Walworth Society AGM 2017 & Other News

1. Walworth Society Monthly Meeting & AGM – Thursday 2nd March 7pm. Please find below the notes from our meeting on 2nd March which was also our AGM. Our next meeting is 7pm Thursday 6th April - Venue TBC. There will be opportunity to discuss the Bakerloo Line extension at the next WS meeting as a TfL representative is coming to discuss questions that people have about the Bakerloo Line extension and how it will impact on the Walworth area.

All of the comments that the WS submitted in relation to the E&C Shopping Centre Planning Application (16/AP/4458) appear in the file below.

2. Walworth Society AGM 2017 - Reports.

Please find the 3 reports associated with the WSAGM below:

1. Treasurer's Report: The 2016/17 Annual Accounts.

2. The Chair's Report of Activities in 2016.

3. WS Committee Meeting Minutes (Meeting Weds 22nd February) includes agreement of the 2016/17 accounts and AGM reports.


3. Community Growing in Walworth.

A special meeting, March 23, 2017 at 6pm - 8pm, to discuss interest in community growing and how it can be supported across the Walworth area. The meeting is organised by the Walworth Community Action Network and will be held at the Pullens Centre, Crampton St, SE17 3LH.

Full details from: http://www.southwarkcan.org/walworth_can_meeting_march

For more info contact: Robert Jamieson · robert@communitysouthwark.org · 020 7358 7019


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

The display boards from the consultation event can be seen at:

Braganza St
Manor Place

It is likely that Southwark Council will soon submit both as planning applications.



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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