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  • Mayor of London is holding up Eltham High Street works

    The press release below has been issued by local Conservatives: At the Meeting of Royal Borough of Greenwich Council last night (Wednesday 19th July) Labour’s Cabinet Member for Transport admitted that the failure to install a new pedestrian crossing at the top of Eltham High Street at the junction with Footscray Road is the result…

  • Eltham High Street and Eltham Hill to be closed nights at start of July

    A quick post to let you know that Council Officers have written to me to let me know that carriageway resurfacing work is due to take place in Eltham High Street/Eltham Hill between Well Hall Road and Kingsground at the start of July.  Officer wrote as follows: “The section of road will be resurfaced under…

  • Highways Committee considers reports on Crookston Rd and Eltham High Street

    If you live in Eltham, it may be worth considering the items on the Highways Committee this week (15th June) which is looking specifically at a parking space on Eltham High Street and traffic calming on Crookston Road. The details of the meeting can be found here: http://committees.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?MId=4522&x=1 and the specific report considering the various options…

  • Planning Application to turn garage into new house

    Following on from my previous post about planning, I don’t think it is possible to put them all up, but perhaps a few which are of interest would be useful. The latest application is to turn two garages into a new detached house (what it will look like in the end is pictured right).  The…

  • Will a seven day a week NHS emerge from the Eltham Community Hospital?

    At the recent meeting of the Eltham Town Centre Partnership (ETCP) held on 19th April, there was a substantial update provided on progress in bringing the Eltham Community Hospital into full use.  After a period where its usage appears to have been inefficient (to say the least) I am pleased to say that the briefing…

  • Planning Application in Eltham North: Fashion World

    I don’t normally publish planning applications, but it struck me that this might be a useful service for residents who wanted to know some of the things being applied for in the local area.  So the first one is below for Fashion World, 193-195 Eltham High Street, Eltham, London, SE9 1TS. Please do not think…

  • Labour split over response to train cuts

    Questions from Eltham North’s Conservative Councillors have revealed a split between local Labour Councillors and Eltham’s MP over the Government’s consultation on reducing the number of London destinations reached from our station.   Eltham’s MP is giving out leaflets suggesting that the Labour Party is opposing the possible cuts to London destinations like Charing Cross…

  • Trains services from Eltham are back on the agenda

    Anyone using Eltham stations or others on the Bexleyheath line simply must make sure that they respond to the latest Department for Transport consultation on the future arrangements for the South Eastern rail network after the expiry of the current (SouthEastern Trains) franchise in December 2018.   You can find the actual consultation page here…

  • Rochester Way to be resurfaced at the end of March

    Transport for London have just written to let me know that there are resurfacing works planned from 27th – 30th March along the northbound carriageway of the A2 East Rochester Way between the exit to Eltham Cemetery and the Riefield Road overpass.   As well as providing a smoother and safer road surface, TfL hope that the works…

  • Tell the government what you think about flights over Eltham

    Over the last two months my colleagues Cllr Matt Clare and Mandy Brinkhurst have asked some questions which I know are of interest to Eltham North residents.  Those of us woken early by aircraft noise will feel passionately about the opportunity to make our views heard.  I know residents consider this to be more of…