Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse in Lambeth

These are the areas of our investigation into Lambeth Council and all it’s children’s homes which will appear in our report. If you have have any information on any of these topics please email in confidence to shirleyoakssurvivors@gmail.com.

 

Click here to view the transcript from Lambeth's IICSA preliminary hearing.

1st Preliminary Hearing Transcript (24th March 2016)

2nd Preliminary Transcript (27th July 2016)

SHIRLEY OAKS CHILDREN’S HOME INVESTIGATION

 

Shirley Oaks History

  1. Sign of the Times

 

The Guardians, The Proprietors of Shirley Oaks  

  1. The Guardian’s Rules for Running Shirley Oaks 1903

  2. The Guardian’s History

  3. Shirley Oaks’ Proud History 

 

The London County Council 

  1. LCC History 1948 - 1965

  2. LCC Rules for Running Shirley Oaks

 

Management Involvement in Paedophilia

  1. Management Rules for Running Shirley Oaks 1950 - 1965

  2. The Start of the Abuse at Shirley Oaks 1950 - 1965

  3. Shirley Oaks Management / Paedophiles 

 

Lambeth’s Takeover of Shirley Oaks

  1. Lambeth History from 1965 - 1983

  2. Lambeth Rules for Running Shirley Oaks

  3. Social Services, Foster Parents and Adoptive Parents

  4. Facilitators / Peripatetic Staff

 

Paedophile Activity in Shirley Oaks

  1. Case Study on Paedophiles in the 38 Shirley Oaks Cottages

  2. The Infiltration of Paedophiles within Shirley Oaks Children’s Home

 

Surrounding Organisations and External Paedophiles

  1. Social Aunties and Uncles

  2. The Scouts and Cubs

  3. Churches

  4. Swimming Club

  5. Judo

  6. ILEA School

  7. Crystal Palace Football Club

  8. The Police

 

Shirley Oaks and the Decant 

  1. Case Study of Fern House - First Shirley Oaks House to be Decanted 

SOSA’s INVESTIGATION OF LAMBETH COUNCIL

 

Lambeth Council

  1. Background to our Investigation

  2. The History of Lambeth Council

  3. Social Services History

  4. Corruption Within The Council

  5. Corporate Responsibility

 

Investigations

  1. Operation Trawler

  2. Middleton/CHILE 

 

Analysis of Lambeth’s 15 Inquiries 

  1. Internal Investigations into Child Abuse 

 

Lambeth Council Management

  1. Lambeth Employed Paedophiles 1965 - 2000

 

An Overview of Paedophile Activity in Lambeth’s Children’s Homes

  1. The Activity of Paedophile

  2. Facilitators 

 

Case Study on Lambeth’s Children’s Homes

  1. Angell Road

  2. South Vale / Wood Vale

  3. Highland Road

  4. Chevington

  5. St Saviours

  6. Coronation Building

  7. Vauxhall Hostel

  8. Nottingham Road

 

Other Connected Children’s Homes

  1. The Den

  2. North Wales

  3. Bristol

   

Lambeth Council’s Child Care Obligations

  1. Social Services

  2. Social Services Inspectorate

 

Surrounding Organisations 

  1. The Association of Combined Youth Clubs (ACYC)

  2. The Lambeth Project

  3. Lambeth: Youth and Community in the Met Police (YAC)

  4. St Vincent De Paul and the Church

  5. The Metropolitan Police

 

Lambeth to Liverpool

  1. Lambeth’s Connection to Liverpool

 

Liability for Abuse

  1. Lambeth Council 

  2. Croydon Council

  3. The Police

  4. The Department of Health

  5. The State 

Shirley Oaks Survivors Association (SOSA)
shirleyoakssurvivors@gmail.com | +44 (0)207 701 9950