Author Archives: Max

Peabody website update imminent

I was alerted via Twitter (@themurkydepths) to a new website from Peabody detailing some of the changes coming to Thamesmead and inviting futher comment. It included a link to the promised brochure. I duly perused these on my phone but … Continue reading

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Thamesmead Fete

There will be a fete in Thamesmead on Saturday 30th May, 2pm -7pm at Southmere Lake near Belvedere Road. This is alongside a number of opportunities to meet Peabody staff in relaxed surrounds with provisions for children and quirky entertainment, … Continue reading

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South Thamesmead Neighbourhood Group discussion

Here are some updates gleaned from conversation at the South Thamesmead group. Lesnes to Crossness work to improve the route from the old abbey ruins through to the lake is ongoing and the pile of mud and rubble around the … Continue reading

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Peabody speak at the Thamesmead Community Voice meeting

I went along to the Thamesmead Community Voice meeting last Wednesday, and was surprised to find that it was entirely presented by Peabody. I took notes, which I’ll try to make some sense of below (it was the end of … Continue reading

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Architect’s Journal does a write up on Thamesmead

I found an article online today. It seems largely accurate with comments such as Southmere Lake is where ‘regeneration’ started a few years ago, and the results were sad. Owners Gallions Housing Association demolished all the parts of the lakeside area … Continue reading

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An interesting video appeared on Youtube this morning…

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Reboot

I switched jobs last year and since then I’ve been incredibly busy at work. What with one thing and another, blogging took a rather low priority, and this blog has languished somewhat. People still find it from time to time, … Continue reading

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Metropolitan police invite Thamesmead locals to talk to them

Next Thursday there is a local meeting to discuss issues around Thamesmead. Details below: EMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH, YARNTON WAY Thursday 13th November starting at 7pm This is your opportunity to tell us your concerns about the local area. This is … Continue reading

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Community Voice meeting

I have just received a remind of the Community Voice meeting that is forthcoming. It seemed worth a mention in case anyone reading should like to attend. Community Voice Have your say and be heard Thursday 4th September 2014 6.30-8.30pm … Continue reading

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Steampunk Thamesmead

One of these days I’ll get around to visiting the Crossness Pumping Station. Rumour has it, the reason Thamesmead can get a bit whiffy on a hot day with the wind in the wrong direction is the sewage works. The … Continue reading

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