Conservatives launch new Shape The Standard campaign

Conservatives in Blackheath Westcombe ward have launched their new ‘Shape the Standard’ campaign – an online pledge calling on Greenwich Council to protect the special character of the Blackheath Royal Standard, celebrate its history and also invest in some improvements.

The pledge calls on the council to: 

- Replace the wooden fencing at the Old Dover Road Car Park with a hedge or a wall as the current fencing appears frequently  damaged

- Put up a local history board on the green to celebrate the history of the area

- To re-open the old public toilets  either as toilets or with a new use, as chosen by residents

Blackheath Westcombe ward councillor Geoff Brighty said “We want to keep Blackheath special, the Royal Standard is the centre of our community and our campaign is about enhancing the area”.

Malcolm Reid added “Ensuring that the unique character of our community is protected and enhanced will help support the fantastic local shops in the area”.