Category Archives: Charlton

Charlton ward report from Cllr Gary Parker: Planning issues, Charlton House, community engagement

 Our thanks to Cllr Gary Parker, who represents Charlton ward on Greenwich Council,   for this report on what he’s been up to for residents. We hope this will become a regular feature. Councillor Gary Parker Report to Charlton Ward Residents … Continue reading

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Silvertown Tunnel consultation comes to Charlton House: Six reasons why the toxic tunnel’s a rotten idea

The Silvertown Tunnel – the planned £1bn new road between the Greenwich Peninsula and the Royal Docks – hasn’t been mentioned much on here, because this site’s main writer has banged on about it a lot over there and also … Continue reading

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White Swan freeholder Mendoza plans two houses at back of revived pub

The company that owns the freehold to revamped Charlton pub the White Swan has applied for planning permission to build two 3-bedroom houses on part of its beer garden. Isle of Man-based Mendoza Ltd, which makes its money buying pubs … Continue reading

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Charlton skate park petition shrugged off by Greenwich Council

Greenwich Council has dismissed a 728-signature petition protesting at the planned skate park in Charlton Park, insisting the controversial proposals will benefit the local community. The recently-set up Friends of Charlton Park group submitted a petition in July, claiming the … Continue reading

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What would you spend £30,000 on in Charlton? Ward budgets are coming to Greenwich borough…

Greenwich Council’s cabinet is set to back a proposal to give local councillors small budgets for improvements and projects in their areas. Each of Greenwich’s 17 wards will be allocated £30,000 next month, which will go on projects that will … Continue reading

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‘The Wyrd Sisters’: new production from The Alexandra Players

Charlton’s amateur theatre group presents Terry Pratchett’s Wyrd Sisters, adapted for the stage by Stephen Briggs. The show’s on from the 28th to 30th of October at The Alexandra Hall on Bramshot Avenue;  more info – and booking details – can … Continue reading

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Shopwatch: Charlton’s music shop runs out of wind, changes in the village

Charlton’s music shop has fallen silent after 26 years of selling and repairing instruments. Falling sales and competition from online retailers is understood to have led to the closure of Mike Edwardes Woodwind on Charlton Church Lane. The business is … Continue reading

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