Estates and Neighbourhoods

Read stories related to our Estates and Neighbourhoods Mission: By 2030, Camden’s estates and their neighbourhoods are healthy, sustainable and unlock creativity.

Camden’s New Homes for Small Sites Programme: we want to hear from you

Camden’s New Homes for Small Sites Programme: we want to hear from you 1900 1078 WeMakeCamden

Camden Council is launching a new house-building project to build even more new homes as part of the Community Investment…

Community Champions: healthy living, shaped by residents

Community Champions: healthy living, shaped by residents 1920 1668 Karishma Puri

Born within a fortnight of the first COVID-19 lockdown, Community Champions was set up to help tackle health inequalities identified…

A Space For Us, a new museum for Somers Town

A Space For Us, a new museum for Somers Town 1920 1280 Isabelle O'Carroll

We’re no strangers to the incredible stories that lurk just under the surface of our streets, but creating a museum…

Salvino, a local shop and community lifeline

Salvino, a local shop and community lifeline 1920 1280 Isabelle O'Carroll

Salvino is a family-run delicatessen and wine shop on the edges of Kentish Town. Opened in 1981, we spoke to…

How to join or start a food co-op in your community

How to join or start a food co-op in your community 1920 1210 Isabelle O'Carroll

Co-operation Town in Kentish Town is a network of community-led food co-ops that run different groups around Camden. What is…

Clarkson Row, a blooming oasis in the heart of Camden

Clarkson Row, a blooming oasis in the heart of Camden 1920 1280 Karishma Puri

For the residents of Clarkson Row near Euston, a simple series of planters have helped them build a community, lower…

The Zen Project, bringing bitesize meditation to Camden’s streets

The Zen Project, bringing bitesize meditation to Camden’s streets 1920 1236 Caroline Simpson

The Zen Project is a mobile wellbeing station that offers guided Zen sessions from a converted American school bus. The…

Have your say for sustainable, creative neighbourhoods in Camden

Have your say for sustainable, creative neighbourhoods in Camden 2560 1708 WeMakeCamden

One of Camden’s four Missions for 2030 is that estates and streets are creative and sustainable. We’ve captured some of…

The cultural centre helping our Somali community in difficult times

The cultural centre helping our Somali community in difficult times 1920 1280 WeMakeCamden

Supporting our Somali community since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Camden Somali Cultural Centre in Kentish Town has been nominated for…

Global Generation’s Story Garden helps local residents connect with nature

Global Generation’s Story Garden helps local residents connect with nature 2560 1707 WeMakeCamden

Educational charity Global Generation have been creating community gardens and popups in Camden since 2009 and established their Story Garden…

A white man and woman pack food donations into paper bags

Keeping people connected – SHAK supports the community

Keeping people connected – SHAK supports the community 1920 1280 WeMakeCamden

South Hampstead and Kilburn Community Partnership (SHAK) is a local organisation that, like many, has adapted to support residents since…

Holly Lodge Estate residents team up to offer COVID-19 support

Holly Lodge Estate residents team up to offer COVID-19 support 1920 1280 WeMakeCamden

Residents on Holly Lodge Estate in Highgate pulled together when the pandemic began and have been supporting each other and…

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