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March Committee Meeting Minutes 2016

Tue 05 April 16

Items Discussed: Quietways; Norwood planning Assembly; Mailchimp /NAG Membership communications/Website/Newsletter/Flyer; Planning Watch/Planning Issues/ Enforcement; Tennis Club Update; St Luke’s Clock; KIBA

February Committee Meeting Minutes 2016

Tue 02 February 16

Items Discussed: Quietways; Norwood planning Assembly; Mailchimp /NAG Membership communications/Website/Newsletter/Flyer; Planning Watch/Planning Issues/ Enforcement/ Tennis Club Update 

January Committee Meeting Minutes 2016

Tue 05 January 16

Items discussed:  Quietways; Norwood planning Assembly; Mailchimp /NAG Membership communications/Website/Newsletter/Flyer; Planning Watch/Planning Issues/ Enforcement.

December Committee Meeting 2015

Tue 01 December 15

Items Discussed:  Quietways; Norwood planning Assembly; St Lukes’ Clock; Tennis Club; NAG Flyer; 2 Station Rise; TPR Rail Bridge; Insurance; East Place (KIBA)

November Committee Meeting 2015

Tue 03 November 15

Discussion concerning: Regular committee meeting date;  Rosendale Quietway; NAG Facebook page;  Tennis Club project; 2 Station Rise; Norwood Planning Assembly;  liability insurance;  St Luke’s clock;  Key Industrial and Business Area (KIBA);  the state of our streets;  welcome to new committee member.

The State of Our Streets and Rosendale Quietway Public Meeting

Mon 05 October 15

A year after the last State of Our Streets public meeting the subject was re-visited to consider what has been achieved in the last twelve months and what still needs doing.  Guest speaker Lambeth Councils' streets and highways manager Keith Naish engages with the issues.

The London Mayor's Quietways policy to create better cycling and pedestrian routes affects West Norwood.  Quietways 7 is planned down Rosendale Road and on to Crystal Palace Parade.  Great public anger followed the announcement of the closure of Rosendale Road to motororised traffic.  Lambeth Council's traffic manager Peter Loveday faced the audience.  Read on!

 

September Committee Meeting 2015

Mon 21 September 15

Discussion concerning: Welcome to new committee members; Tennis Club project; incomplete St Luke's public realm works; forthcoming TfL projects; library / cinema; Key Industrial and Business Area (KIBA); Public Transport; NAG flyer; the state of our streets; Sainsbury's upper facade; cycling; London Mutual Credit Union; Site 18; 2 Station Rise; AGM debrief; Thurlow Park Road railway bridge 'hits'; Rosendale Quietway; Norwood Planning Assembly.

Annual General Meeting 2015

Thu 17 September 15

The NAG ‘Local Summit’ and agm was an eventful evening with more than 50 present for an often volatile but effective debate with Lambeth council leader Lib Peck and chief executive Sean Harriss.  Issues came thick and fast so that the 60 minutes allocated ran to 90 and would have romped on if time had allowed.  

July Committee Meeting 2015

Mon 13 July 15

It was not possible to continue the meeting due to being too few to make quorum.

June Committee Meeting 2015

Tue 02 June 15

Discussion concerning: Tennis Club project; incomplete St Luke's public realm works; forthcoming TfL projects; library / cinema; Key Industrial and Business Area (KIBA); NAG flyer; the state of our streets; Sainsbury's upper facade; cycling; treasurer; London Mutual Credit Union; site 18; 2 Station Rise; membership recruitment; new MP Helen Hayes; new Lambeth chief executive Sean Harris; Norwood Planning Assembly; Norwood College site; Lambeth public consultations; draft Lambeth Local Plan and future plans; annual general meeting.

April Committee Meeting 2015

Tue 21 April 15

Discussion concerning: Tennis Club project; incomplete St Luke's public realm works; forthcoming TfL projects; library / cinema; Key Industrial and Business Area (KIBA); the state of our streets; Sainsbury's upper facade; Norwood Planning Assembly; Twitter / Facebook; cash machine; London Mutual Credit Union; Tyre Shop redevelopment; The Norwood Society; planning watch; membership recruitment; NAG future projects; Peabody Estate meeting; new Lambeth chief executive Sean Harris; new MP Helen Hayes.

Election Question Time comes to West Norwood!

