Category Archives: Charlton

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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Residents’ group’s planting scheme in line for £985 council grant

The Charlton Central Residents’ Association is set to get £985 from Greenwich Council to smarten up small areas of green space on its patch. The residents’ group, which covers an area east of Victoria Way and west of Charlton Church … 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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What’s happening at Charlton House? An update from Cllr Gary Parker

Here’s the latest on Charlton House and the Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust (the body that runs it) from Charlton ward councillor Gary Parker… This is a summary of the work I have been involved in with Board members, staff, volunteers … Continue reading

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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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