Monthly Archives: October 2011

’40 Victoria Way’ development – exhibition this Thursday

Last summer, developers Galliard Homes won an appeal against Greenwich Council refusing it planning permission for over 200 flats and office space on a site catchily called “land to the rear of 40 Victoria Way” – the long-disused Thorn Lighting … Continue reading

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Would you change Charlton’s biggest traffic intersection?

Allow me a moment to run something past you. Above is the Woolwich Road/ Bugsby’s Way/ Charlton Church Lane interchange, I’m sure you’re familiar with it. If you were TfL and you had an opportunity to redevelop these crossroads, what would … Continue reading

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What will Charlton’s riverside look like in five years?

This website has brought you news on future and proposed developments. Sainsbury’s are inviting residents to give feedback on their plans for the area. But what does all this mean as a whole? How could the area alter over time … Continue reading

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Sainsbury’s and M&S development: What’s in a name?

Did you get along to the exhibition about the plans for a new Sainsbury’s and M&S? Reservations about inviting even more traffic to the area aside, it all looks fine to me, and I like the developers’ ambitions to try … Continue reading

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Boundary changes should unite Charlton, says Raynsford

Charlton should be reunited under one parliamentary constituency, Greenwich & Woolwich MP Nick Raynsford told a public hearing into proposed boundary changes on Monday. The area has been split between Mr Raynsford’s seat and Clive Efford’s Eltham constituency since the … Continue reading

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Spooky goings-on at Charlton House this weekend

Once again, this Halloween Charlton House will play host to a ghostly performance by Phantasmagoria Events. Tours run every 15 mins on Saturday 29th October and Sunday 30th October between 7pm and 9pm. Every tour lasts one hour and tickets … Continue reading

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Charlton drivers could need Olympics parking permits

Remember these? In 1999, a controlled parking zone was introduced across parts of Charlton, Blackheath and Greenwich because of fears the area would be overrun by Millennium Dome visitors sneakily avoiding the “no-car zone” around the peninsula. As everyone knows, … Continue reading

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