Wed 29 April 15

Regret David Dimbleby won’t be chairing, but NAG is supporting Norwood Forum's plans to get as much pith and grit into an evening of unashamed electioneering from Dulwich & West Norwood’s Parliamentary candidates!  Hold them to task, challenge them on international, national and particularly constituency issues.  Your next Member of Parliament will be there!

March Committee Meeting 2015

Mon 02 March 15

Discussion concerning:  Tennis Club project; incomplete St Luke's public realm works; forthcoming TfL projects; library / cinema; Key Industrial and Business Area (KIBA); King's College Hospital; the state of our streets; Sainsbury's upper facade; cycling issues; Twitter / Facebook; cash machine; London Mutual Credit Union; 'Just a Minute'; The Norwood Society; NAG membership recruitment; election of membership secretary; new Aldi branch; planning watch.

January Committee Meeting 2015

Mon 12 January 15

Discussion concerning: Incomplete work around St Luke's; Tulse Hill Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ); TfL funded public realm improvements for Norwood Road; Tfl funded review of the Tulse Hill gyratory system; Library / Cinema project; Key Industrial and Business Area (KIBA); Waylett Place car park; Public Transport; King's College Hospital; NAG flyer; The State of Our Streets; Tennis Club planning application; Sainsbury's locally listed facade; Community Spaces for hire; Cycling issues; Localism - Norwood Planning Assembly; Facebook and Twitter; Cash machine for Tulse Hill; London Mutual Credit Union branch office; Planning application 339 Norwood Road / 3 Thurlow Park Road; 'Soap Box'; Norwood Society cooperation; Action Points.

Health & Leisure Centre and the State of Our Streets Public Meeting

Tue 01 December 15

More than 30 residents attended the meeting at the Salvation Army Hall when we heard a report on the Health & Leisure Centre.  In essence many major problems were reported and a brief outline of all the servives coming on-line was presented.

The main topic was The State of Our Streets and a report from Cllr Jennifer Brathwaite, Lambeth cabinet member for environment and sustainability, was presented.  Keith Naish, Lambeth's streets and highways manager then gave responses to many of the issues raised at the October meeting.  There was considerable comment and many questions from the audience.

October Committee Meeting 2014

Mon 27 October 14

Discussion concerning: Incomplete work around St Luke's; Campaign for changing regulations and operation of Tulse Hill Controlled Parking Zone; Library / Cinema project delays in progress; Key Industrial & Business Area (KIBA) proposals; Waylett Place car park enlargement and refurbishment; Public Transport improvements; King's College Hospital changes to sites for surgery; NAG website, newsletter and leaflets; The State of Our Streets - progress; Tennis Club redevelopment plans; Blue Badge parking issues; Sainsbury's locally listed upper facade; Community Space to hire; Cycling issues; Localism - Neighbourhod Planning Forum; Mayor of London High Street Fund; NAG on Facebook; Committee contact details; Campaign for cash machine near Tulse Hill; London Mutual Credit Union local branch; Crystal Palace National Sports Centre regeneration; Redevelopment of site at 339 Norwood Road / 3 Thurlow Park Road; Next public meeting "The State of Our Streets - 2"

Library / Cinema and the State of Our Streets Public Meeting

Wed 01 October 14

More than 40 residents attended the meeting at the Old Library when we heard a report on the library / cinema project.  In essence "legal documents" may be achieved in mid October followed by a 3 month period for further costings; all being well the facility will open winter 2017.  The tentative opening date was met with dismay and vigorous questions and debate followed.

The main topic was The State of Our Streets which brought intense and sometimes heated debate.  Cllr Jennifer Brathwaite, Lambeth cabinet member for environment and sustainability, listened to the concerns and frustrations from the audience and will engage further-post meeting.  NAG's intention is to hold another meeting in about two months when progress and proposals can be presented and responded to.

September Committee Meeting 2014

Wed 10 September 14

Discussion concerning:  Localism Project; St Luke's public realm works progress and issues; "visioning" for Norwood Road planned public realm works and Tulse Hill gyratory redesign; Norwood Road / Thurlow Park Road redevelopment;  draft Lambeth Local Plan progress; library / cinema project slow progress; concerns about the future of West Norwood's KIBA (Key Industrial and Business Area); Tesco and the disused Brooks Laundry site; enlargement of Waylett Place car park; public transport issues; King's College Hospital changes to arrangements for non-emergency surgery; Tulse Hill CPZ (controlled parking zone) review required; NAG website and membership enrolment matters; rubbish in Devane Way (the approach to the new Health & Leisure Centre); Tennis Club on Knight's Hill redevelopment plans; Blue Badge parking issues; Sainsbury's lack of care for locally listed upper facade; places for community events; Lambeth cycling strategy; effect of NatWest Bank's closure on nearby businesses; rubbish dumped on private and railway land.  Phew!

