Category Archives: Charlton

It’s an asset – Greenwich Council acts on Charlton’s White Swan

The White Swan pub in Charlton Village has been declared an asset of community value by Greenwich Council after a successful application by the Charlton Society. It means if the building is sold for development, the local community will be … Continue reading

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Do you have photos of the Charlton Park prefabs?

An interesting museum has opened in Catford – the Prefab Museum, which is open until May on the Excalibur Estate and recreates the atmosphere of these temporary homes erected in the 1940s. See the Prefabs – Palaces For The People … Continue reading

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An ‘affordable’ one-bedroom flat in Charlton? Just £216,000…

I can’t help get the feeling that Saturday’s bound to be a heartbreaking day for home-hunters looking for a berth in the new flats going up at Fairthorn Road. They go on sale on Saturday – with just 31 of … Continue reading

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What’s on in Charlton: March

Dates for your diary A round-up of March events we’ve found in and around SE7. What have we missed? Let us know in the comments below or email neilclasper[at], and we’ll update the post as we get the chance. 28th … Continue reading

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White Swan: Community asset process gets under way

Thursday update: The pub has reportedly reopened this week. So if you’ve got a thirst on, pop in and see what it’s like, and let us know. The Charlton Society has formally asked Greenwich Council to make the White Swan … Continue reading

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Konnichiwa! Learn Japanese at Charlton House

It’s one of the better-kept secrets, and probably the best educational bargain, in Charlton. The International Institute of Education in London (IIEL) has been training teachers of Japanese as a foreign language in Charlton House since 2001. The bonus for … Continue reading

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‘Musical Beacons’ community project returns to Charlton

Rachael Perrin from Soundcastle has been in touch with details of a free community musical project, taking place over the coming weeks in Charlton. I’m very excited to be able to announce the return of Musical Beacons! A FREE 9 … Continue reading

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