Eltham South

Conservatives keep fighting for Eltham's parks

Eltham South councillors are regularly out and about looking at how the local area can be improved, we want to hear from residents who want to take a lead in improving their local area, as well as developing new community facilities such as allotments.

Eltham South councillor campaigning in Ladywell by-election

Eltham South councillor Adam Thomas joined Lewisham Deptford Conservatives and Dr Charles Tannock MEP and Syed Kamall MEP, to campaign for Ben Appleby, the Conservative candidate for the forthcoming Ladywell By-election, on Thursday 4 November.  If you want to help the campaign, please contact Ben on bphappleby@googlemail.com

Court Road - makes list of most congested roads in London

Recent analysis by TomTom has shown that Court Road in Eltham South ward is the 8th most congested road in Greater London, being congested for 82 hours a week!

Greenwich bottom of the class...again

On Thursday the Government published the GCSE results data for all London Boroughs, highlighting that Greenwich has come 30th out of the 32 boroughs.  On the Government's key measurement of 5 A*-C grades including English and Maths, less than half of Greenwich's 16 years olds acheived it, against a London score of 57% and close to the bottom of the 142 education authorities nationwide.

Priorities set at Eltham South Safer Neighbourhood meeting

Cllr Adam Thomas recently attended the latest Eltham South Safer Neighbourhood Ward Panel meeting to discuss issues concerning residents.

A range of issues were discussed, including:

Eltham Renaissance consults on Grove Market proposals

After many years of waiting for the Grove Market site to be redeveloped, Eltham Renaissance are now coming forward with new proposals for the site and will be holding a public exhibition to show their proposals to local residents.


The consultation meetings will be held on the following days:


Councillor meets residents for Q&A

This week Eltham South Councillor Adam Thomas met with the residents of Southend House to discuss a range of issues affecting Eltham and the local area. Key issues discussed were the latest update son key developments in the ward including Grove Market and the redevelopment of the Greyhound pub.

Eltham South Councillor Matt Clare completes Run to the Beat

Matt said “Last week I ran Run to The Beat.   While it was an excellent race I fear that its success may be impacted by a second year of Jubilee Line troubles delaying the start. Of 102 people who have rated the event on Runners Worlds website only 38% would do the race again. With Run to The Beat bringing 14,000 runners and several thousands of spectators to Greenwich we must do everything in our power to raise its reputation.”


Greenwich has most dangerous roads in London for child accidents

Recent analysis undertaken by the independent camapaign organisation Road Safety Analysis has found that 1 in 442 children in Greenwich have a serious road accident, the highest of all the London boroughs. 

Council still has more to do to help children in care


This month saw the publication of Ofsted’s report on Greenwich Council’s children’s services and how they looked after children in care.


While the report highlighted some improvement in services it also highlighted a number of areas for further improvement. 



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