July Committee Meeting 2014

Tue 22 July 14

Discussion concerning: Audit of accounts; update on Localism; St Luke's public realm improvements and issues; Tulse Hill gyratory redesign; redevelopment at 1-3 Thurlow Park Road (the tyre shop and environs); draft Lambeth Local Plan public examination phase; Norwood Library / cinema project; Key Industrial and Business Area (KIBA) stagnation; Brooks Laundry and Waylett Place; Bakerloo and Victoria lines extension; King's College Hospital moving elective (planned) surgery; local traffic and parking; NAG website; planning watch; community spaces; cyclist provisions.

Annual General Meeting 2014 plus Hot Topics!

Thu 10 July 14

A well attended agm heard chair Rob Andrew thank NAG committee colleagues for their work through the year, and also thank all members and supporters - their enthusiasm and support has informed and enabled NAG to many successes.  

The retiring committee stood down and a new one elected - 5 of the 'old faces' and 3 new members who we welcome - Irene Kimm, Sade Cole and Lynda Hayward.

The meeting continued with a vast array of current topics with decisions taken on some for further action!

Planning & Regeneration Public Meeting plus Hot Topics updates...

Wed 25 June 14

Thank you to all you neighbourhood enthusiasts.  A crammed meeting - it ran 30 minutes over...

There were updates on the current major works around St Lukes, plus next phase plans. Changes in planning law and how it will effect our neighbourhood, plus what you need to know to influence plans, submit plans or enforce others to comply with plans.

Announcement of opening of the new West Norwood Health & Leisure Centre and progress of the joint library and cinema project.  The plans for redevelopment of 1-3 Thurlow Park Road (the tyre shop and surrounds) and the forthcoming exhibition of plans by the developers of the site, Primedene Properties plc.

May Committee Meeting 2014

Thu 01 May 14

Discussion concerning: current status of Masterplan and regeneration; issues with public realm improvements around St Luke's; Antic Bar / Restaurant progress; South London Theatre Old Fire Station restoration and alterations; planning refusal at 194 Tulse Hill; no news on the closed Norwood Hotel; Snooker Hall planned redevelopment to residential; Crystal Palace redevelopment update; Avenue Park Road development planning approval reviewed.

Localism, & 12 Great Ideas! Update Public Meeting

Thu 13 March 14

Norwood community to help shape Council local plan; "12 Great Ideas!" progress report

Also see 'Our Actions' for strategy and progress to date

February Committee Meeting 2014

Mon 03 February 14

Discussions include: update on "12 Great Ideas!" progress; update on major development application at Avenue Park Road; current status of NAG's formal submission to draft Lambeth Local Plan; Localism Project; proposals for a new Crystal Palace; West Norwood or Tulse Hill for weekly market?; NAG website progress report; NAG administration and introspection!

Traffic & Parking Public Meeting

Thu 23 January 14

Topic of great importance to local business and residents alike

December Committee Meeting 2013

Mon 09 December 13

Discussions include: setting agenda for January public meeting; set-up "12 Great Ideas!" popularity rankings; Localism Project update; TfL's traffic plans for Norwood Road / Robson Road junction and gyratory; weekly street market set for trial period from Easter; Resident Association discussions; Avenue Park Road major development planning application; draft Lambeth Local Plan proposed NAG submission; WWMF planning application for new church.

Shops & Jobs - Bring Your Great Ideas! Public Meeting

Tue 26 November 13

The health of our shopping streets and job prospects in the neighbourhood are key components to future well-being. The intention is to generate great ideas from the audience that we believe will make a healthy difference.

October Committee Meeting 2013

Tue 22 October 13

Discussions include: review of NAG supported Norwood Forum public meeting on Regeneration and Library / Nettlefold Hall; Localism Project update; NAG administration and parameters. 

"No to High Rise!" Public Meeting

Mon 09 September 13

West Norwood's largest public meeting in memory - nearly 300 attend to express their determination not to see our neighbourhood destroyed by wide-spread high-rise developments. Edited video highlights to be available on this site.

Annual General Meeting 2013

Tue 30 July 13

Relaunch of NAG with new officers and committee and setting an ongoing programme of Actions to help our neighbourhood; current Hot Topics.