Monthly Archives: April 2012

Volunteer recruitment at Crystal Palace Park this Saturday (and don’t forget the pedalos)

Bromley council will be recruiting volunteers to help out in the Crystal Palace Visitors Centre, manning it on Saturdays and Sundays 12.00 -14.00.    You will need to complete a CRB check and provide 2 references.  This is agood opportunity for … Continue reading

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First pictures of unveiling of Penge Town sign on Thursday with Mayor of Bromley

It was a bit wet but a small crowd turned up to watch the unveiling.  Photos courtesy of our local Librarian, Vanessa Williamson.  An interpretation board will be added to the sign next week.

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Private enforcement officers to issue fines for lettering and dog fouling in Bromley

The council has agreed to hire an external agency to supply enforcement officers for serving fixed penalty notices for offences related to littering and dog fouling.  They will be similar to the council’s private parking wardens.  These officers will wear … Continue reading

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Allotment site in Kings Hall Road made permanent.

Although the Alders Allotment site, just offKings Hall Road and opposite the old sports ground, has the air of a well established community venture, it has been operating for many years as an unofficial suite.  That oversight was put right … Continue reading

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The new Penge town sign will be officially unveiled by the Mayor of Bromley on Thursday morning (26th April) at 10.30.

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Cranbrook Court – responses to further concerns

We want to try to address some of the issues that residents have raised with us.  Most are covered in our first blog on this subject but there are a couple more.  The distribution of the initial letter by the … Continue reading

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Squatters in empty clinic in Oakfield Road

We have been asked about the squatters currently occupying the old Family Planning clinic in Oakfield Road.  They may be connected to the squatters who recently left the former Thicket Tavern in Anerley Road, which is now being developed. According to the … Continue reading

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Boats return to Crystal Palace Park

Hasn’t it been good to see families enjoying boats on the lake at Crystal Palace Parkagain.  We have been campaigning for so many years for this sort of activity to return to the Park.  It’s a shame the weather hasn’t … Continue reading

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Yeoman House Planning Consent

Planning consent was given on Thursday evening for the change of use of the fourth floor of this building in Croydon Rd, Penge into an office/occupational health centre.  The facility will be used by the Community Learning Disability Team who … Continue reading

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Proposal to use Cranbrook Court in Thesiger Road for temporary homeless accommodation

A Planning Application has been submitted for Cranbrook Court, the former sheltered housing scheme in Thesiger Road, to be used for accommodation for homeless people.   There has been a lot of understandable concern expressed by neighbouring residents. We do understand … Continue reading

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