Walworth Society - Latest News and February Meeting

1. Walworth Society Monthly Meeting – Thursday 2nd February 7pm. Minutes of our February 2nd meeting below. Our next meeting is on March 2nd and will also be our AGM.

2. New Southwark Plan - Area Visions and Site Allocations.

The next stage of the New Southwark Plan - the area visions and proposed site allocations - has just been published. One of the Southwark Council Planning Policy team will be coming to a future WS meeting to discuss the issues as they affect the Walworth area but if you would like to look at the document it can be downloaded from:


The section on the proposed development sites in Walworth starts at page 176. See also Chatelaine House on the W Rd on page 126.

3. Manor Place Terrace & Braganza St Workshop - Consultation Event.

The final consultation event ahead of a planning application being submitted for the Manor Place Terrace and the Braganza St Workshop sites is being held at the Penrose TRA Hall, Penrose Grove SE17 3EA on Thursday 23rd February from 5.30pm to


4. East Street Heritage Tour - Film!

Many thanks to Mike Kear for his fabulous film of the Animated Heritage Tour of East Street as part of the Southwark Council High Street Challenge Round 4 from last June. If you would like to watch it please go to:



5. The Changing Face of Camberwell - BfI film from 1963

Thanks to Ian Redding of Community Southwark for telling us about this film - mostly about Camberwell but images of the developing Burgess Park and the Surrey Canal as was.



6. Event to Support Migrants in the UK.

Info about an event on February 20th from the organisers:

Flashmob At Elephant And Castle Shopping Centre- 11am February 20th 2017
We are calling on all south London communities to come together in celebration of people who have chosen to make this country their home.
We want to show them that they are welcome and valued here and we want you to join us!
All nations, cultures and professions are welcome, so dance in your nurses uniform, dance in your suit- just join the party and dance for freedom and tolerance.
Everyone is invited and it will take only fifteen minutes of your day!
 We're looking for dancers and musicians to lead this mob! If this sounds like fun, get in touch with us on Facebook; https://www.facebook.com/groups/OneDayWithoutUsLondon/
Or on Twitter;

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