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Plans for improving Peckham and Nunhead streets

Peckham Rye Labour councillor Gavin Edwards points us at the documents for the upcoming local transport meeting taking place on Thursday 2nd September. Of particular interest is the report, by Living Streets, into Peckham and Nunhead’s streets, which focusses on how they can be improved, particularly for pedestrians. Anyone who goes into Peckham regularly knows [...]

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Southwark says “focus will be on Nunhead and Peckham”

Cuts? What cuts? Southwark wants to do some redevelopment in Nunhead and Peckham. Councillor Fiona Colley says, “We won’t forget about SE15.” – Southwark Council: The council can confirm that consultation on the Peckham and Nunhead Area Action Plan is to begin in January and planning applications have been submitted for refurbishment in Nunhead this [...]

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NY Hearts Peckham

What is it with the New York Times and Peckham? One year ago the Grey Lady wrote all about how Peckham was becoming a haven for artists; and then, last week, they wrote almost the same article, this time about the Hannah Barry Gallery. In London, a Parking Lot Full of Art – In Transit [...]

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853 on the lost canal of south-east London

853 has a truly wonderful post this morning on the Surrey Canal, the great what-might-have-been of south-east London development, tracing its heyday and its decline and its current state, a mere echo among the byways of Deptford, Peckham and Camberwell. Surrey Canal – south-east London’s great lost chance? « 853: So the canal died, and [...]

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Royals hit Brixton Market

Well, we didn’t get the invite, but it looks like the visit of Charles and Camilla to Brixton today went with a bang. Our picture is from Lambeth Council’s flickr stream, and there’s also some nice video from the BBC here. Highlights of the visit seemed to have included Camilla buying a mango with some [...]

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View from the Peckham rooftop bar

View from the Peckham rooftop bar

Peckham rooftop bar, originally uploaded by beenbrun. It’s cloudy and wet this morning, so lovely to see this from yesterday when the sun was out.

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Frank’s Cafe and Campari bar parking this week

Peckham’s now world-famous multi-storey car park venue is reopening on Friday this week. Frank’s Cafe and Campari bar, a pop-up venue that garnered bucketloads od attention last year, is coming back for another go: Bold Tendencies, the sculptural art project, is also returning for its fourth year in the upper storeys of the part-abandoned multiplex [...]

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Southwark appoints contractors for 10 years of building

Southwark appoints contractors for 10 years of building

Southwark has appointed five contractors to a £530 million construction and refurbishment contract for its housing stock, according to the Construction Index News. Five contractors have been picked for a giant housing construction and refurbishment contract in south London. Apollo, Wates, Breyer, A&E Elkins, and Saltash Enterprises have been selected by the London Borough of [...]

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Review: South London Gallery

The Guardian visited the redeveloped South London Gallery, and liked what it saw: At the South London Gallery they chose not to demolish the Victorian house, which was derelict when they started the job. Instead, they kept and selectively exposed pieces of its brick shell, and its rickety carpentry. Shiny new things are put alongside [...]

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Peckham Rye: update on play area and One O’Clock club

An update on developments on Peckham Rye Common from the local Labour councillors: Readers may be aware that the council has £100,000 to spend on a new natural water play area next to the One O’clock Club. Parks officers are already consulting local children about what they want, with a view to start constructing the [...]

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