Category Archives: Charlton

Join Jay Rayner’s Radio 4 Kitchen Cabinet in Charlton

An email from the BBC lands in the Champion inbox… If there’s anything you ever wanted to know about food or cooking, but didn’t know whom to ask, read on. Come and be part of the audience for The Kitchen … Continue reading

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Councillors back Woolwich Road Matalan development

Greenwich councillors tonight unanimously backed an extension of Greenwich Shopping Park onto Woolwich Road, centred around a new “public square” and boasting branches of Matalan, Starbucks and Frankie & Benny’s. All 10 councillors on the board supported the scheme, which … Continue reading

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1,100 locals press Greenwich Council to improve road safety

Last night, residents who live near Little Heath, Charlton and Hillreach in Woolwich presented Greenwich Council with a 1,100-strong petition calling for traffic calming measures after a newsagent was killed when a car mounted the pavement outside his shop. This … Continue reading

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Charlton skate park consultation launched

Greenwich Council has opened a consultation into its planned skate park in Charlton Park – but don’t expect to be asked if you think it’s a wise idea or not. In July, the council’s cabinet decided to relocate Woolwich’s Royal … Continue reading

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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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