Blackheath

No adverts on the Heath

Lewisham and Greenwich Councils had each received an application to allow advertising on the roundabout in the middle of Blackheath at the junction of Shooters Hill Road and Prince Charles Road. The roundabout is on the boundary of the two Boroughs.

Conservatives Launch New Shape the Standard Campaign

Conservatives in Blackheath Westcombe ward have launched their new ‘Shape the Standard’ campaign – an online pledge calling on Greenwich Council to protect the special character of the Blackheath Royal Standard, celebrate its history and also invest in some improvements.

Road Safety Improvements for Stratheden Road

Blackheath Westcombe’s Conservative Councillor, Geoff Brighty, has welcomed road safety improvements being made on busy Stratheden Road. The changes include :

 

TfL refuse Shooters Hill Road speed camera

Campaigners in Blackheath have been left disappointed by a decision by Transport for London to refuse a request by Blackheath Westcombe Conservatives for a speed camera on Shooters Hill Road. The request follows a petition run by the local Conservatives last year regarding noisy and speeding vehicles in the area, which was signed by over 400 residents.

Rat-run fears in Westcombe Park as diggers move in for IKEA

Local Conservatives in Westcombe Park have raised concerns about roads such as Westcombe Hill and Humber Road being used a ‘Rat-runs’ after the new IKEA store in Charlton is finished

Blackheath Events - Council Back Down on Multiple Application

Following the withdrawal of the permanent, blanket-style licence application for up to 5 events and 60 days a year on Circus Field, proposed by Greenwich Council, the first one-off licence application was submitted within days and has now been approved.

Worry over more events at Blackheath

Councillor calls for slow-down on events schedule

Council may raise shop rents this year

Some traders in Old Dover Road may be facing a rent rise from the Council. Rent reviews are carried out every three years and can sometimes be controversial not only with traders but also with local residents who value the variety and service provided by our independent shops.

On Blackheath: Your views wanted

Blackheath Westcombe Councillor Geoff Brighty and local campaigner Thomas Turrell are asking local residents for their views on the recent On Blackheath festival and its impact on the local area.

Repair and improve Sun-in-the-sands roundabout

Assembly Member Gareth Bacon joins in call for faster action on Blackheath roundabout

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