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by RJM
13 Oct 2019 19:48
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: What’s going on at x?
Replies: 3
Views: 732

Re: What’s going on at x?

I know nothing about any of these, but it would be great to fill some of the empty spaces! I hope it's not just the landlords tarting them up a bit, or if it is then it succeeds as a strategy.
by RJM
4 Oct 2019 14:33
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Sydenham Extinction Demo
Replies: 1
Views: 539

Re: Sydenham Extinction Demo

As a train commuter who came in from Silverdale, the only sign of this was a bloke in hi-vis with leaflets outside the station. As I was focused on getting a coffee (in my reusable cup) at the time, I didn't actually properly register why he was there. So maybe not a resounding success?
by RJM
27 Sep 2019 11:14
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Bell Green Proposals
Replies: 10
Views: 1506

Re: Bell Green Proposals

Isn't this just a group of folks wishes? And nothing to do with the council/land owners? Yes, but I imagine they must think there's some point in doing this and asking people's opinions - presumably to then try and campaign for the council/land owners to improve the site. If they're just doing it f...
by RJM
22 Sep 2019 15:10
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Bell Green Proposals
Replies: 10
Views: 1506

Re: Bell Green Proposals

I assumed when they said mixed retail/housing that it would be the current favoured style of block of flats with Tesco Metro/Sainsburys Local in the bottom of it, rather than the big supermarket we currently have. That's not an ideal replacement for a big supermarket in my view as they tend to be pr...
by RJM
21 Sep 2019 22:53
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Bell Green Proposals
Replies: 10
Views: 1506

Bell Green Proposals

Did anyone make the public meeting last week? The proposals are here: http://www.discourse-architecture.com/BellGreenExhibitionPanels.pdf and the feedback form is https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/survey-taken/?sm=YrVVYXNO0BCvdGbIE9MYPavtlQmH4ij_2FDNQ7nwjZUg7fMwCcdfmtiBpvzyZrYyH9BS9QyZZYVY2Uu7uRc5QTePA...
by RJM
12 Sep 2019 17:36
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: New houses
Replies: 11
Views: 2135

Re: New houses

Is this the site somewhere on the other side from the school which has already been levelled? I note from the picture that they might well loom over the houses on the side road opposite them: Bromley might find this objectionable, but I don't know about Lewisham. It's further up Mayow Road, towards...
by RJM
27 Aug 2019 12:55
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Mad Dough
Replies: 25
Views: 3961

Re: Mad Dough

Would they need planning permission if it's not a change of use? (I know very little about planning permission)

They have a website! https://www.maddough.co.uk/
by RJM
23 Aug 2019 08:49
Forum: Town Asylum
Topic: Sockpuppets on t'other forum
Replies: 402
Views: 46823

Re: Sockpuppets on t'other forum

There wasn't a Flavabaker account on .life - it was a Twitter account, highlighted by CB. So as he wasn't posting as Flavabaker on.life, there was no need to verify that account there.
by RJM
19 Aug 2019 08:20
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: NEW: LGBTQIA+ Book Group at Kirkdale Bookshop!
Replies: 27
Views: 4203

Re: NEW: LGBTQIA+ Book Group at Kirkdale Bookshop!

Why on earth would an event advertisement not be allowed? They're very common on the forum and they're an important part of the community. The abbreviation used is very common, some people have (reasonable) issues with part of it but no one appears to be upset at the event in question. Why on earth ...
by RJM
16 Aug 2019 08:32
Forum: Town Asylum
Topic: Sockpuppets on t'other forum
Replies: 402
Views: 46823

Re: Sockpuppets on t'other forum

Apparently sad to miss it: https://se23.life/t/local-meet-up-sylvan-post/12679/53

His self-imposed "break" appears to be coming to an end.
by RJM
13 Aug 2019 10:35
Forum: Town Asylum
Topic: Sockpuppets on t'other forum
Replies: 402
Views: 46823

