Missing London Squares of Lewisham

A public outcry at the development of green spaces in London including Euston Square where local residents, the National Trust and the London Society opposed to the building a friends meeting house led to the creation of the Royal Commission on London Squares. The Royal Commission report says that “… The enclosures, particularly those which …

Catford Island Site Planning Consultation Launched

A leaflet and website have been published for local residents outlining the early development proposals for the Catford Island Site – this is the area in Catford where Plassy Road School once stood. Currently, there is a shopping area with a Lidl, bingo hall and some other retail outlets with a car park. The website …

Catford Town Centre Framework – A Masterplan?

Lewisham Council has released their plans for a £500 million redevelopment of Catford and they are asking for comments and views. The aim is to inform the proposals that will be developed and any new buildings will have to conform to these plans. Hopefully, the Council will have learnt the lessons of the ill fated, …

Broadway Theatre joins West End going dark amid coronavirus fears

The Broadway Theatre in Catford has announced that it will close temporarily following Boris Johnson’s announcement on Monday 16th March that the public “should avoid pubs, clubs, theatres and other such social venues.” As the lights temporarily go out across The Broadway Theatre we send our thoughts and deepest love to all those affected across …

“It’s Time to Act – Let Lewisham Breathe” say Extinction Rebellion

High levels of air pollution in Lewisham prompted Extinction Rebellion to mount a swarm demonstration to stop the traffic on Friday, 14th June. Extinction Rebellion protestors of all ages blocked the roads in Lewisham during rush hour to highlight the high levels of pollution in the borough Read more: https://t.co/YF2GLmdS9F pic.twitter.com/ex3ODwZhEg — HuffPost UK (@HuffPostUK) …