Lambeth apologises after ‘damaging’ repairs to listed Macintosh Court

Kate Macintosh points out the new pipes in a screenshot from Tom Cordell's film Macintosh Court - the story so far

Architect extracts admission that work ‘went beyond’ listed building consent

Lambeth council has admitted that some of the work carried out by its contractors at Kate Macintosh’s sheltered housing scheme does not have listed building consent.

The architect and residents have been lobbying the council for weeks over the quality of the work at grade II-listed Macintosh Court in Streatham which they describe as “shoddy”, poorly planned and inflicting “misery” on residents.

Macintosh, who has delivered a detailed report to council officers listing what she says is a catalogue of failings, said: “The contractors have carried out significant alterations to this grade II-listed building without [fully complying with] listed building consent.

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