At the beginning of October 2015, For Jimmy and investment management company, BlackRock, began working with Grinling Gibbons Primary School to help a group of Year 4 pupils build Safe Havens on Deptford High Street.
“I have been pleased to hear more about the growing impact of the Safe Haven programme, and I am proud that City Hall remains a Safe Haven for Londoners in this part of the capital.”
As many of you will already be aware, our Ten Thousand Hands café in Ladywell Fields was broken into at the weekend and equipment was stolen.
We recently took a group of eight Year 10 students from Deptford Green School to Waverton Investment Management.
Amari helped us build Safe Havens on Deptford High Street, alongside a group of Year 8 pupils from Deptford Green school.
There is a belief that locking young people up will solve the problem of violence on our streets, but that hasn’t worked and it’s not a deterrent.