Archibald Corbett film reaches Forest Gate

The Archibald Corbett documentary tour reached Forest Gate in east London on Thursday 26th April. Forest Gate is where Archibald’s housebuilding career started, when he and his father built an estate called Woodgrange from 1877. It’s the only one of seven London Corbett Estates to have been designated as a conservation area, and it contains hundreds of…

Archibald Corbett film at the Hither Green festival

Following two packed screenings at the Bob Hope theatre in Eltham, we’re pleased to announce the next screening of Archibald Corbett: the Man and the Houses, the documentary about the founder of the Corbett Estate, as part of the Hither Green festival. The film will be shown by Hither Green Cinema on 19th May at St…

Public meeting on air quality, Monday 29th January

The Ella Roberta Family Foundation are organising a public meeting with London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s advisor on air quality, and all are invited to attend. The meeting will be at the Corbett Community Library on Monday 29th January from 7pm to 9pm. If you would like to ask a question, please email your question in advance…

Peter’s having a party – and everyone’s invited

The Archibald Corbett Society’s founder and chair, Peter Ranken MBE, is sadly leaving Catford at the end of January. Peter’s achievements and contribution to the Corbett Estate and beyond have been recognised nationally and we are extremely sad to see him go. To say goodbye he is throwing a big leaving party on Friday 26th January at the Corbett Community…

We made a movie!

We’re delighted to invite you to a very special screening of our new film, Archibald Cameron Corbett: The Man and The Houses. This new documentary, made by local filmmaker Ben Honeybone with the help of the local community, takes a look at the history of the Corbett Estate and the man himself. The film features…

The Big Draw Catford

Join us for a fun day of creative activities for all ages at the Abbotshall Healthy Lifestyles Centre on the 24th October. Whether you’re a budding artist, simply enjoy drawing for fun or never had the opportunity to draw before, pop along and get creative doodling, drawing, painting, spraying, making and creating with our free…