Torridon Library is featured in the Guardian newspaper

Recently one of Catford’s more well known residents, the journalist Lucy Mangan wrote about her favourite library, none other than the Corbett Estate’s very own Torridon Library. It featured in the Boxing Day edition of The Guardian The article is a must-read, not only because of the fact it is our own beloved local library, but…

MP Heidi Alexander presents Corbett Portraits Competition Awards

Over 50 people attended the inaugural awards ceremony of ‘Corbett Portraits’ at Torridon Road Library, Catford,  on Thursday 6th November, a photographic competition organised by the Archibald Corbett Society. The photographs feature local residents, their families, shop keepers, street cleaners, the local butcher and other people who live and work on the Corbett Estate. MP Heidi…

Corbett Portraits Competition-The Exhibition!

The Archibald Corbett Society would like to invite all residents to the launch of the Corbett Portraits Competition Exhibition, at the Library on Torridon Road. This Thursday 6th November at 7.30pm, local MP Heidi Alexander will open the Exhibition and hand out prizes to the winning entries. Refreshments will be provided. Corbett Portraits have been taken by local…

Community Garden comes alive at Abbotshall Road

Last Saturday over 20 volunteers from the Archibald Corbett Society and the Corbett Residents Association joined forces to help put the finishing touches to the new community garden at Abbotshall Road playing fields. They planted hundreds of bulbs, bushes and trees and laid the bark chip path that runs through the centre of the garden…

Petition for a safer Brownhill Road for everyone

The Corbett Residents Association has set up a petition addressed to Lewisham Council and Transport for London to look at improving the general safety of Brownhill Road for pedestrians. As anyone living in the area is well aware, the junction between Torridon Road and Brownhill Road is a regular crossing point for pedestrians, even though…

Catford South Assembly – Tues 14 October

Tuesday 14 October Time: 7pm-9pm St Laurence Community Centre, 37 Bromley Road, Catford SE6 2TS Come along and pick up free spring bulbs to plant in your front garden at this month’s Catford South Assembly. A gorgeous selection of Tulips, Alliums & Daffodils. Bulb bags can also be picked up at Torridon Road Library and…

URGENT WARNING

There has been a recent spate of burglaries or attempted burglaries in and around the Hither Green end of Minard Road. These incidents have been taking place both in the daytime and at night with break-ins at both rear and front of houses irrespective of whether the homeowners are in or not. The Neighbourhood Police…

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. The winners…