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by annabel mclaren
10 Dec 2014 12:30
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: RebuildTheGreyhound - pub to be rebuilt by April 2015?
Replies: 994
Views: 496179

Re: #RebuildTheGreyhound - pub to be rebuilt by April 2015?

We've now heard that Lewisham planners met the Greyhound's owners on site on Monday to discuss the methods to be employed for the removal of the RSJ and the mezzanine floor prior to rebuilding the Greyhound in order to comply with the 2010 planning permission. It's been agreed that the roof should b...
by annabel mclaren
14 Jul 2014 13:24
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Second Annual Colours of India UK
Replies: 3
Views: 1335

The Second Annual Colours of India UK

An evening celebrating the vibrant and diverse culture of India, this second annual event is bigger and better than ever! The show originated in Canada and was featured at SAF 2013 to a sold-out crowd and rave reviews. It includes ornate classical dance from three regions, haunting music and bhangra...
by annabel mclaren
12 Jul 2013 13:12
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Cohousing in Sydenham - Featherstone Lodge
Replies: 9
Views: 3855

Cohousing in Sydenham - Featherstone Lodge

Featherstone Cohousing is situated at 1-1a Eliot Bank, near the junction of Sydenham Hill and Kirkdale. It is a large Victorian lodge with spacious grounds which could provide 33 spacious self-contained apartments and houses. Members of Featherstone Cohousing are holding an Open Day on Saturday 27th...
by annabel mclaren
5 Mar 2013 18:38
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Say No To T£sco
Replies: 62
Views: 16847

Re: Say No To T£sco

As Biscuitman has said earlier in this thread, there are no planning policies that will help us resist the application by Tesco for a convenience store on this site. The premises currently have an A3 use class (restaurants, snack bars and cafes) and change of use to A1 (shops, retail warehouses, san...
by annabel mclaren
1 Oct 2012 09:48
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Sydenham Road Improvement works update
Replies: 5
Views: 2050

Sydenham Road Improvement works update

I've been contacted by Lewisham Council with a link to the page on their website where the contractor will give updates on the progress of the work on Sydenham Road. This is their first posting - others will follow at the link below. “We are now 14 days into this year-long project, and this past wee...
by annabel mclaren
9 May 2012 14:59
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Advice needed re care homes in Sydenham
Replies: 10
Views: 4481

Re: Advice needed re care homes in Sydenham

Hullo Lois The home further up on Westwood Hill is called Westwood House. It's very good - I've had personal experience of it as two close relatives stayed there. It's run by the Barchester group and this is its weblink: http://www.barchester.com Please PM me if you would like any more information. ...
by annabel mclaren
7 Apr 2012 08:18
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Easter Egg hunt in the high street on Saturday
Replies: 1
Views: 1147

Re: Easter Egg hunt in the high street on Saturday

Sydenham's Easter egg trail starts at 11am (today, Easter Saturday) with the following shops taking part: Cobbs Corner Sugahill Café & Gallery– 250 Kirkdale Robinson & JacksonEstate Agents – 256 Kirkdale Kirkdale Bookshop – 272 Kirkdale Sydenham DIY – 274 Kirkdale High Street Shakthi Supermarket – 5...
by annabel mclaren
16 Feb 2012 15:24
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Save Sydenham Police station: Brian Paddick visit
Replies: 6
Views: 2344

Save Sydenham Police station: Brian Paddick visit

Sat 18 Feb, 10am outside Sydenham Police Station, 179 Dartmouth Road SE26 4RN Join the Sydenham and Forest Hill Socs this Saturday outside the police station at 10am and meet Brian Paddick, prospective Liberal Democrat Mayor of London, who is visiting Sydenham to show his support for community poli...
by annabel mclaren
31 Jan 2012 18:56
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Proposed closure of Sydenham police station
Replies: 38
Views: 13695

Re: Proposed closure of Sydenham police station

Thank you Bensonby for the background info above. The Met Police's Crime Mapping data at this link: http://maps.met.police.uk/access.php?area=E01003335&sort=rate&order=d shows that sub ward E01003335 (central Sydenham, including the Thorpes) has the highest levels of reported crime in the area. Cont...
by annabel mclaren
25 Jan 2012 17:16
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Proposed closure of Sydenham police station
Replies: 38
Views: 13695

Sydenham Police Station

SYDENHAM POLICE STATION The Metropolitan Police are considering relocating the Sydenham Safer Neighbourhood Team to Catford police station, Bromley Road SE6 as they wish to sell their site in Dartmouth Road SE26. This move could take place as soon as the end of March. We've now set up an online pet...
by annabel mclaren
19 Oct 2011 16:28
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: Sydenham Music Christmas Dinner - Sunday Dec 4
Replies: 0
Views: 734

