Blackheath Westcombe

Local Conservative councillor, Geoff Brighty, holds regular advice surgeries. You can attend one of these surgeries on the first Monday of each month between 6pm and 7pm at Blackheath Library on Old Dover Road. 

Your local Conservative Action Team: Councillor Geoff Brighty, Malcolm Reid and Thomas Turrell. 

You can follow keep up-to-date with the team's work social media, by liking our facebook page @BWConservatives and following us on twitter @BW_WardTeam

See below for news and updates from the team: 

Conservatives call on Southeastern to improve customer service

Conservative Councillors for Blackheath Westcombe Cllr Geoff Brighty and Cllr Alex Wilson have written to Southeastern railways criticising their handling of train delays caused by Network Rail earlier this week

Cllr Spencer Drury joins David Cameron in Supporting Small Business Saturday

Greenwich Conservatives are asking for the end of Greenwich Council's 'Pavement Tax' at the Council meeting tonight. This is part of a national programme to support small business which is being promoted by the Prime Minister.

Thameslink Information "Event" - too low key

Blackheath Westcombe residents who use the Greenwich line are concerned about the effect the Thameslink Programme will have on their train services and so would have welcomed the news that an information event was to be held at stations on the line. However, Blackheath Westcombe Councillor, Geoff Brighty, has said he was disappointed by what he saw at Westcombe Park Station.

Revised Lovells Wharf Proposal Rejected

Greenwich Council's Planning Board, unanimously, rejected plans to substantially increase the number of residential units and to increase the height of riverside blocks on a development already underway at Lovells Wharf.

Conservatives Attend Air Pollution Public Meeting

Wednesday evening (16th October) Deputy Leader of Greenwich Conservatives Cllr Nigel Fletcher and 2014 Conservative Candidate for Blackheath Westcombe Thomas Turrell attended the ‘No to Silvertown Tunnel’ public meeting to listen to the evidence against the tunnel.

Charles Tannock MEP in Blackheath Westcombe

London MEP Charles Tannock joined Blackheath Westcombe Conservatives on Saturday 28th September

Council's Planning Board decide on Huntsman application at last, but final word with the Planning Inspectorate

As Greenwich Council's Planning Board rejects the plans for Huntsman's Field, Cllr Geoff Brighty celebrates the decision, but notes that Council delays have taken the matter oout of the hands of local Councillors.

Direct access to Maze Hill station opened up at last

After years of frustrating delays, direct access to Maze Hill station has been provided for residents of Seren Park. Blackheath Westcombe Cllr Geoff Brighty has expressed his satisfaction at this results after a long campaign.

Conservatives Seek High Street Boost

Conservative Mayor of London Boris Johnson has launched a consultation on extending the time drivers are allowed the park in Stop and Shop bays. The announcement follows plans unveiled by Communities Secretary Eric Pickles to reduce parking restrictions. Both hope that by reducing parking restrictions we can boost trade for places like Eltham High Street and the Blackheath Royal Standard.

Speeding on Westcombe Hill

Conservatives present Westcombe Hill and Siebert Road petition to reduce speed on their roads to Council. A report is due back in the autumn.

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