Category Archives: Charlton

Charlton’s riverside masterplan: What’s it all about?

Yesterday’s Charlton Society annual general meeting saw Greenwich & Woolwich MP Nick Raynsford highlight the Charlton Riverside Masterplan as being crucial for the area’s future. But what’s actually in it? We asked SE London’s top planning blog, From The Murky … Continue reading

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Have your say: Yet more retail planned for Woolwich Road

Remember the Travelodge on Woolwich Road that was supposed to be open for the Olympics? That plan has since been scrapped, and now the owners of the Greenwich Shopping Park want to expand onto that site. Use Greenwich Council’s online … 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 Society AGM this Saturday – your society needs you!

It’s the AGM of the Charlton Society this Saturday at 2.30pm at Charlton House. I’ve been on the society’s committee for a year now, so I can’t really pretend to be unbiased over this one – come along, join up … 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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Charlton Lido refused premises licence after neighbours’ petition

Months of poor communications with members and neighbours caught up with Charlton Lido’s management on Monday when Greenwich Council refused permission for a premises licence which would have enabled the lido to serve alcohol and hold live events. GLL, which … Continue reading

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Morris Walk and Maryon Road redevelopment – find out more

It’s been something we’ve completely missed at the Charlton Champion – the demolition and rebuilding of the two council estates at the eastern edge of Charlton, Morris Walk and Maryon Road, together with Woolwich’s Connaught Estate, under the slightly misleading … Continue reading

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