Fight to re-open bellingham green play area

Councillor Alan Hall representing Bellingham asked a formal Council Question at the full Lewisham Council meeting on 26th February 2020 about the ownership and future of the under 5s play area building on Bellingham Green. The play area is well used and currently the building is locked up and the toilets are inaccessible. The Generation …

The Fellowship and Star – ‘it’s like someone waved a magic wand’

The Fellowship and Star in Bellingham has opened its doors after an extensive renovation and restoration. The Grade II Listed building was in a very poor state of repair and only one of the bars remained in use when Lewisham Council transferred the property to the resident led, co-operative Phoenix Housing Association. Historic England were …

Phoenix Community Housing – 10 years on the Board Cllr Alan Hall reflects

Phoenix Community Housing AGM was held in the Green Man Community Hub on Tuesday, 11th September. Phoenix is a community gateway housing association which is tenant led and a majority of tenants sit on the board. The Chair and Vice-Chair are local tenants. It is described as a resident led co-operative housing association. There is …