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by Pat Trembath
26 May 2017 13:03
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Starts tonight! Three Men in a Boat at the Sydenham Centre
Replies: 11
Views: 4438

Re: Starts tonight! Three Men in a Boat at the Sydenham Cent

Thanks - I've also heard great reports of this production and have bought my ticket. They are available on-line http://spontaneousproductions.co.uk/eve ... om-24-may/
or at Kirkdale Bookshop
by Pat Trembath
24 May 2017 07:30
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Parliamentary Election Hustings
Replies: 9
Views: 4521

Re: Parliamentary Election Hustings

Announced on their website:

Lewisham West and Penge:

38 Degrees hustings, Wesley Halls Methodist Church, 211-213 Sydenham Road, SE26 5HF, Thursday 1st June at 7pm
by Pat Trembath
23 May 2017 16:17
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Post Office Consultation
Replies: 0
Views: 944

Post Office Consultation

Between 4 and 7 pm this afternoon there is an opportunity to talk to the Powers that Be about their plans for Sydenham Post Office with effect from August this year. This is taking place in the Dance Studio, downstairs at The Sydenham Centre, next door to the Post Office. Very quiet while I was ther...
by Pat Trembath
2 May 2017 10:14
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Say 'No' to further retail at Bell Green
Replies: 105
Views: 63334

Re: Say 'No' to further retail at Bell Green

Apologies.

A correction to my previous post. The Greyhound closed August 2007 - 10 years ago this year
by Pat Trembath
2 May 2017 08:10
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Say 'No' to further retail at Bell Green
Replies: 105
Views: 63334

Re: Say 'No' to further retail at Bell Green

The Tudor Livesey Hall is Grade 2 listed, as is the War Memorial and the wall onto Perry Hill. As a matter of record: The Greyhound: lovely idea, demolish the pub and have a piazza with bars and restaurants, but this was not what the investor intended. In August 1997, the developer who bought the en...
by Pat Trembath
23 Apr 2017 14:15
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Become a Spontaneous Angel - and claim free theatre tickets
Replies: 1
Views: 1287

Re: Become a Spontaneous Angel - and claim free theatre tick

Good luck in your latest project, Jonathan.

Hope others will become angels....

Pat x
by Pat Trembath
14 Apr 2017 08:35
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Say 'No' to further retail at Bell Green
Replies: 105
Views: 63334

Re: Say 'No' to further retail at Bell Green

Anyone objecting to the proposed plans for more retail at Bell Green should be sending their objections in this weekend - deadline next Tuesday, 17 April. Email to planning@lewisham.gov.uk giving reasons as to why they object - name and address of objectors should be included. Or, being fair-minded,...
by Pat Trembath
3 Apr 2017 10:02
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Say 'No' to further retail at Bell Green
Replies: 105
Views: 63334

Say 'No' to further retail at Bell Green

THESE STREETS BELONG TO US - say ‘NO’ to further retail development at BELL GREEN Meeting: 8pm, at Livesey Hall, Bell Green –Tuesday 4 April. The Sydenham Society is working together with These Streets Belong to Us to oppose further plans for more retail development at the Bell Green Retail Park. R...
by Pat Trembath
14 Mar 2017 22:12
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: RebuildTheGreyhound - pub to be rebuilt by April 2015?
Replies: 994
Views: 499436

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

Alcohol licence has been granted.

With the pub licensed to trade the buyer hopes to complete the sale shortly.

Next comes design and fitting out and a schedule of work to be produced.

