Author Archives: Neil C

About Neil C

Amateur photographer; @CharltonCSE7 contributor; @RRRipchords guitarist; professional publishing something-or-other. Charlton, SE London.

Second Floor Studios & Arts open weekend – check out Charlton’s ‘Creative Quarter’

It’s “London’s largest single site affordable studio space project”, it’s on our doorsteps, and it’s open to the public next weekend. Second Floor Studios & Arts (SFSA) provide affordable studio space to “a community of over 400 artists, printmakers, craft makers and designers” … Continue reading

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Charlton Lido: Good news for winter swimmers

Charlton Lido & Lifestyle Club has announced pool opening hours for November through to February, and it’s good news for swimmers as the heated outdoor pool will remain open five days a week through the winter months. This will be … Continue reading

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Charlton Lido latest: customer forum, survey, Halloween swimming, and Twitter

Some quick Charlton Lido updates: Customer Forum and Members’ Survey The lido’s first customer forum event saw 20+ members gathered to meet management and staff from the centre. You can read their write up here. One of the main themes that emerged … Continue reading

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Can you help Charlton’s White Swan fly?

A notice in this week’s Greenwich Time indicates that the White Swan’s current owners wish to sell the pub. The White Swan was listed as an Asset of Community Value after a successful campaign by the Charlton Society earlier this year; any … Continue reading

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‘Halloween Spooktacular’ at Maryon Wilson Animal Park

Maryon Wilson Animal Park are holding a Halloween event on Saturday November 1st, featuring a tour of the Animal Park, followed by a hot meal, party games, and a showing of ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ in St Thomas’ Church. Tickets can … Continue reading

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Sainsbury’s Local to open on Charlton Church Lane

We first mentioned it back in January 2011 and progress has been slow since, but it looks like Sainsbury’s is finally to open a Local branch on Charlton Church Lane; hoardings appeared on the building overnight indicating that it will open in … Continue reading

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Charlton Park: have your say on new play equipment

The council has launched a consultation asking Charlton Park users to choose new play equipment for the park. The consultation is live now and closes on October 26th, with a decision expected by the 29th. The Royal Borough is planning to replace … Continue reading

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