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Eastlands Crescent – is it Vandalism?

On Eastlands Crescent residents are fighting a planning application to demolish one of the original 1930s detached homes and replace with x2 new houses. (Southwark application no. 19/AP/0946). Eastlands is a complete street of 1930s houses built on the site of the old Eastlands House. The house in question is one of a group four […]

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Quietway – delayed??

Residents have received a letter through their doors saying works to install the Quietway will start next Monday 7 August.  This came as a surprise as the Council has not yet decided to proceed with the Quietway. Council officers have made their final proposals and it is expected that just a rubber-stamp formal decision will […]

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Picture Gallery Pavilion noise worries for residents

17/AP/0624 | Construction of a detached single storey temporary pavilion building. | DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY, GALLERY ROAD, LONDON, SE21 7AD The Dulwich Gallery wants to erect a Pavilion in its grounds for the summer and has applied to the Council for permission.  It also wants a licence for alcohol and late operating. It is the 200th Anniversary of the […]

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Do you live in Herne Hill or Dulwich??

This may come across as a curious question and you may wonder whether it matters.  It is a question that is troubling some locals as they are being asked to decide one or the other. This all comes about because the Government is insisting that local neighbourhoods are defined and that they are to have […]

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Front gardens in ugly Turney Road

Front garden layouts are a bugbear of Turney Road – ugly with so many unsightly car parks standing brutally in front of our fine Edwardian houses. However with the influx of new residents paying high prices for their homes and investing even more into them, there has been a welcome increased resident acknowledgement that frontages […]

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SG Smith site – latest

McCullogh Homes completed the purchase of the S G Smith site late last week. We have spoken to the company and offered our help to make sure residents are aware of what was being planned and timescale. The company was  unaware that there are several residents’ associations around the site, Gilkes Crescent, Calton Avenue, Court […]

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Sainsbury’s moving into Dulwich Village – please protect the heritage shopping parade

Village residents are concerned that Sainsbury’s hasn’t done enough to protect the heritage features of Dulwich Village and are insisting on adopting their usual orange logo which does not sit easily with the rest of the heritage frontage on the Dulwich Village high street. Southwark planning officers are recommending granting planning consent.  Village residents have […]

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Final Chance to respond to the Quietway 7 Consultations.

19th March 2016 Dear Neighbours This is the final reminder about the Southwark and Lambeth Consultations on Quietway 7.  If you haven’t already responded to the consultation there is still time to respond to this important local consultation. The closing dates and times are: Southwark – TOMORROW Sunday 20th March 2016 Midnight Lambeth – TOMORROW […]

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See local Quietway 7 Consultation responses

We will be posting up responses to the Quietway 7 consultation on this page: Dulwich Society Quietway Response Letter from Co-heads of Dulwich Village Infants School Response from children of Dulwich Village Hamlet School Court Lane RA Dulwich Village Junction Survey Court Lane Survey Monkey data on Dulwich Village Junction 19 March 2016  

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Why is there such controversy over the Judith Kerr school site?

Parents in Herne Hill have launched a petition urging planners to protect a playing field at Judith Kerr Primary School (JKPS), 62-68 Half Moon Lane from being sold off for development by the Dulwich Estate.  The Dulwich Estate has recently announced it would like to build sheltered housing for older residents on the site. State […]