Abbotshall Road Playing Field now ‘Our Place’

Abbotshall Road Operational Plan now live on the site It was back 2011 that Lewisham Council agreed to transfer the Abbotshall Road Playing Field, part of the the Corbett estate, to Community Teachsport at a peppercorn rent on a 25-year lease. (Teachsport is a body of professionally qualified sports instructors used by educational establishments all over…

Full steam ahead for Abbotshall Healthy Lifestyle Centre

It’s been a long, hard haul, but the former playing fields at Abbotshall Road on the Corbett Estate are soon to be reborn as a healthy lifestyle centre including sporting facilities, a community café, a community garden, and drop-in clinics to help residents improve their health and wellbeing. We wanted to capture some very neglected buildings…

Hot off the presses: our inaugural newsletter

Read all about the progress we’ve made with the Abbotshall Road Playing Field community garden, the brand new Healthy Lifestyles Centre, our ‘shop local’ initiative, the Commonplace interactive Love Corbett map (above), and much more…download the Corbett Society’s very first newsletter here: Corbett News Edition 1 February 2015 Final Small PDF.

Take a Corbett Portrait! Competition now open

The Corbett Society has launched a competition to find the best photographic portrait of someone who lives, works or studies here on the Corbett Estate. The competition runs from 9th June to 12th September 2014. There are two age categories: under 18 and over 18 years old. We particularly encourage younger people to take part.…

Corbett in the news

The Corbett Estate has received much media coverage recently. The Evening Standard’s Homes and Property section has recently featured Catford in its ‘spotlight’, describing the area as having ‘solid period property, community spirit, popular schools and good-value homes.’ The Corbett Estate gets its own write up within the article, including information about Corbett himself: “The…