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Chapel Road Site

Current site

Cashco have new proposals to build a cash & carry warehouse, offices to let and 26 homes on the neglected corner site of Knights Hill and Chapel Road. You can see the plans and meet the developers on Wednesday  29th March between 3pm &  8pm at the Fire station  210 Knights Hill SE27 0QA

For more details and to comment online see: www.njlconsulting.co.uk/ norwood

Cashco intend to  submit a formal planning application later this year – this will give another opportunity to comment formally on the plans.

Proposed new development

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Keep Knights Hill in West Norwood!

This weekend is the last chance to comment on the proposal Knights Hill ward moving to Streatham & Mitcham.

The Boundary Commission has received a huge number of comments objecting to Knights Hill ward splitting away from the other West Norwood wards . They are now asking for comments on the comments!

https://www.bce2018.org.uk/node/6485?postcode=SE270HY

Deadline for this secondary consultation is this Sunday 26th March

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Tennis club redevelopment

Cllr Pickard at the Tennis Club gates

Cllr Pickard at the Tennis Club gates

Developers want to build 32 new homes on the Tennis Club site at the corner of Cheviot Road & Knights Hill SE27 0SR. Due to the lack of open space and sports facilities locally –  Lambeth’s planning rules mean the tennis club must be retained as part of the new build.

More details of the management arrangements for the proposed new tennis club are now available on the council Planning database – quote ref  16/01650 at https://planning.lambeth.gov.uk/online-applications/ . 500-700 paying members are anticipated with courts open 10am to 9pm. A gym, squash courts & sports hall are also part of the plans.

Lambeth’s Planning Committee will meet on Tuesday 21st March 7pm at the Karibu Centre, Gresham Road SW9 7PH to make the final decision. THIS MEETING IS NOW POSTPONED.

See our posts on 15/4/16 , 22/7/15 and earlier.

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Travellers at Knights Hill 

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Travellers arrived last night and are camped on the vacant site on Knights Hill at the corner with Chapel Road. The police and Cllr Sonia Winifred visited today. The traveller say they are staying for a few days over the bank holiday weekend.

The police will monitor the site over the weekend but there are “no aggravating factors’ requiring immediate action. They will also try to contact the owners of the land. It is believed the land is owned by a cash & carry business in Tooting.

If anyone has concerns please contact the local police on 101  (or 999 if an emergency). Should you need to contact Lambeth’s Noise team over the weekend phone 020 7926 5999.

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Knights Hill burst water main

Knights Hill Thursday evening

Knights Hill Thursday evening

Knights Hill was closed to traffic on Thursday 16th April to allow Thames Water to repair a burst water main at the junction with Wolfington Road. Northbound traffic, including buses , is being diverted via Crown Lane, Leigham Court Road, Streatham Hill, Christchurch Road, Hardel Rise, Norwood Road and Ernest Avenue. Works are expected to take about 5 days. For more details on the road closure please email: XCEDtmcord@lambeth.gov.uk or phone 07940 578 863. Any businesses losing trade due to the closure can ask for a claim form by phoning Thames Water 0800 3167 800

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Knights Hill GP Surgery

GP surgery in WNHLC

GP surgery in WNHLC

West Norwood has its own walk-in GP surgery at weekends at least until the end of April 2015. Knights Hill GP surgery based in the West Norwood Health & Leisure Centre, Devane Way SE27 0DF is open Saturdays and Sundays 9am to 4.30pm for any NHS registered patient – no appointment needed.  Phone  020 3049 0733 for details  or see: http://www.knightshillsurgery.nhs.uk/

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New windows for Portobello

Lambeth-20150217-01623Homes on Portobello estate, at the top of Knights Hill, are getting new windows as part of the council’s Lambeth Housing Standard improvements.

The original metal crittal windows were the latest thing in the late 1940s but are very out of date now and very draughty in winter.

For more information see: https://www.lambethliving.org.uk/lhs

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