HOUSING ACT 1985 SECTION 105 CONSULTATION

Consultation on the proposed project to reduce carbon emissions and energy bills for secure tenants on the following estate: Myatt’s Field South Estate, SW9 6NU

Lambeth council has declared a climate emergency and committed to reaching Net Zero carbon emissions on its own estate by 2030. Energy use in homes is responsible for the vast majority of the council’s emissions and 42% of Lambeth borough’s total emissions. Therefore, if we want to achieve Net Zero by 2030, the energy efficiency of our homes must improve, and we must transition away from the use of natural gas (a fossil fuel which produces carbon dioxide when burnt)

We recently held Lambeth’s Citizens’ Assembly on the Climate Crisis, to come together and work towards a consensus on how we reduce the borough’s carbon emissions. One of the key recommendations that came out of the citizens’ assembly was a borough-wide retrofit strategy (retrofit is the all-encompassing term for retrospectively improving the energy efficiency of buildings and reducing their carbon emissions).

Myatt's Field South Estate

The Myatt’s Field South Estate has been chosen as the first estate in the borough to benefit from a retrofit project and will result in Net Zero carbon homes.

Retrofitting our homes has lots of other benefits for residents, aside from simply reducing carbon emissions. These include:
  • Reducing energy bills for residents
  • Improving health and wellbeing through reduced damp and mould issues
  • Improving internal air quality via the removal of gas combustion and better ventilation
  • Creating more comfortable homes that are warmer and less draughty in the winter, and cooler in the summer
  • Reducing fire risk through the removal of gas
  • Improving resilience to a changing climate
We want to hear from you!

Your home has been identified as suitable to take part in this project. However, before moving ahead with any changes, we want your views on these proposals.

More information
  • All feedback must be received by Friday 28th January 2022 at midnight
  • If you need to access the materials in a different language, please contact the team using the following details: communications@lambeth.gov.uk
Thank you for taking part in this consultation.

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