was really impressed on my visit with the professionalism and dedication of PACCA staff and their commitment to bringing empty housing in the PACCA area back into use." She added "I think this is Lambeth at its best - working in partnership with local people to make the area better."

Councillor Kingsley Abrams added "I have been working with PACCA for over four years and have, like Lorna, been impressed with the PACCA staff dedication. Their work is an example to the rest of Lambeth of what can be achived by local people working together."

PACCA covers the area of Vassall Ward around Patmos Road including Bathgate House, Cadman Close, Cancell Road, Dalkeith House, Elliott Road, Frederick Crescent, Halsmere Road, Langton Road, Lothian Road, Myatt Road, Patmos Road, Regency Mews, Salisbury Place, Silverburn House, Tindal Street and Turner Close. Further information on PACCA is available on the PACCA website.