Spa juice on Lewisham Way

It has lain dormant for years, enduring fire, false starts residential development and a number of Potemkin visages, but now the pub formerly known as Albertines, looks like it is actually going to reopen as a beauty therapy centre.@BrockleyCentral Have you seen this? The old Malt and Hops (Albertines) pic.twitter.com/c3OcTLlMem— Gill Gibson (@GibbyGibby1) August 20, ...

Spoons hopes to add nine flats and a pub terrace to Brockley Barge

Wetherspoons has submitted plans to redevelop The Brockley Barge as a mixed use development, which would incorporate nine new apartments.The plans would dramatically transform the structure of the pub (built in 1868) with the proposed residential apartments being positioned above the ground floor of the public house and extending to the south of the three-storey ...

TfL proposes to trim 171 and 172 routes

TfL is proposing to shorten two Brockley bus routes as part of a rejigging designed to reduce central London congestion. 853 reports:Route 171 from Catford Bus Garage and Brockley to Holborn would be cut back from Holborn to Elephant and Castle under the scheme.And the 172 from Brockley Rise faces being trimmed back from Clerkenwell ...

The Telegraph Hill Community Choir

The Telegraph Community Choir write:We are a group of enthusiastic singers. We meet once a week on Tuesday evenings from 7.30 to 9pm at the Telegraph Pub on Dennett's Road.We sing lots of rounds, and harmonies, on folk songs, sea shanties, pop, African and world folk, in fact, any songs with heart and soul. We are ...

Time is a flat circle

I've been sent two mysterious local circumferences that need explanation. The former is presumably the temporal shadow of the Hilly Fields bandstand, but what's the latter?David asks: "I recently discovered that some of the shapes on Hilly Fields are the outlines of huts from WW2 but what is the rather large circle?"Any ideas what this ...

Purple Rain on Coulgate Street

Breakspears Mews Summer

BrocSoc calls community meeting to discuss Ashby Mews developments

Brockley Society Public Meeting - Ashby Mews – Gates and ResurfacingThursday 19 July 7.30pmMyatt Garden School, Rokeby Road, SE4 1DFFeelings have been running high about developments in Ashby Mews. BrocSoc has called a public meeting to discuss the issue. They say:Locked gates recently installed at the Ashby Road end of Ashby Mews, SE4, followed byresurfacing ...

The Mantle Road Summer Street Party, July 8

The waterintobeer party organisers say:Brockley's West Side will be hosting a summer party this Sunday, with beer/homebrew shop waterintobeer and newly revamped restaurant Norbert joining forces for the first time.The Mantle Road bash will include a barbecue, live music… and of course, beer! Owners Tim and Helen (wib) and Luca (Norbert) look forwarding to welcoming ...

45 Lewisham parks in 12 seconds

We walked all 45 Lewisham Parks in one day. Featuring @cornish_jack, @oliverhp, @robynbobyn_x & @katiemaem.@LewishamCouncil @damienegan @Ian_C_Thomas @BrockleyCentral @NewsShopper @DanRavenEllison @SouthLondonClub @Ramblers_London @SthLondonPress @Transpontine @lewishamledger pic.twitter.com/FUoFabSU3z— Jack Cornish (@cornish_jack) July 2, 2018