Re: Sockpuppets on t'other forum

I don't think CB is ever going to admit that he's secretly an unpleasant person and the extent of his duplicity. I am starting to wonder how useful continuing to discuss it is when nothing has changed. I absolutely think that this thread should remain up in case the situation changes, and as a recor...
by RJM
5 Aug 2019 13:05
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Drowning Place - Beckenham Place Park
Replies: 88
Views: 13042

Re: The Drowning Place - Beckenham Place Park

However... it may well be the covenant refers to the people of the district of Catford. It was an urban district by nature so whether or not it was formally governed as a UDC is somewhat irrelevant . Feel free to troll on. The Beckenham Place Friends history does not refer to LCC purchasing the Par...
by RJM
5 Aug 2019 10:14
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Drowning Place - Beckenham Place Park
Replies: 88
Views: 13042

Re: The Drowning Place - Beckenham Place Park

That's strange, as I'd expect there to be records for it somewhere if it existed other than in a mention in deeds. Regardless, it clearly has nothing to do with Beckenham Place Park as the LCC bought it directly from the Cator family. It was given to the borough. The Cator family disposed of their ...
by RJM
5 Aug 2019 08:23
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Drowning Place - Beckenham Place Park
Replies: 88
Views: 13042

Re: The Drowning Place - Beckenham Place Park

That's strange, as I'd expect there to be records for it somewhere if it existed other than in a mention in deeds. Regardless, it clearly has nothing to do with Beckenham Place Park as the LCC bought it directly from the Cator family.
by RJM
3 Aug 2019 09:53
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Drowning Place - Beckenham Place Park
Replies: 88
Views: 13042

Re: The Drowning Place - Beckenham Place Park

There was indeed an urban district of Catford... and while London County Council may well have purchased the land from the Urban District the covenant would still apply. The records are held by Lewisham. Not according to the National Archives, or according to the Lewisham Archives catalogue - I che...
by RJM
2 Aug 2019 09:42
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Drowning Place - Beckenham Place Park
Replies: 88
Views: 13042

Re: The Drowning Place - Beckenham Place Park

Whilst there may be a covenant specifying that the park is for the free use of residents, I don't think it's for residents of the Urban District Council of Catford. I can't find any evidence of that body (and historical evidence of such things is my day job, so if it existed, I'd be able to find whe...
by RJM
1 Aug 2019 16:05
Forum: Town Asylum
Topic: Sockpuppets on t'other forum
Replies: 402
Views: 46823

Re: Sockpuppets on t'other forum

Ah, I didn't realise "trust" levels meant you could do that :oops: . I've never used a forum where anyone without admin privileges could edit thread titles. I'm not entirely convinced by the poster in question, but will downgrade my suspicions!
by RJM
1 Aug 2019 14:05
Forum: Town Asylum
Topic: Sockpuppets on t'other forum
Replies: 402
Views: 46823

Re: Sockpuppets on t'other forum

To go back to sockpuppeting briefly - I've noticed a non-mod on the other forum making reference to editing titles of threads. Assuming that this isn't a standard ability, would I be right in thinking that's a CB sockpuppet? Edit: I idly googled the user name and found a matching Twitter profile tha...
by RJM
31 Jul 2019 10:41
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Local Social - fixed for Wednesday 25 September 7pm, Dolphin
Replies: 26
Views: 4521

Re: Local Social

How about Thursday 29 August or Thursday 5 September? If we build it, they will come!!! Suzie I can't actually do either of those, on account of not being in London those days - or for most of those weeks, due to work/holiday. But if the majority can make it, go ahead! Someone has to pick a date so...
by RJM
30 Jul 2019 08:25
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Local Social - fixed for Wednesday 25 September 7pm, Dolphin
Replies: 26
Views: 4521

Re: Local Social

I'm up for this too, assuming we can find a date I can do! (Work/holiday around that time make it a bit more complicated)