Blackheath Westcombe

Your Conservative Councillor for Blackheath Westcombe ward is Councillor Geoff Brighty. 

Geoff's Advice Surgeries - no appointment necessary

1st Monday of the month, 6-7pm at Blackheath Library, Old Dover Road, SE3

3rd Saturday of the month, 10-11am at Mycenae House, Mycenae Road SE3

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See below for news and updates from the Conservatives across our community: 

Cllr Spencer Drury joins David Cameron in Supporting Small Business Saturday

Greenwich Conservatives are asking for the end of Greenwich Council's 'Pavement Tax' at the Council meeting tonight. This is part of a national programme to support small business which is being promoted by the Prime Minister.

Thameslink Information "Event" - too low key

Blackheath Westcombe residents who use the Greenwich line are concerned about the effect the Thameslink Programme will have on their train services and so would have welcomed the news that an information event was to be held at stations on the line. However, Blackheath Westcombe Councillor, Geoff Brighty, has said he was disappointed by what he saw at Westcombe Park Station.

Revised Lovells Wharf Proposal Rejected

Greenwich Council's Planning Board, unanimously, rejected plans to substantially increase the number of residential units and to increase the height of riverside blocks on a development already underway at Lovells Wharf.

Conservatives Attend Air Pollution Public Meeting

Wednesday evening (16th October) Deputy Leader of Greenwich Conservatives Cllr Nigel Fletcher and 2014 Conservative Candidate for Blackheath Westcombe Thomas Turrell attended the ‘No to Silvertown Tunnel’ public meeting to listen to the evidence against the tunnel.

Charles Tannock MEP in Blackheath Westcombe

London MEP Charles Tannock joined Blackheath Westcombe Conservatives on Saturday 28th September

Council's Planning Board decide on Huntsman application at last, but final word with the Planning Inspectorate

As Greenwich Council's Planning Board rejects the plans for Huntsman's Field, Cllr Geoff Brighty celebrates the decision, but notes that Council delays have taken the matter oout of the hands of local Councillors.

Direct access to Maze Hill station opened up at last

After years of frustrating delays, direct access to Maze Hill station has been provided for residents of Seren Park. Blackheath Westcombe Cllr Geoff Brighty has expressed his satisfaction at this results after a long campaign.

Conservatives Seek High Street Boost

Conservative Mayor of London Boris Johnson has launched a consultation on extending the time drivers are allowed the park in Stop and Shop bays. The announcement follows plans unveiled by Communities Secretary Eric Pickles to reduce parking restrictions. Both hope that by reducing parking restrictions we can boost trade for places like Eltham High Street and the Blackheath Royal Standard.

Speeding on Westcombe Hill

Conservatives present Westcombe Hill and Siebert Road petition to reduce speed on their roads to Council. A report is due back in the autumn.

Blackheath Westcombe Action Team Attend RSBTA Summers Drinks Party

2014 Council Candidates for Blackheath Westcombe Geoff Brighty, Laela Pakpour Tabrizi and Thomas Turrell attended a reception on the Royal Standard hosted by the Royal Standard Business & Traders Association.

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