I think we can say we are on our way...
by Pat Trembath
27 Feb 2017 15:36
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Sydenham Artefacts: Collecting the Past
Replies: 0
Views: 715

Sydenham Artefacts: Collecting the Past

Tomorrow evening,Tuesday 28 February, 7.30pm, Steve Grindlay, our well known local historian, will be giving a talk at Sydenham Community Library. As well as a powerpoint presentation, Steve will be bringing items from Lewisham Local History Museum and from his own personal collection. This is a Syd...
by Pat Trembath
15 Feb 2017 16:45
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Budgens
Replies: 68
Views: 32505

Re: Budgens

Closing Down according to the notices outside the store this afternoon - all stock must go....
by Pat Trembath
17 Jan 2017 12:37
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: RebuildTheGreyhound - pub to be rebuilt by April 2015?
Replies: 994
Views: 499436

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

The second retail unit is part of this redevelopment so a little more information about this. The floor plans indicate a very large estate agent (as if from the size of the unit we hadn't worked this out) with 15 workstations and a conference/meeting room to accommodate 18! Things are moving as Virg...
by Pat Trembath
21 Dec 2016 08:38
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: RebuildTheGreyhound - pub to be rebuilt by April 2015?
Replies: 994
Views: 499436

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

The Sydenham Society does get privileged and confidential information from time to time, mainly because it doesn't rush to local forums to disseminate. We know that the lease on the second retail unit was signed some time ago and that a planning application regarding the shop front and signage was s...
by Pat Trembath
6 Dec 2016 12:04
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Reduction in services from London Bridge
Replies: 26
Views: 11185

Re: Reduction in services from London Bridge

BUMPING THIS UP Time is running out to ask Southern to keep running our trains to East Croydon rather than diverting them all to West Croydon. Please complete the survey by the 8 December deadline – this Thursday. The consultation document is at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/2018timetableconsulta...
by Pat Trembath
19 Sep 2016 14:32
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: driving and phones
Replies: 28
Views: 9854

Re: driving and phones

PS - Why is this subject limited to STF 'Pub' ? Seems pretty mainstream to me........
by Pat Trembath
19 Sep 2016 14:29
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: driving and phones
Replies: 28
Views: 9854

Re: driving and phones

There isn't time to "persuade" users that any phone use while driving is acceptable. We all see unacceptable and illegal driving/phone usage on a daily basis. It maybe everyone using a handheld phone has to be educated first, but this puts off the inevitable. All on this forum have been witness to a...
by Pat Trembath
6 Sep 2016 08:41
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Speed Camera Westwood Hill - Which speed???
Replies: 65
Views: 24503

Re: Speed Camera Westwood Hill - Which speed???

Further to my post on 28 August. Confusion with regard to the change of speed limit on Sydenham Hill and surrounding boundaries with Southwark is explained. Lewisham confirms that it will not be changing any Southwark boundary roads from 20mph to 30mph. "Schedule 2 in the Traffic Order published on ...
by Pat Trembath
28 Aug 2016 10:58
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Speed Camera Westwood Hill - Which speed???
Replies: 65
Views: 24503

Re: Speed Camera Westwood Hill - Which speed???

I took some time bolding up the information in the council's traffic order of 29 July so I make no apologies for re-posting my last post. Apologies for joining in a trifle late but anyone wanting to see the council traffic order dated 29 July please see below (cut and pasted from the South London Pr...
by Pat Trembath
28 Aug 2016 10:33
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Speed Camera Westwood Hill - Which speed???
Replies: 65
Views: 24503

Re: Speed Camera Westwood Hill - Which speed???

Apologies for joining in a trifle late but anyone wanting to see the council traffic order dated 29 July please see below (cut and pasted from the South London Press dated 29 July): LONDON BOROUGH OF LEWISHAM The Lewisham (20 mph Speed Limit) Traffic Order 2016 1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Lewisha...
by Pat Trembath
22 Aug 2016 07:04
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: No trains on the Sydenham Line again today
Replies: 3
Views: 1916

Re: No trains on the Sydenham Line again today

An update from Thames Water following the 'sink hole' at Forest Hill, which explains the closure of Jews Walk at the junction with Kirkdale and the traffic chaos it caused last week. "We are continuing to make good progress with our work to strengthen and repair the sewer pipe that runs under the tr...