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An enterprising guy with a strong interest in film is working on a piece filmed in Thamesmead, named Streetz. The trailer for the piece is over on Youtube, and also embedded in the fund raising page on Indiegogo, here: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/streetz#home … Continue reading

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Vote now! (As they used to say on Banzaii)

One of the areas of Thamesmead that was listed by many as a bad spot when I went to the first regeneration group, was the area known as the A Bridge. This is a footbridge that crosses the Eastern Way … Continue reading

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Defending Thamesmead and Abbey Wood

One of the frustrating things about living in Thamesmead is the way that if people have heard of it at all, they tend to have heard bad things. I guess to some extent this blog is a one-person attempt at … 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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How I ended up in Thamesmead

In the early 2000s I moved to Peterborough in the belief that my work was going to be going there, and with the fallback position of it not being too expensive to commute from there to London and pay a … Continue reading

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