Peckham Residents' Network

Welcome to this website, which displays messages posted on or emailed to people who live or work in Peckham, or have other interests in Peckham.

Monthly Archives: June 2011

Become part of history – join the archive! Peckham Space


Contribute your stories and memories of North Peckham to our interactive map and become part of the Southwark Archive. Do you remember the North Peckham Estate? Did you live on North Peckham Estate or know someone that did? Do you remember the high-rise walkways?

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health impact? Take-Aways/ Fast Food outlets

MESSAGE FROM NHS South East London

You are invited to a consultation event on Take-Aways/ Fast Food outlets at St James The Great Catholic Primary School, Peckham Road, SE15 5LP, on Wednesday 29th June 2011, 4-6pm.

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Wed 29 June 7.15pm local meeting Conservation Area proposals

email from Bellenden Residents’ Group to local residents in the Holly Grove Conservation Area or nearby Bellenden.

You will have seen the email about the Council’s public exhibition, next Tues 28 June 4-8pm Peckham Library, of the proposals for the new town centre Conservation Area which adjoins the Holly Grove Conservation Area. At the request of some local residents a local meeting has been arranged in a local resident’s house for Wed 29 June at 7.15pm.

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Friends of Warwick Gardens meeting 28 June 7pm

Message from Bellenden Residents’ Group to SE15 mail list streets to west of Rye Lane:

The next FRIENDS OF WARWICK GARDENS meeting will be on


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Peckham Town Centre Conservation Areas 28 June 7pm

The Peckham Society has campaigned for several years for a Conservation Area for Peckham Town Centre. English Heritage examined the historic buildings in the town centre and concluded that they were a collection of buildings of special interest and deserved to be restored and protected. See their report here:

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book market & fun Fri-Sun 24-26 June in Copeland Cultural Quarter & Bussey Building

The Copeland Cultural Quarter stirs into more organic growth this coming weekend. Son Gallery are hosting a whole weekend of art, music and food as they launch their first Copeland Book Market from Friday to Sunday. See details below. This is an exciting demonstration of the potential that Peckham Vision first drew attention to in calling the site, once designated for demolition (see,
SE15_article.pdf) the Copeland Cultural Quarter.

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road changes at Peckham Rye-East Dulwich Rd & Copeland-Heaton -Consort Road

This is late news in about an opportunity tomorrow – Wednesday evening – to see detailed plans and talk to the Council specialist on the plans to change the road and traffic arrangements at

* Peckham Rye between Rye Lane and the junctions with Somerton Road and East Dulwich Road

* the Copeland-Consort-Heaton Road one way system

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Frank’s Cafe & Bold Tendencies back from 30th June

The spectacular success of the Hannah Barry Gallery’s summer sculpture exhibition with Frank’s Cafe at Peckham’s multi storey car park brings them back for the summer opening this year on Thursday 30th June, to 30th September. Thursdays to Sundays 11am to 10pm. To get a flavour, see the short video at More details below from Hannah Barry Gallery.  Read more of this post

Sat 25 June 2pm Sketch Peckham!

Saturday 25th June 2011 is the first national Civic Day to celebrate where we live: England’s first ever Civic Day and over 150 civic societies will be holding events to celebrate their area and keep it distinctive. Everyone is invited to join in and learn more about where they live. Our local civic society – The Peckham Society – is holding an afternoon workshop that celebrates Peckham’s fine architecture by drawing it. See further details below: Read more of this post

ITV prog – rail users

Message to Southwark Rail Users’ Group

Are you a regular rail commuter suffering from the effects of trains full to capacity and subject to lengthy delays?  If you are, ITV would like to hear from you for their documentary on the railways. See the details below. Please pass this information on to other rail users.  Read more of this post