Shop Local, Shop Corbett Survey – A great response

Thanks to everyone who filled out our Shop Local, Shop Corbett survey. We have received nearly 250 surveys, full of great ideas for injecting new life into our shopping parades. The surveys give a clear message that respondents would use new shops and services if they were available. Here are a few headlines: 98% of…

Twitter Walkabout, 23rd May 2015, Torridon Road Library

Explore your area, meet locals and use Twitter to connect the dots and have your say The Corbett Estate Neighbourhood Forum is all about preserving the old and embracing (the best of) the new. So we’re pretty excited about our next event, dreamed up for us by local digital innovators Stickyworld. A Twitter Walkabout is a…

Gardening volunteers needed!

If you reckon you’ve got green fingers (and even if you haven’t), do come down to the community Garden at Abbottshall Road Playing Fields this coming Saturday 2nd May, between 10.30am and 2pm. To encourage those vital bees none of us can do without, we’ll be weeding, sowing a wild flower garden and making bee houses. That’s…

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.