S G Smith application

Following the receipt of further supporting information on the application, the Council are carrying out a further consultation which will run from 14th June to 27th June. The application form, drawings, supporting documents and other comments received in respect of this application can be viewed at http://planbuild.southwark.gov.uk and searching for application 14/AP/3104.  There are two options for comments:

1. Email Dipesh Patel (the planning officer) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2. Post a comment on-line via "Make a Public Comment" button

The description has been amended to refer to the existing use as B2 (general industrial) rather than B1(light industry)

Amended drawings have been submitted together with the following additional/amended documents:

  • Arboricultural Report (Tree survey and assessment)
  • Basement Impact Assessment (Revised)
  • Daylight and Sunlight Assessment (shadow diagrams and letter)
  • Draft outline construction management plan
  • Flood Risk Assessment
  • Planning Heritage Impact Statement (which includes details of a proposal to the Grade II Listed Stone Plaque (see listed building consent application 15/AP/1772))
  • Planning Statement Addendum (to include the impact on the Grade II Listed St Barnabas Parish Hall)


Last Updated on Friday, 19 June 2015 16:41

Quietways Consultation

The Quietways consultation will commence in the autumn.   Sustrans has been tasked with the community engagement from Calton Avenue down Turney to the Lambeth border, and are also working with Lambeth in Rosendale Road and beyond.   The Southwark and Lambeth Sustrans senior project managers – Hannah Padgett for Southwark and Madeline Gunn for Lambeth - will work together to ensure the consultation is coherent and consistent in such roads such as Turney.  Further details will be available in the near future.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 June 2015 16:51

Footway works on Dulwich Common

Transport for London are resurfacing the footway on the South Circular between Gallery Road and Lordship Lane from 26th May for four months. The works are expected to last both day and night for the duration of the scheme including Saturday and Sunday. Full details are in the attached notice provided by Transport for London

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 June 2015 16:50


Southwark Planning Consultation Survey

The Council is conducting a survey to better understand the community’s needs and preferences on statutory consultations for planning applications. Statutory notices are the main means for ensuring that the public is kept informed on planning applications by their council. It is particularly interested in the community’s views on public consultation around planning applications (letters to residents, website planning register, site notices on lamp posts and press notices in Southwark News). The survey should take ten minutes to complete, and all responses are anonymous. It will remain open until 29th June - see http://tinyurl.com/ntxbm72

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 June 2015 16:46

Topps Tiles

A boutique ‘Topps Tiles’ shop has now opened in the former Lesley Leal Green unit in the West Dulwich shopping centre.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 June 2015 16:44

Traffic Meeting

The follow up meeting to the public meeting on 14 March was held on 13 May. Councilor Mark Williams, the Cabinet Member for Regeneration, Planning and Transport met local councilors and a number of local amenity societies and RAs. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss Southwark Council’s plans for the implementation of its borough wide cycling strategy and its implications for the Dulwich Area. This was to include the scope, the likely timetable and the Council’s proposals for consultation and engagement with local residents and community groups.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 15:57


The Charter School

The Charter School Educational Trust (TCSET) is starting a public consultation for a new secondary school to serve East Dulwich and surrounding areas. The consultation follows the successful bid to the DfE to open a Free School, and runs from 18 May to 26 June 2015 with an on-line survey and public consultation meetings as follows:

  • 3 June 2015 at St John’s & St Clement’s Primary School, Adys Road, SE15 4DY
  • 9 June 2015 at Albrighton Centre, Albrighton Road, Dog Kennel Hill Estate, SE22 8AH
  • 18 June 2015 at Heber Primary School, Heber Road, SE22 9LA

The consultation is part of the process that every Free School must undertake to secure funding and will allow TSCET to respond to community issues. Local stakeholders are invited to respond to the survey about The Charter School East Dulwich and to find specific information on the new school’s vision and ethos, the education offering and the proposed admissions policy along with a link to the on-line consultation at the Charter School website. Paper copies of the consultation are available upon request.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 15:55

Lorry crashes into Railway Bridge

Just before 11am on Wednesday 8th April a lorry with a grabber attachment hit the railway bridge on Village Way. The lorry smashed into the bridge and its crane went onto the track. Part of the crane fell onto the railway, causing a short circuit. The oncoming Southern train slammed on the brakes and avoided derailment. All 89 passengers were unhurt and were safely transferred onto another train. A Network Rail spokesman said the bridge has since been examined and repaired, normal services resumed at 2.15pm.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 April 2015 10:43

Journal Deliverers

The Society is looking for a replacement Journal co-ordinator to manage the distributor network in the Alleyn Park and Farquhar Road area. The Journal comes out four times a year and the job involves collection the journals from a central Dulwich Village location and issuing them to the volunteers who deliver door to door. If you are interested please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 April 2015 11:23

Dulwich Fairtrade fortnight

This will run from Monday 23 February to 8 March. Several retailers in the Dulwich area taking part including Shepherds in Dulwich Village.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 12:56

2015 Annual General Meeting Reports



Last Updated on Monday, 02 March 2015 16:21


Council Tax

Southwark Have confirmed that they will freeze council tax for the seventh year. This is welcome news.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 February 2015 16:33

Dulwich Community Council

The next meeting is on Tuesday 17 March 2015, 7:00pm at the St Barnabas Church Community Suite in Calton Avenue. The main theme is Traffic, transport and parking.

Other agenda items include:

  • Townley Road/East Dulwich Grove junction
  • North Dulwich parking
  • Proposed Rehabilitation service location in Half Moon Lane
  • Dulwich Helpline
  • New sculptures in Dulwich Park
  • Neighbourhoods fund 2015/16 decisions

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 April 2015 11:28

Minutes of the AGM 2014

MINUTES OF THE 49th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE DULWICH SOCIETY held on Thursday 28th April 2014 at St. Barnabas Centre, Calton Avenue SE21

Last Updated on Monday, 02 March 2015 16:20


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Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 December 2014 16:33



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