TfL rules out Lewisham Way Bakerloo station

According to 853, TfL has ruled out the idea of incorporating a St John's or Lewisham Way station into the Bakerloo Line extension to Lewisham, which will open next decade.I had no idea this was even thought a possibility, but now it isn't. Which makes more sense. However, 853 notes:[TfL says] that existing plans to ...

The Telegraph Hill Festival 2018

Sanjit writes:The 2018 Telegraph Hill Festival is here, and takes place from 10 - 25 March 2018.  Telegraph Hill Festival is London's largest and best independent, self-funding, and volunteer driven festival, and one of the capital's best-kept secrets. Athena Kugblenu at the 2017 Telegraph Hill Festival Comedy NightThe 24th Telegraph Hill Festival has more than ...

The Gape of Water

One Brockley man has been fighting an epic battle with the machine, trying to persuade Thames Water to properly fix the leaky water main near his house by Hilly Fields.BCer Chris first reported the problem on January 4th and despite repeated visits and building works that have caused traffic disruption, the utility has merely been ...

Leatherwork at the Taproom

Ben writes:I am doing a series of leather workshops, which are also an opportunity to check out the new Taproom in Deptford Market Yard.I'll be teaching people how to make a simple leather glasses case or belt which you can take home. It's a beginner class - a good way to find out some basic techniques ...

Suffed at the Brockley Jack

STUFFEDby Lucy Joy Russell & Holly McFarlaneTuesday 6 to Saturday 17 March 2018A friend of mine has written a play running at the Brockley Jack in March, which aims to provoke a debate about infertility and IVF. The Stuffed team explains:"There is a growing fertility crisis in the UK. Around 1 in 7 heterosexual couples, ...

Night tube ELL to run to Highbury & Islington from February 23

The East London Line night time service from New Cross Gate to Dalston is being extended two more stops. City AM reports:The Night Overground service is set to be extended to Canonbury and Highbury & Islington from Friday 23 February after coming to the London Overground in December.Since 15 December, there have been 24-hour services ...

A Star Barbershop, 225 Lewisham Way

The beginning of a new life... A- Star Barbershop ✨💫A post shared by A Star Barber Shop (@astarbarbershop) on Feb 10, 2018 at 5:49pm PSTThis new barbershop has just opened and is currently recruiting. Contact them here if you're interested in applying.

The Brockley Experiment

Barry Norris: Hey, listen up everybody, whoever's doing this, they're having a little fun at our expense.- The Belko ExperimentThe crazy cats at TfL have been freestyling around, throwing some stuff at the wall to see what sticks, and came up with the idea of making Brockley Station into a one-way access system, so that  ...

Lewisham Council to decide fate of two towers this week

On Thursday, Lewisham Council will consider plans to redevelop the Carpetright site on Loampit Vale. The application, which has been recommended by officers for approval, is for:"The demolition of the existing Carpetright building and the construction of two buildings of 16 storeys and 30 storeys in height comprising 899sqm non-residential floorspace comprising (A1) Shops, (A2) ...

Close the gap in Crofton Park

Last week, a 41-year-old man was killed at Crofton Park Station, when he was hit by a train. Reader Emily believes this underlines the need to do something about the large gap between the trains and the northbound platform. She writes:"I am always a bit nervous of the gap - it’s huge - when I ...