1,400 new homes planned for New Cross Sainsbury’s car park site

Outline plans have been developed to create between 1,000 and 1,500 new homes on the site of the New Cross Gate Sainsbury's.The development will be facilitated by the arrival of the Bakerloo Line extension, which will provide a massive increase to public transport capacity in the area and provide a new station directly underneath the ...

Bakerloo station could lurk beneath Sainsbury’s

TfL has launched its consultation for the Bakerloo Line extension to Lewisham and has revealed its preferred site for the New Cross stop lies underneath the enormous Sainsbury's car park, next to New Cross Gate station. They say:"We propose to build a new station at New Cross Gate and have identified a preferred site. This ...

Blue is the new Green is the new Orange

Jesse: It may be blue, but it's the bomb.Tuco: Tight! Tight, tight, yeah! Oh, blue, yellow, pink. Whatever, man. Just keep bringing me that.- Breaking BadCo-Ops are the new Sainsbury's. Two new convenience stores are about to open in the area.Still rushing from the critical success of its re-brand from green to crystal blue, the company ...

Crofton Co-Op returns, December 15

It's the news you've all been waiting for. The Co-Op community engagement officer has confirmed that:"The store management and colleagues have been working hard to get the store ready to open to the community on Thursday 15th December."

Asda Lewisham opens

The new Asda store in Lewisham is now open.Situated on the ground floor of Thurston Central, opposite Glassmill Leisure Centre it's a large format store, spread over 15,000 square feet and offering 100 car parking places.Opening hours are 6am-11pm Monday to Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sunday.Full disclosure: Asda is a client of mine.

East Side Sainsbury’s opens tomorrow

The new Sainsbury's at 180 Brockley Road opens tomorrow. Not one to get excited about, but at least it means that this key site will cease to be a building site. We get our pavement back. There's also a free cash machine, but these days BCers can't move without tripping over the things.Thanks to Kyle ...

Co-op plot to co-opt St Cyp crypt

An application has been made by the Co-Op to convert the restaurant space created by the St Cyprians Hall redevelopment (294-296 Brockley Road, Midtown) into retail space, so that it can open another small supermarket. The submission is for:The change of use of part of the ground floor of the former St Cyprians Hall, Brockley ...

The cat from the flat comes back

The defining face of Brockley 2015 has made headlines again, with another appearance on Sainsbury's shelves.

The Dude Abides

@jenny_stevens pic.twitter.com/wW2FjBtZmU— Harriet Langford (@HarrietLangford) November 11, 2015

So Nisa Spar

The new Westside Spar opens tomorrow on Mantle Road and it's all anyone can talk about.@BrockleyCentral Star studded opening this weekend of the new Spar on west side of Brockley station. pic.twitter.com/oEw8YX9s0T— Matt 'k0nG' Collins (@k0nG) October 29, 2015Its predecessor Nisa's grand opening was marred by the fact they got the area's name wrong - ...