Category Archives: Charlton news

New Whitehall cut – 53 bus to stop short once again

More bad news for users of the number 53 bus – the service, which usually runs to Whitehall, is being cut back to Lambeth North again from Monday, as a result of roadworks at Parliament Square. The cut to the … Continue reading

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Join 2017’s Big Dig at Maryon Park Community Garden

Now Easter’s over, what are you doing this weekend? Maryon Park Community Garden have an invite for you… Big Dig Day celebrates the start of the growing season and encourages people to visit their local Capital Growth-supported Community Garden. This … Continue reading

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The White Swan needs you! (Yes, you)

A few words from the team at The White Swan… “Calling all friends in Charlton who wanted to/might like to help us ‘Save The White Swan’…we have had some flyers printed and are asking you all to forward to as … Continue reading

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Invicta Primary School remembers 15 killed in wartime bombing

A plaque remembering the 15 people killed when Invicta Primary School was bombed in World War II was unveiled last week at a special ceremony. 12 firefighters and three others were killed when the then Invicta Road School – then … Continue reading

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Have your say on 11-storey blocks planned for Victoria Way

Developer Fairview New Homes is asking residents what they think of plans to build 370 new homes, including 11-storey blocks, on the site currently occupied by the remaining warehouse units off Victoria Way. The western part of the site – … Continue reading

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Cllr Gary Parker’s Charlton ward report: March 2017

Here’s an update from Charlton ward councillor Gary Parker on what he has been up to over the winter. I have met with residents and raised issues with the Chair of Planning about planning issues – the council’s planning department … 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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