Author Archives: Darryl

About Darryl

Journalist, SE Londoner.

Charlton versus the school run: Should we start blocking off roads?

We’re lucky in Charlton to have some very good schools. Our Lady of Grace Primary is lucky enough to have the newest school, having moved into just-completed buildings on Highcombe last month. Unfortunately, some of its parents could do with … Continue reading

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Rockwell’s Anchor & Hope Lane tower: What’s happening?

A little while back, while alerting people to a meeting about the new masterplan for the Charlton riverside, we touched on plans for a 28-storey tower block on Anchor & Hope Lane, along with other big blocks behind Atlas Gardens … Continue reading

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What’s happening on Charlton’s riverside? Find out (maybe) on Wednesday 1 February

If you want to find out more about the plans to redevelop Charlton’s riverside industrial land, then there’s a “stakeholder forum” on Wednesday 1 February at 7.30pm at the Old Library in Charlton House. Greenwich Council deputy leader Danny Thorpe … Continue reading

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Charlton church’s winter night shelter gets council grant

A winter night shelter at a Charlton church has been given a £500 grant by Greenwich Council as it opens its doors for the first three months of the year. The shelter at St Thomas Church opened its doors for … Continue reading

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Dirty Charlton: Councillors to discuss Greenwich’s struggling street cleaning service

Noticed any changes in how clean your street is? Changes in Greenwich Council’s street cleaning services are being discussed by a panel of councillors on Tuesday – with a special focus on Charlton. Internal changes in how the service is … Continue reading

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Talking tower blocks: More Charlton Conversations about riverside plans

There are three public exhibitions this week from developer Rockwell, which is looking to kickstart the Charlton Riverside redevelopment by building on land off Anchor & Hope Lane. An earlier exhibition, held in September, was pretty light in information – … Continue reading

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Shop at Tesco? Here’s how to help the Maryon Park Community Garden

The team behind Maryon Park Community Garden have been in touch…. The Maryon Park Community Garden has been nominated for a Tesco Bags of Help grant to upgrade the garden fencing and gates. We may receive £8K, £10K or £12K … Continue reading

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