Monthly Archives: March 2014

Traffic and Travel

The people have voted and the winning entry for the decorative light sculpture to be installed at the roundabout on Harrow Manor Way is the peace sculpture. You can read about it here: http://www.bexley.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=17401 For some reason you can’t see … Continue reading

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Thamesmead Garden City?

An interesting blog post from Peabody over here: http://www.peabody.org.uk/news-views/chief-executives-blog/londons-garden-suburb-thamesmead As many know, Gallions has been taken over, merged, subsumed, or supplemented by Peabody recently, in the wake of accusations over bad internal policy and overblown staff payoffs. It’s quite a … Continue reading

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Flea

If this is subject to the usual “7 day window” that much BBC content is, then it will be available online only for a week. It’s possible, though, that as a series of one-off dramas, specially commissioned for the soon-to-be … Continue reading

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An Excellent Overview

I discovered in my referral logs that a blog had sent some viewers my way. I went to investigate and discovered a very competent and well illustrated overview of various bits of Thamesmead, its history, and the potential future given … Continue reading

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Another picture of Lakeside Medical Centre

Steve Peterson who I barely know at all, but interact with on the Thamesmead facebook group, saw the previous post in which I searched for a picture of the medical centre building and pointed me at another one which I … Continue reading

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Lakeside Medical Centre photo and Halifax and the concrete houses

    I seem to have become a minor expert on local matters through the course of writing this blog. It was pointed out to me this week that I have a leftist approach and I only know my stuff … Continue reading

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