Ladybur Housing estate in London

Ladybur Housing Development History

Building the impossible dream


1975-1985

1975-1985 era 1975-1985 era 1975-1985 era
  • 1975 Ladybur Co-operative formed
  • 1976 Refurbishment to estate started
  • 1980 Refurbishment to estate completed
  • 1985 Landscaping of estate starts

1986-1990

1986-1990 era 1986-1990 era 1986-1990 era
  • 1989 Inverted roof put on all blocks
  • 1990 Cyclical redecoration programme started one block a year
  • 1990 Replacement wooden fence put up around estate

1991-1995

1991-1995 era 1991-1995 era 1991-1995 era
  • 1991 New garden beds built
  • 1992 First newsletter (Ladybur Latest) produced
  • 1994 Barrier gates put up on entrances to estate
  • 1994 Double glazed doors and windows fitted to all flats

1996-1999

1996-1999 era 1996-1999 era 1996-1999 era
  • 1996 Satellite TV installed to all flats
  • 1997 CCTV installed on estate
  • 1997 Door entry alarms fitted to all flats
  • 1998 Rent system computerised
  • 1999 Metal fence erected around estate
  • 1999 Cable TV installed on estate

2000-2005

2000-2005 era 2000-2005 era 2000-2005 era
  • 2000 Freehold of estate purchased
  • 2001 Adjacent derelict land purchased from local authority
  • 2002 Smoke detectors fitted in all flats
  • 2003 Ladybur House - purpose built office completed
  • 2003 Wells Court (block of flats) built
  • 2003 Re-registered as a Fully Mutual Co-operative
  • 2004 Front gardens created for ground floor flats
  • 2005 First set of new boilers installed
  • 2005 New pitched roof conversion begins

2006-2009

2006-2009 era 2006-2009 era 2006-2009 era
  • 2006 New pitched roof conversion completed
  • 2007 Estate common areas tarmaced
  • 2007 Second set of boilers fitted
  • 2008 Partnership with Homes for Haringey set up
  • 2009 All radiators and heating pipe work replaced - in partnership with British Gas
  • 2009 Recycling programme commences
  • 2009 Brick garden walls to ground floor flats project begins
  • 2009 New corporate logo

2010

2010 era 2010 era 2010 era
  • 2010 Upgraded lighting to all common parts
  • 2010 New website launched