Planned Central Hill development “would stick out like a sore thumb” on ridge say Norwood Society

The part five-storey, part seven-storey building planned on the corner of Central Hill and Roman Rise would "stick out like a sore thumb" say the Norwood Society. The distinctive design of the Central Hill estate is one of low rise using the slope of the hillside.  This proposal is of a large bulky building up … Continue reading Planned Central Hill development “would stick out like a sore thumb” on ridge say Norwood Society

Crown Point flats plan gathers support – from people in Harrietsham and Wembley – as the Norwood Society voice objections

An application to build flats and two town houses on a site at Crown Point is attracting lots of support - from people living in OTHER parts of the country. Support has come from people in  Harrietsham near Maidstone; from Wembley and from Rickmansworth. Other letters / emails of support have come from Edmonton; Edgware: … Continue reading Crown Point flats plan gathers support – from people in Harrietsham and Wembley – as the Norwood Society voice objections

Comedian Tom Allen raises 12,000 for St Christopher’s hospice…Scam warning – about a Norwood Society walk!….

Comedy Star Tom Allen helps raise nearly £12K for South East London’s St Christopher’s Hospice Comedian Tom Allen has helped St Christopher’s Hospice in South East London raise nearly £12,000 much-needed funds for its Emergency Appeal, by hosting a live quiz on Facebook and YouTube on Friday 22 May 2020. Tom kept his audience of … Continue reading Comedian Tom Allen raises 12,000 for St Christopher’s hospice…Scam warning – about a Norwood Society walk!….

Reflecting on John Ruskin

REFLECTING ON JOHN RUSKIN Thursday 19th March 2020, 7.30pm Upper Norwood Library HUB, Westow Hill, SE19 1TJ John Ruskin was a hugely important figure in the 19th century. Through his influential writings on art, architecture, economics, and high culture he both defined Victorianism and was also an increasingly angry critic of many aspects of it. … Continue reading Reflecting on John Ruskin

UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY HUB EVENTS

Senior IT class; a 'Councillor session' and a Hypnobirthing class - events this week at Upper Norwood library hub. PLEASE NOTE: DATES AT THE TOP ARE FOR LAST WEEK BUT THEY ARE THIS WEEK'S EVENTS (10TH TO 16TH February. (The Norwood Society meeting - a talk by Robert Jackman on the History of the Bromley … Continue reading UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY HUB EVENTS

2020 EVENTS: Saturday January 4th – Unveiling of plaque to the 899 pauper children buried in unmarked graves at All Saints

Details below:     16 January 2020 Talk by Bill Linskey: Henry Tate 7.30pm Upper Norwood Library 20 February 2020 Talk by Robert Jackman: The History of the Bromley Beekeepers 7.30pm Upper Norwood Library 19 March 2020 Talk by Jon Newman: John Ruskin 7.30pm Upper Norwood Library 16 April 2020 Annual General Meeting & Talk … Continue reading 2020 EVENTS: Saturday January 4th – Unveiling of plaque to the 899 pauper children buried in unmarked graves at All Saints

BUNGALOW DEMOLITION PLANS REFUSED

Plans to demolish a residential bungalow on Patterson Road have been turned down by Bromley council. Frame property group had applied to demolish the bungalow at number 5 (which stands to the left of Cintra Court) and construct a 2.5-storey building above ground, plus two lower ground storeys, comprising six residential units (two four-bedroom townhouses, … Continue reading BUNGALOW DEMOLITION PLANS REFUSED

CENTRAL HILL ESTATE HOMES BUILT ON REINFORCED CONCRETE WHICH REACHES FOUR / FIVE STOREYS BELOW GROUND

All the buildings on the Central Hill estate, Crystal Palace have been built on deep piles of reinforced concrete reaching four to five storeys in depth BELOW ground, News From Crystal Palace has learned. One expert told us: "The reinforced concrete piles would be difficult to remove. "They could be used again but would need … Continue reading CENTRAL HILL ESTATE HOMES BUILT ON REINFORCED CONCRETE WHICH REACHES FOUR / FIVE STOREYS BELOW GROUND

GRAPE AND GRAIN PLANS GET GO-AHEAD

UPDATE: GRAPE AND GRAIN PLANS APPROVED LAST NIGHT. APPARENTLY A UNANIMOUS DECISION. CRYSTAL PALACE WARD CLLR ANGELA WILKINS SUPPORTED THE APPLICATION AND GOT ANOTHER CONDITION ADDED RELATING TO WASTE REMOVAL - Ed. Plans to redevelop part of the Grape and Grain pub at the top of Anerley Hill are being recommended for permission by officers … Continue reading GRAPE AND GRAIN PLANS GET GO-AHEAD

RESIDENTS FIGHT PLANS FOR ANOTHER WESTOW HILL PUB

Residents living on the Upper Norwood Triangle are opposing plans for yet another pub on Westow Hill - even though council planning officers are recommending them for approval. The Antic Pub Co originally asked for the former Plumbase DIY store - which was built as a Burton tailoring shop - to open until 2am on … Continue reading RESIDENTS FIGHT PLANS FOR ANOTHER WESTOW HILL PUB