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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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Transport – a bridge in Thamesmead?

Thamesmead has been in the news again recently with a lot of noise around the transport links and the reanimated plans for a road bridge. I’ve seen arguments for and against a road bridge and am largely undecided on whether … Continue reading

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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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Community Voice Meeting

I went along to the Thamesmead Community Voice meeting last night, at The Link. The last time I went to a meeting there the Thamesmead Residents Group were protesting and filled the hall to the point where people were standing. … Continue reading

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Just another abandoned blog?

It’s something like a year since my last update. I’ve dropped in from time to time to approve comments and delete spam, but the blog content has been worse than sparse and for that I apologise. Where did it all … Continue reading

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Thames crossings

Thamesmead hit the news again last week with regard to yet another scheme to help the denizens across the river. This time, though, we’re talking a ferry crossing rather than a bridge or a tunnel. I’ve heard rumour that this … Continue reading

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Hello Thamesmead!

Welcome to the new blog. This is one person’s view on Thamesmead. One of the golden rules of writing is to write about what you know. While I’m no expert on Thamesmead and Abbey Wood, I do live here. I … Continue reading

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