Eltham South

Labour Council’s plans for a school in Eltham Park

The latest edition of the Eltham Park Residents’ Association (EPRA) newsletter carries a story concerning the re-allocation of Eltham Church of England School (frequently called Roper Street) to Eltham Park South. Behind the scenes Eltham Councillor Spencer Drury has made clear his opposition to this proposal, but as local residents are fully aware of the issue (meaning it is in the public domain), he has decided to comment.

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.

Conservative councillors make Avery Hill CPZ case at London Assembly

Eltham South councillor Matt Clare attended today’s meeting of the London Assembly to present a petition to Boris Johnson, on behalf of residents, calling for the Avery Hill CPZ to be implemented. The petition includes the signatures of over 250 residents living on the Avery Hill estate and Eltham Heights.

Still lots of question following public exhibition on Grove Market

Conservative councillors attended the recent public exhibition of Citygrove’s new proposals for the Grove Market site on Court Yard.

While we have welcomed Citygrove’s proactive desire to demolish the site and clear the hazardous materials in the derelict buildings, we still have concerns about the proposals on which they are currently consulting.

Conservatives sort out drains in Sparrows Lane

Eltham South Conservatives undertook their regular road inspections this week focused on helping residents in Sparrows Lane.

Council fails to listen to Eltham residents

Confusion reigned this month as Greenwich Council started a consultation about the demolition of the Grove Market Place on Eltham High Street and then gave permission for the developer to go ahead before residents had been heard.

Labour try to introduce mobile phone only parking charges by the back door

Question: If you were a Labour Council, how do you introduce mobile phone only parking charges in Eltham? Answer: Only advertise them in Woolwich.

Nuala Geary

Councillor for Eltham South ward

Nuala was elected in 2014 as a councillor for Eltham South ward.  She has worked as a senior manager in the charity and training sectors for over 25 years and now works as a training consultant working with schools and separately as an independent celebrant offering alternatives to traditional ceremonies such as funerals, weddings, civil partnerships and baby namings.

Phone number: 
07711 490297
Town Hall, Wellington Street, London SE18 6PW

Battling to get the long overdue CPZ in Eltham Heights and Avery Hill

Over the last few weeks Eltham South Councillor Matt Clare, Eltham South Council Candidates Mark Elliott and Nuala Geary and a few local residents have been assiduously collecting signatures for a petition to the Greater London Assembly (GLA) urging for the rapid implementation of our CPZ as they [the GLA] adjudicate on the matter following an objection by Bexley Council.

Mark Elliott

Councillor for Eltham South ward
Mark was elected in 2014 and represents Eltham South ward. He is a journalist, has been Managing Director of Time Out and currently runs a company that publishes magazines for London's booming tourism sector. His first book is to be released in 2017. He is currently Deputy Leader of the Conservative Group in Greenwich.
Phone number: 
07711 490296
Town Hall, Wellington Street, London SE18 6PW


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