SLS – May 2015 Meeting

1. SLS May Meeting – Thurs 28th May (8pm start)

 

Please come along to our May meeting this Thursday. We are meeting on Thursday 28th May at the Royal Oak PH, 44 Tabard St London SE1 4JU. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MEETING STARTS AT 8PM (rather than our usual 7pm start time)

 

The suggested agenda for the meeting is as follows:

 

  1. Welcome, introductions and apologies
  2. April meeting; matters arising
  3. Open Streets 2015
  4. Old Kent Road Area Action Plan
  5. Camberwell
  6. Dulwich Village – Balancing cycling, walking and motor vehicles
  7. Southwark Council – Cabinet Changes
  8. Meeting House Lane Peckham
  9. Melbourne Grove – East Dulwich
  10. Update on local areas and issues
  11. July Meeting and possible summer meeting walk
  12. Any other issues people would like to raise.

 

  1. Open Streets. Don’t forget it is London’s (and the UK’s) first ever Open Streets event on Saturday 30th May on Great Suffolk St. Full details from http://www.openstreetslondon.com/

 

  1. Transport & Health. There is a really good video of a presentation (c30 minutes) by Lucy Saunders (Transport for London and GLA Public Health expert) about the relationship between transport and public health.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCyqcszV9hA

 

  1. Living Streets Supporters Conference 2015. Walking forward – building a movement for change. Date: Saturday, 27 June 2015, 10am – 4:30pm. Venue: NCVO, 8 All Saints Street N1 9RL London.

 

Full details and booking: http://www.livingstreets.org.uk/supporters-conference-2015-0

Southwark Living Streets – April Meeting (& AGM)

Please find the notes of our April meeting and AGM below along with the reports that related to the AGM. Please note that our May meeting will be held on Thursday 28th May and will start at the revised time of 8pm.

SLS-MeetingNotes-16Apr15

SLS-2014-Financial Statement-11Apr15

SLS-2014-ChairAnnRep-14Apr15

Old Kent Road

Southwark Council are working on major new plans to redevelop and improve the Old Kent Road area and make significant changes in favour of those who would like to walk and cycle and as a place to live. As part of this they are holding regular community forum meetings and people are invited to the second of these next Thursday 26th March. The meeting will be held at Pembroke House, 7pm (80 Tatum Street, London SE17 1QR). A poster for the event is attached. If you have time (but not essential), please register your interest in attending by contacting Claire Beswick at claire.beswick@southwark.gov.uk or 020 7525 3217.

For more details http://www.southwark.gov.uk/info/856/planning_policy/3112/old_kent_road

OKRForum-26Mar15

Next SLS Meeting – Thursday 16th April

Owing to a clash of meetings, our next SLS meeting will be Thursday 16th April 7pm at the Royal Oak. This meeting will also be our AGM. Apologies for any inconvenience this change of dates may have caused.

January 2015

  1. January 2015 Meeting. Please find the notes from our January meeting in the file below.

SLS-MeetingNotes-15Jan15

  1. New Southwark Plan.

Please find attached the submission that SLS has made in relation to the New Southwark Plan.

SLS-DraftNSP-Response-10Jan15

SLS – Latest News – November 2014

1. November Meeting. The action points from our Thursday 20thNovember meeting are below. SLS-MeetingNotes-20Nov14

 

 

2. Southwark Cycling Strategy. The draft cycling strategy which has just been launched for consultation can be downloaded from:

 

http://www.southwark.gov.uk/cyclingstrategy

 

3. The Peckham Coal Line. Ideas for this walking and cycling route are outlined at:

 

http://peckhamcoalline.strikingly.com/

4. New Southwark Plan. The draft can be downloaded from:

 

http://www.southwark.gov.uk/download/downloads/id/11161/new_southwark_plan

 

5. Current Southwark Council Transport Consultations

Brayards Rd – http://www.southwark.gov.uk/info/200431/street_improvements/3632/brayards_road

 

Wells Way – http://www.southwark.gov.uk/info/200431/street_improvements/3631/wells_way

 

Townley Rd – http://www.southwark.gov.uk/info/200308/current/3639/townley_road

 

North Cross Rd http://www.southwark.gov.uk/info/200308/current/3642/north_cross_road_lordship_lane_junction_improvements

 

Latest News from Southwark Living Streets – October 2014

1. October Meeting. The notes from our October meeting appear below

SLS-MeetingNotes-16Oct14

2. Road Danger Conference (Free) – Saturday 1st November.

There is an important conference on Saturday 1st November which looks at the role of the police in reducing the danger on London’s roads and also encouraging more people to walk and cycle.

Road Danger Reduction and Enforcement: How policing can support walking and cycling in London

Full details inc registration

http://rdrf.org.uk/2014/09/22/conference-on-road-danger-reduction-and-enforcement-in-london/

3. N-S Cycle Superhighway. If you would like to contribute to the TfL consultation on the North-South CSH, the consultation is open until 9th November. It can be found at:

https://consultations.tfl.gov.uk/cycling/northsouth

The Southwark Living Streets response is on our website at:

https://southwarklivingstreets.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/n-scsh-slsresponse-12oct141.doc

4. Bakerloo Line Extension. TfL have begun a consultation on the extension of the Bakerloo line south from the E&C. If you would like to take part, it can be accessed at:

https://consultations.tfl.gov.uk/tube/bakerloo-extension

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