Archive for July, 2013

July 2013 Planning Applications

Posted on 30. Jul, 2013 by .

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The Royal Borough of Greenwich website has planning applications for the whole borough; here you can find the applications for the Westcombe Park area for July.

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Cycling in Greenwich Park

Posted on 25. Jul, 2013 by .

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With the Westcombe Society’s encouragement, Greenwich Park has extended cycle routes in Greenwich Park, it is now possible to cycle safely from Blackheath Gate to Westcombe Park, away from car traffic. Cyclists still need to take care, especially at Park gates.

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Run To The Beat Sunday 8th September 2013

Posted on 15. Jul, 2013 by .

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The popular charity event Run to the Beat will take place this Sunday 8th September. We wish all runners and their chosen charities the best of luck. After discussions with local organisations and other parties this year’s run will start and finish in Greenwich Park. This will enable some of the roads to the south of Westcombe Park to be opened much earlier (11.20am). Read on for information about road closures and how to enter and exit the area whilst these closures are in place.

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Update on Greenwich Park post Olympics

Posted on 11. Jul, 2013 by .

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The restoration work in Greenwich Park, following the Olympics, has progressed, with some areas looking better than they did before the Games. The next project is the Herbaceous Border, to the south of the Queen’s House.

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Update on proposed River Crossings

Posted on 10. Jul, 2013 by .

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Transport for London are planning a major consultation this autumn and winter on proposals for two new river crossings which will affect Westcombe Park.

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No ‘OnBlackheath’ Event in 2013

Posted on 04. Jul, 2013 by .

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Nimby have withdrawn their application to hold a music festival on Blackheath in September 2013. The Blackheath Joint Working Party, with input from the Westcombe Society, raised questions about the timing of the event, noise, and the effects on the fabric of the heath.

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June 2013 Planning Applications

Posted on 04. Jul, 2013 by .

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The Royal Borough of Greenwich website has planning applications for the whole borough; here you can find the applications for the Westcombe Park area for June.

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Race for Life – Sunday 7th July 2013

Posted on 01. Jul, 2013 by .

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This very happy and uplifting event was held on Sunday 7 July 2013. Continue reading for information on participants and the total raised.

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