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Local GP retires

The Norwood Surgery

The Norwood Surgery

Dr Fernandes will be retiring from his GP practice on Norwood Road SE27 2DJ and selling the premises.

The London Primary Care team at NHS England will be meeting Dr Fernandes patients next month to answer questions and explain what is happening about moving patients to neighbouring GP practices.

There is a petition to sign opposing the loss of a local GP practice, in Ardashj chemist, next door. Our MP Helen Hayes has written to Simon Stevens , who runs NHS England.

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West Norwood has its own pool!

Sonia Winifred at the West Norwood pool

Sonia Winifred at the West Norwood pool

Monday 28th July is the opening day for West Norwood’s own leisure centre.The 100-station gym is due to open at 6.30am and the pool at 12 noon.

Labour’s Sonia Winifred says” This is brillant news for West Norwood. A swimming pool and gym on our doorstep! ”

Located in Devane Way SE27 0DF, opposite the West Norwood train station, the new centre is phasing its opening. For the first 2 weeks the pool will open to the public from 12noon to 8pm on weekdays and 10am to 3pm at weekends .The 100-station gym will be operate from 28th july 6.30am to 10pm. Exercise classes start from Monday 8th August.

For more details see: http://www.better.org.uk/leisure/west-norwood-health-and-leisure-centre

or phone 020 8761 1159

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Swimming Pool named

Centre under construction

Centre under construction

By popular demand the new centre in Devane Way, off Knights Hill will be  named “West Norwood Health and Leisure Centre”.

The centre is due to open in Spring 2014 with a swimming pool, 100 station gym, dance studio, community meeting room, GP surgery, dental suite and more.

Local people were invited to choose a name for the new centre. A shortlist of names were chosen and hundreds of people took part in the vote – 40% selected

“West Norwood Health and Leisure Centre”.

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A name for our new Swimming Pool & Health Centre

Everyone has the chance to help choose a name for the fantastic new resource for the  community of West Norwood.

West Norwood’s own leisure & health centre will include a 25m pool, 100 station gym, dance studio, meeting room , GP surgery and clinics . Building work is due to complete in just over one year’s time at the site  on Devane Way – opposite West Norwood Rail station.

If you have suggestion for a name for the new centre please post it here and email by Thursday 7th February to futurenorwood@lambeth.gov.uk

Names suggested so far:

Great North Wood Centre or Hall
Meyers Centre or Hall
Plaskett Centre or Hall
Spielman Centre or Hall
Tite Centre or Hall
West Norwood Centre or Hall
West Norwood Health &Leisure Centre
West Norwood Meadows

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Name West Norwood’s new health and leisure centre

Councillors visiting the construction site

Councillors visiting the construction site

Work is progressing well and should be complete in just over  a year’s time on a new health & leisure centre opposite West Norwood rail station. Following campaigns by residents and councillors the council is working with the NHS to create  a joint health & leisure centre which will  including a 100 station gym, 25m swimming pool & dance studio as well as a GP surgery and clinics.

We are now looking for a new name for the centre.  Any suggestions are very welcome!

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