Category Community Development


The Changing Landscape of Brixton

High Trees have recently secured funding for a innovative peer-led research project to explore the Changing Landscape of Brixton.  Funded and supported by the Greater London Authority (GLA), this project focuses on the effect of Brixton’s changing landscape on the previously established communities.  High Trees is training 15 local people in Community Organising and peer research […]


High Trees and St Martin’s Tenants and Residents Association

High Trees have been working alongside St. Martins Tenants and Residents Association (TRA) to support them to increase community action on St. Martin’s estate.  This work has been funded and supported by the Evening Standard dispossessed fund since April 2016. For the remaining three months of the project there will be a series of social […]


St Martins Residents Association AGM

The St Martins Residents Association AGM will be held this evening on Wednesday 9th November at 7pm at the High Trees office. All St Martin’s residents are invited – this is a chance to help support your TRA in shaping the future of St Martins Estate. The chair and treasurer will give a report about what […]


St Martins Together Launch Party

  Join us for the St Martin’s Together Launch Party on Saturday 6th August. ST. MARTIN’S TOGETHER Launch Party Saturday 6th August 2016, 1-5pm St Martins Community Centre, Abbots Park, SW2 3PW Download publicity here Come and join us for the launch of the exciting new St Martin’s Together Project What will there be? Activities […]


Church Friendship Group

High Trees recently went to visit the Friendship Group  at Holy Trinity Church in Tulse Hill to raise awareness on Neighbourhood Planning.  Our Community Organisers listened to the group and discussed how they could use Neighbourhood planning to help shape the area they live in.  The Friendship Group used the ‘listening tree’ to record the […]


Recent Workshops

The 3 Workshops on Community Organising, Community Rights and Neighbourhood Planning went well and we had a good turn out of local people.  The workshops were about raising awareness about the powers they have to help shape and develop their Community.  It is amazing to see local people using the passion they have for their […]


Your Neighbourhood Needs you!

We have three upcoming workshops on the 25th, 28th and 30th of June.  High Trees are running theses workshops to keep local people informed about the power they have to make decisions that shape what their communities look like, while also teaching the key principles of Community Organising. If you are interested in any of these sessions please register here or […]

© 2015 High Trees Community Development Trust. All Rights Reserved.
Charity No. 1079581 l Company No. 3573630