It’s now less than three weeks until the 2017 Elephant & Castle Community Fund closes to entries – read about previous winners and how to make your project stand out!

The Elephant & Castle Community Fund 2017, delivered in partnership with Southwark Council, is open for entries and there are just under three weeks left to put in your bid for a share of the £50,000 fund for your project. With past winners ranging from wellbeing initiatives to arts-based projects tackling mental health through creativity, the work of our recipients …

Introducing Futurehome: a generation ahead

Futurehome is on its way to Elephant Park, our award-winning urban regeneration project which will deliver 3,000 new homes by 2025, as well as a brand new park, 50 new shops, restaurants and cafes, as well as a net-zero carbon energy to all the new homes. Futurehome is a collection of 15 three and four-bedroom townhouses designed to world-leading Passivhaus …

Elephant and Castle Community Fund 2017 opens for entries bringing total grants to £175,000

We’re delighted to announce that the 2017 Elephant and Castle community fund – created by Lendlease and Southwark Council and managed by the London Community Foundation – is now open for entries. The fund, which was launched in 2012, has to date awarded £125,000 to 19 fantastic community organisations who have delivered everything from innovative arts projects to helping community …

Inspiring women at Elephant Park

Paula Garvey – Public Realm Development Project Manager The final post in our series of profiles looking at women working in the industry at Elephant Park is with Paula Garvey – Public Realm Development Project Manager, who has worked for Lendlease for just over a year. We caught up with Paula to find out more about the opportunities a role …

International Women’s Day: Inspiring women at Elephant Park

Claire Stephan – Construction Manager In the next part of our International Women’s Day series on women in the construction and built environment sector, we spoke to a pivotal member of our highly skilled construction team working on the Elephant Park site. Claire Stephan is an Assistant Construction Manager with Lendlease. As part of the construction team delivering this flagship …

International Women’s Day: Inspiring women at Elephant Park

Georgina Scott – Commercial Finance Director In the next part of our International Women’s Day series profiling inspiring women working in our business, we talked to Georgina Scott – Commercial Finance Director at Lendlease working on Elephant Park. As a member of the development’s Senior Leadership Team, Georgina tells us more about her role and the limitless opportunities for women …

International Women’s Day: celebrating inspiring women at Elephant Park

Wednesday 8th March is International Women’s Day. This year’s theme is about asking people to #BeBoldForChange – to help forge a better, more inclusive gender equal world. Diversity and inclusion is at the heart of the way Lendlease does business and we are proud to work alongside thousands of inspiring women across our business worldwide. To celebrate International Women’s Day …

Elephant Park 2016 – an award-winning year

From employing hundreds of Southwark residents, to the launch of the Southwark Construction Skills Centre and from celebrating local artists to being celebrated for our architecture – it’s fair to say that it’s been an exciting year for Lendlease and Elephant Park. We’ve reached new milestones and worked with a host of fantastic individuals and organisations along the way. As …

Have yourself a very Elephant Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and we’re ready to enjoy everything The Elephant has to offer over the festive season. Take a look at our latest blog for a handy guide to getting the most out of the season with an Elephant and Castle twist. See in the season with Southwark Cathedral It wouldn’t be Christmas without …

It’s National Tree Week!

This week is National Tree Week! Since 1975, National Tree Week has been the UK’s largest tree celebration annually, launching the start of the winter tree planting season. It is a week designed to encourage people to think about, celebrate and explore the beauty and necessity of the UK’s trees and woodlands with a series of special events running throughout …