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Norwood Forum

Norwood Forum is holding a drop-in Open Meeting starting at 6.30pm on Wednesday 19th April at The Old Library 16 Knights Hill SE27 0HY.  There will be several local groups joining the session: including the South London Theatre, Library, Streetworks and the Library of Things to discuss matters of local interest. All welcome. https://www.facebook.com/TheNorwoodForumWestNorwood/

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Have a say on Norwood’s Master Plan

vwnth-consultation-octoberLast chance to have a say on the Master Plan for West Norwood before its turned into a report this October. The report will outline plans for the future of shopping, housing and business in West Norwood town centre. Hundreds of people have already input to the Master plan – many online via https://westnorwoodandtulsehill.commonplace.is/

On Thursday October 6th at St Lukes Church SE27 0HS you can see the latest plans and speak to the team who have been working on the Master Plan for months.
There will be other opportunities – at West Norwood Feast on 22nd October and an exhibition in St Lukes Church from 3rd to 17th October.

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A new master plan for West Norwood

If you are not keen on meetings but have things to say about the future of West Norwood – then take  a look at this new web site and its interactive map.

https://westnorwoodandtulsehill.commonplace.is/  It’s easy to mark the places you like and the places you would like to see improved. The map covers the area from Tulse Hill one-way system along Norwood Road & Knights Hill to Chapel Road.

Cllr Meldrum at a workshop at Tulse Hill

Cllr Meldrum at a workshop at Tulse Hill

Information input to the website will be part of a programme of public events, workshops and exhibitions  during the spring and summer to discuss what people want for their community and neighbourhood. The council wants to end up with a new 2017 plan for future improvements and investment in West Norwood.

The last West Norwood master plan was in 2009 – we have seen many changes and improvements since then including new schools and the Health & Leisure Centre. ( Work should be starting very soon on the library –cinema in Nettlefold Hall and upgrading of the South London Theatre. )

#HaveYourSayWNTH

@mywestnorwood

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Sadiq Khan for London Mayor

Campaigning for Sadiq Khan in West Norwood

Campaigning for Sadiq Khan in West Norwood

The important elections for London Mayor are only  a few weeks away.  Make sure you have a right to vote on May 5th

Online registering is very easy and takes only  a few minutes – you just need your NI number. See  https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

Sadiq Khan, MP for Tooting , is the Labour candidate.  Sadiq’s priorities for ordinary Londoners are affordable Housing , affordable Transport & effective Policing. For more information see his manifesto  http://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/themes/569cb9526a21db3279000001/attachments/original/1457451016/x160668_Sadiq_Khan_Manifesto.pdf?1457451016.

And follow Sadiq on twitter @SadiqKhan

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Norwood Forum meeting

9529335203_b258027ecf_zFind out what’s happening in West Norwood at the Norwood Forum at 7.30pm this Wednesday, 16th March, at The Old Library , Knights Hill SE27  0HY

The Forum is a chance to have a say on services at West Norwood Health & Leisure Centre; the Norwood Road &  Tulse Hill one way system project; library -cinema project and progress on a Planning Assembly for Norwood and anything else in West Norwood that people want to talk about! All welcome.

Norwood Forum is run by local people. To get contact them email :   info@norwoodforum.org.

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Library – Cinema gets the go-ahead!

Cllr Edbrooke signs the Library/Cinema decision

Cllr Edbrooke signs the Library/Cinema decision

The West Norwood joint Library Cinema project  has been finalised at last and signed off by Cllr Jane Edbrooke, councillor responsible for Culture & Libraries in Lambeth.  This partnership between the council and Picturehouse will invest over £6m into the regeneration of  West Norwood  town centre.

Building work on the Nettlefold Hall site in Norwood High Street SE27 will start soon in order for the joint library -cinema to open  in September 2017.

For details see  http://moderngov.lambeth.gov.uk/ieDecisionDetails.aspx?Id=3657

And have a look at our earlier posts dated  6/10/2015 ; 6/1/2015  and 26/6/2012

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Plan for Tulse Hill ward & neighbourhood

Map of Neighbourhood Plan area

Map of Neighbourhood Plan area

Residents in Tulse Hill have come together to apply to the council to designate Tulse Hill area as a Neighbourhood Plan area under the Tulse Hill Forum. Neighbourhood planning powers give local residents a stronger voice in planning . There is now a 6 week statutory consultation period ending 5th December. Please send comments to: planningpolicy@lambeth.gov.uk

To find out more about the process of Neighbourhood Planning come to a training session on Monday 2nd November 12.30 to 3pm at St Martins Scout Hut, High Trees SW2 3PU ( opposite Sheppard House near Upper Tulse Hill). The training covers the role of a Planning Forum and the process of creating a Neighbourhood Plan. All welcome and lunch provided .

On Thursday 26th November residents are coming together for a “Visioning the future for Tulse Hill event” and setting up a Steering Group. This session is 6.30-8.30pm in Jubilee Hall, Tulse Hill estate SW2 2LU (halfway between Craster Rd & Leander Rd entrances).

For more information and online questionnaire see: http://www.lambeth.gov.uk/planning-and-building-control/planning-policy/neighbourhood-planning-guide#neighbourhood-planning-applications

or email: enquiries@tulsehillforum.org.uk or planningpolicy@lambeth.gov.uk

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