Work for Us – Estate Officer

Current Job Vacancies:

Estate Officer – part time 4 days per week
Salary: £31,238 (30 hours a week pro rata £24,990)

Click here for details.

Closing Date: Midday, 2 November 2018

TMO Board Elections 2018

The 2018 Annual General Meeting of the TMO took place on 19 September 2018.  The meeting approved the accounts for 2017/2018, which showed a healthy increase in our reserves.  Following Board elections, the TMO Board now consists of:

Kevin Durrant Stephen Smeeth
Bridget Menton Malcolm Grant
Janice Brunsdon June Salih
Jean Penn Iris Dealy
Angela Auston

Summer Newsletter 2018

The Summer Newsletter with details of the planned trip to Margate can be seen here Summer Newsletter 2018.

New TMO Manager

Following an open recruitment, the TMO has recruited a new manager, Mary Powell, who started here on 11 June 2018.  Mary has previously worked as a TMO Estate Services Manager in Wandsworth.  She also has previous experience of leasehold management,  managing general needs properties for councils and housing associations in North London and working in supported housing.  The Board is grateful to Owen Ramsay for his hard work as Acting Manager during the 8 month period when this recruitment was taking place.

All Change at Arden

After nearly seven years Paul Smith has left the TMO. In a popular leaving party there were many tributes; a recognition of the many improvements that have been made during this time. Paul thanked both staff and the Board for their assistance; their massive has helped make Arden a great success.

His post is currently being advertised in Inside Housing and the Guardian.  If you are interested: please apply! The closing date is March 20th 2018.

Fun with Shakes

Shakespeare came to Arden on August 19th 2017. He saw some amazing things.

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The people weren’t too bad either….

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Justyna Fedec took some great photographs on the day. You can see them at Fun With Shakes.

Arden Summer Party: Fun with Shakes

On Saturday, August 19th 2017, 1pm – 4pm Arden TMO and Peer gallery are hosting a party for the Arden Estate. It will be themed around our old friend William Shakespeare.

There will be FREE Shakespeare inspired art workshops for children and adults. There will be comic drawing with Rudy Loewe, costume making with Alice McCabe, ceramics with Town Gas, and drama workshops prepared by Shakespeare in Shoreditch; while Ministry of Stories will help find the writer inside you. You can also make badges, learn about Shoreditch Library, and get to know our local organisations Ivy Street Family Centre and Shoreditch Trust.

Or just turn up to enjoy the free tea, cake, falafel and a chat with your neighbours!

All welcome. Free event. No need to book.

We thank Hackney Council for their generous support.

A Very Unusual Birthday Party

Jim Hayward, Arden’s oldest resident, celebrated his 100th birthday on July 23rd 2017.  To honour such a rare event Arden TMO and the 444 Air Squadron, Air Cadets hosted a special birthday party for Jim. He is an amazing character, as you can see.


Summer Newsletter 2017

For the latest news, which includes details of a trip to Brighton and a fun day in August, see our current newsletter: Summer2017.

Khadija’s Garden

In memory of Khadija Saye, an artist who died in the Grenfell Tower fire, PEER gallery and Arden TMO have renamed the Pocket Park as Khadija’s Garden.

Last Wednesday, on July 19th 2017, PEER hosted a memorial ceremony to rename the Park and also to remember Khadija’s personality and her work in the local area.  For details of the ceremony there is an article in The Art Newspaper. To know more about Khadija, who worked with the TMO, taking some of the photographs on this website, you can visit PEER gallery.

She will be missed.

Art on Arden

The third instalment of PEER’s Four Seasons programme, which exhibits the responses of artists to the natural world, starts on Wednesday, May 17th 2017. You can see the programme details in the cabinet on the side of Diana House, close to the Hoxton Street Post Office, on the Arden Estate.

If you would like to meet the stars, learn about fabrics or make beautiful patterns out of plants and flowers (even weeds!) these are the shows for you.

All events are free. For more details see the 4 Seasons Spring poster.

Caliban Tower (Central Heating Update)

We are to host a meeting on March 8th 2017 to discuss progress on the central heating project for Caliban Tower. The meeting will start at 7pm, and will be held in the Regan Way Community Hall.

Healthy in Hackney

Hackney Council is running free cooking classes and cheap fitnesses classes to encourage both healthy lifestyles and healthy eating. If you would like more information please go to the following link: Healthy Hackney.

Winter Newsletter 2016

For the latest news and our Xmas opening hours see our current newsletter: winter2016.

Hoxton Stories

PEER are running their Four Seasons programme, which shows the responses of artists to the natural world. You can see the autumn exhibition in the cabinet on the side of Diana House, close to the Hoxton Street Post Office, on the Arden Estate.

As part of the autumn season PEER are organising  Walking With Trees. You walk around Hoxton looking at trees; you then write a story about what you have seen.

The event is free.

Time: Saturday, 19th November, 2-4pm

Meet: at PEER, 97-99 Hoxton St, London, N1 6QL (next to the Post Office).

For more details see the Four Seasons autumn poster.

The best story about an Arden tree will be published on this website.

Caliban Tower

On October 17th 2016 Mayor Philip Glanville hosted a meeting at the Regan Way Community Hall to discuss plans to put central heating into Caliban Tower. The meeting enthusiastically agreed to the proposal, which is now due to begin in the summer of 2017.

If you wish to know more about the scheme the TMO office can supply you with a booklet.

Summer Newsletter 2016

For the latest news from our current newsletter: summer2016