Sydenham Music Christmas Dinner - Sunday Dec 4

Join Sydenham Music Friends & Supporters for a Christmas Fundraising Dinner at the Dolphin at 7.30 on Sunday December 4. The Dolphin have devised a festive three-course meal (for both veggies and carnivores!) with music from the Zenoria Trio and more besides. Tickets £36 (to include dinner and music...
by annabel mclaren
10 Oct 2011 14:44
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Neighbourhood Planning: design by consensus
Replies: 7
Views: 3114

Neighbourhood Planning: design by consensus

Sydenham Library, Monday October 17, 10am-4pm (free for all delegates with sandwich lunch provided) THE GLASS HOUSE Community-led design is one of the agencies awarded funding by the government to offer support to communities hoping to develop a Neighbourhood Plan. At the invitation of the Forest Hi...
by annabel mclaren
18 Jul 2011 14:43
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: 255-269 Sydenham Road - Planning Application
Replies: 52
Views: 33616

Re: 255-269 Sydenham Road - Planning Application

There will be an exhibition to view the proposals for 255-269 Sydenham Road at Sydenham Library this Thursday & Friday, from 3-8pm. This is a chance to meet the planning consultants and have your say! A flyer (with details of the proposal) has been delivered by Amicus Horizon to residents in some ne...
by annabel mclaren
1 Jul 2011 08:58
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Community consultation - St Clements Heights, Wells Park Rd
Replies: 1
Views: 1595

Community consultation - St Clements Heights, Wells Park Rd

The St Clements Danes Holborn Trust is proposing to regenerate its almshouses at St Clements Heights on Sydenham Hill (the entrance is off Wells Park Road, near the junction with Sydenham Hill, opposite the Dulwich Wood House). The almshouses are in need of major improvement works and the charity sa...
by annabel mclaren
17 May 2011 15:39
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Thinking of moving to Sydenham...please help
Replies: 24
Views: 31291

Re: Thinking of moving to Sydenham...please help

Hi Poppygirl I agree with virtually everything that has been said. I've lived in the Thorpes for over 20 years and previously lived just off the high street. Sydenham has always had a great community spirit -when we first moved here the Sydenham Community Festival was an annual event. That faded in ...
by annabel mclaren
19 Jan 2010 13:24
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: Thorpes Residents Association AGM
Replies: 0
Views: 1249

Thorpes Residents Association AGM

The AGM of the Thorpes Residents Association takes place tonight at the Golden Lion from 7.30pm, with the meeting starting at 8. Now in its sixth year, the AGM is open to all residents and tenants who live on the Thorpe Estate and in Sydenham Mews - the flats above the shops to the rear of Earlsthor...
by annabel mclaren
5 Jul 2009 09:06
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: SA Festival - Visual Arts events this weekend
Replies: 1
Views: 1980

Vis arts events this Sunday

A quick update for today - 2 Open Studios to catch: Marc Rosenfeld at 148 Sydenham Road; vibrant colours and interesting textures are a feature of Marc's paintings - see them this Sunday and next, 11-5pm. Anne-Marie Glasheen, 108 Perry Hill. Anne-Marie is a painter, poet and photographer and her stu...
by annabel mclaren
4 Jul 2009 06:56
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: SA Festival - Visual Arts events this weekend
Replies: 1
Views: 1980

SA Festival - Visual Arts events this weekend

Saturday July 4, Sunday July 5; 11am-5pm Forest Hill Library photographic exhibition Entitled ‘The Bigger Picture’, 10 photographers based in Sydenham and Forest Hill display their work for the duration of the festival. The Kirkdale Centre, 84 Kirkdale SE26 4BH: a fantastic exhibition of artists an...
by annabel mclaren
26 Jun 2009 10:58
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: Sydenham Arts Festival: the Visual Arts Trail
Replies: 1
Views: 1993

Sydenham Arts Festival: the Visual Arts Trail

One of the major elements of the Sydenham Arts Festival is an artists trail taking people around local businesses, libraries and artist's studios. If you haven't already got the Arts Trail leaflet please pick one up from the Kirkdale Bookshop (all SAF brochures should have a copy inside). The first ...
by annabel mclaren
11 Nov 2008 11:55
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: The Bard of Sydenham?
Replies: 14
Views: 9407

Just a footnote for Greg - KI's partner worked in Lewisham, so they may have had two boltholes in Sydders...
Admin - thanks for the update on Mohammed Hanif.