Archive for Month: December 2017

  • The truth about Greenwich Council’s record on housing

    My colleague Cllr Charlie Davis and I have been asking questions about the way the Council delivers new housing and have come across some startling facts which deserve to be known more widely in my opinion.  The figures are focused on the way the Council negotiates affordable housing in new developments planned for the Borough…

  • How would you spend £6.5m on Eltham High Street?

    When Boris Johnson as Mayor of London decided to award Greenwich Council more than £5m to revamp Eltham High Street, many of us thought that this was a once in a lifetime opportunity to really upgrade and support the main shopping centre in the south of our Borough.  With out of town shopping centres like…

  • Closure of Abbeyfield House

    I’ve just received a response from the start of November which got lost in the Council system somewhere about the closure of Abbeyfield House at the top of Westmount Road.  As with many of the closures of Council and associated properties in recent years, it appears the cost of converting older facilities to match new…