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Lewisham Council Transport and StreetScape Survey

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The links at the start of each item listed will take you through to the relevant documents at the RLondon Borough of Lewisham website.   To comment on a planning application in Lewisham go to this page: https://www.lewisham.gov.uk/myservices/planning/find-comment-planning-applications/Pages/Guide-to-commenting-on-planning-applications.aspx Please send a copy of any comments or appeals to info@leeforum.org.uk so that we can get a bigger picture …

Cleaner energy To help cut pollution, the Mayor of London is supporting projects to use local, cleaner energy and has announced: Licence Lite – a new energy licence so the Mayor can buy local cleaner energy to power the TfL network. Expanding TfL’s Solar Power – Transport for London will install more solar panels and energy efficiency …

The Baring Trust has applied to Lewisham Council for the renewal of Asset of Community Value (ACV) for the Baring Hall Hotel in Grove Park – one of the first pubs in the country to be awarded ACV status. The five years has gone quickly and the pub – like so many others – is …

Following its successful ‘Creating Healthier Urbanisms’ work in Lee last year, University College Londons Bartlett Development Planning Unit has decided to focus its work in Lee again this year. Students on the School’s MSc in Building and Urban Design in Development course will make Lee their case study this spring, considering aspects such as housing, …

Student Planners from University College London will be using Leegate as a case study. Led by tutors they will be delivering a week of seminars and talks under the heading ‘London – Constructing Healthier Urbanisms’. Students will present their findings and proposals from 3.30pm on Friday 22 September in The Old Tiger’s Head. the local …

Hi everyone, In 2015 we supported Martha and Ivan when they campaigned for a series of improvements to Hither Green Lane. The quality of their work was very high and everyone was delighted when they were successful in securing support for the proposals they outlined. Unfortunately the improvement works themselves have now been pushed back …

Councils have legal powers at their disposal to tackle eyesore properties. Read how Hastings council used the powers to change their high street for the better here.  Because many people have told us they don’t like local eyesore properties Lee Forum has been urging Lewisham and Greenwich councils for some time to use their powers as Hastings …

Hello, If you didn’t manage to see the New Leegate plans over the weekend you can see them here. Please send St Modwen your feedback on these new plans, including details of design and landscaping you would like to see in the new public square, by 29th July. You can give your feedback here. Very best wishes …

Often hidden as it winds it’s way through Lee and Hither Green; come explore the River Quaggy with Lee Forum and Qwag Saturday 21st January 1.30-4.30pm Meet at the Arts Cafe in Manor Park Everyone welcome! Choose whether to walk next to or in the river (weather permitting). Quag will supply waders. If you would like some please …

Following a high level of response to the Lewisham Gateway planning application currently with the Council,  a local Planning meeting has been arranged in accordance with the Council’s policy. Many local people have expressed concerns over the scale and mass of the proposed alterations to the second phase of Lewisham Gateway. Tuesday 15 November. 7 …