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  Thread: Southern trains in a spot of bother.
Post: RE: Southern trains in a spot of bother.

Something needs to happen. All faith in them has been lost from my point of view. I get the impression even the staff hate working for them. ...on the positive side the service is great for peo...
tincan Wider Topics 5 6,078 14-01-2016, 02:43 PM
  Thread: Exposed tree roots / Pavement repairs
Post: RE: Exposed tree roots / Pavement repairs

no doubt this will give Lewisham the excuse to hack the tree down.
tincan SE23 Topics 6 6,222 13-11-2015, 02:56 PM
  Thread: Hills & Parkes Closed
Post: RE: Hills & Parkes Closed

sounds very promising!
tincan SE23 Topics 43 38,299 02-11-2015, 02:46 PM
  Thread: HOP Recreation Ground to Become a Cemetery?
Post: RE: HOP Recreation Ground to Become a Cemetery?

I have had another look .... and maybe I miss understood the blurry plans of the consultation panels. - whoops! my refined thoughts: I think the proposal is simply relocating the existing car...
tincan SE23 Topics 196 186,210 16-01-2015, 10:46 AM
  Thread: HOP Recreation Ground to Become a Cemetery?
Post: RE: HOP Recreation Ground to Become a Cemetery?

As a resident living on Honor Oak Park Road - I'm surprised I haven't had a letter through about this... (As an Architect who can understand consultation proposals) - What jumps out at me is th...
tincan SE23 Topics 196 186,210 15-01-2015, 02:47 PM
  Thread: Trees and the council
Post: RE: Trees and the council

this is an interesting article: http://www.heathandhampstead.org.uk/planning/trees/what-s-really-causing-your-subsidence ...interesting it makes a good point about even mentioning subsidence to your...
tincan Wider Topics 15 13,431 19-12-2014, 03:06 PM
  Thread: Trees and the council
Post: RE: Trees and the council

naïve - not sure about that. I didn't mention cracks in your foundations..I mentioned cracks generically...(your mentioning of cracked foundations implies impending structural doomsday(!)) As a...
tincan Wider Topics 15 13,431 19-12-2014, 02:43 PM
  Thread: Trees and the council
Post: RE: Trees and the council

its a shame to rip a tree out just because its producing a few cracks. Often removing the tree can cause just as many problems because the effect of suddenly removing the roots from the London clay h...
tincan Wider Topics 15 13,431 18-12-2014, 02:32 PM
  Thread: Sainsburys in HOP using cycle racks as a trolley park
Post: RE: Sainsburys in HOP using cycle racks as a troll...

looking worse by the day ....big blue storage box (presumably for their papers and magazine delivery), traffic cone (presumably for their delivery vehicles), storage crates stacked high, and usually a...
tincan SE23 Topics 7 10,352 04-11-2014, 02:41 PM
  Thread: Gogi's Off Licence closed
Post: RE: Gogi's Off Licence closed

it is a completely pointless shop and looks a dump - needs replacing with something good / useful
tincan SE23 Topics 21 27,475 20-10-2014, 01:23 PM
  Thread: Hills and Parkes deli up for sale
Post: RE: Hills and Parkes deli up for sale

a deli needs to cover items the next door sainsburys doesn't - for example craft beers, better wines , cheeses and things like condiments and breads etc a small selection of unusual seasonal veg. ...
tincan SE23 Topics 35 39,592 20-10-2014, 10:04 AM
  Thread: Railway Telegraph
Post: RE: Railway Telegraph

2nd visit this sunday - atmosphere and beer still good, and bar staff great but bit disappointed by my roast. Roast potatoes not very inspired and the Yorkshires seemed like out of a bag frozen typ...
tincan SE23 Topics 53 46,875 20-10-2014, 09:50 AM
  Thread: Anyone annoyed by these loud high powered motorcycles
Post: RE: Anyone annoyed by these loud high powered moto...

bring on electric vehicles so the roads are no longer an assault on the ear. also loud engines should be banned NOW - there is no need to drive a Harley or lowered ford escort around with a trumpet...
tincan SE23 Topics 11 11,691 17-10-2014, 04:58 PM
  Thread: Dog Fouling
Post: RE: Dog Fouling

...I've always wondered why you can't DNA test a poop and then trace it back to a known dog, i.e. one that's registered at the vets (most dogs will be)? then we can prosecute the owners
tincan SE23 Topics 48 37,324 13-10-2014, 02:11 PM
  Thread: The Capitol to close
Post: RE: Capitol to close

I'm sure Lewisham planners / Lewisham conservation dept. and the relevant stat. bodies would not be silly enough to block a reasonable proposal to convert the building into a cinema. SO...they jus...
tincan SE23 Topics 238 251,830 13-10-2014, 02:07 PM
  Thread: Strategic Planning for Forest Hill Town Centre
Post: RE: Strategic Planning for Forest Hill Town Centre

I wish as much energy was being also spent on drawing up some basic future plans for the parade and station area in Honor Oak Park as well? ...even one tree hill is a great shame...paths cut throug...
tincan SE23 Topics 24 26,993 06-10-2014, 01:33 PM
  Thread: Railway Telegraph
Post: RE: Railway Telegraph

I tried out the Railway T at the weekend and thought it was great. The interior fantastic & Shepherd neame beers v nice.
tincan SE23 Topics 53 46,875 04-09-2014, 01:53 PM
  Thread: Sainsburys in HOP using cycle racks as a trolley park
Post: RE: Sainsburys in HOP using cycle racks as a troll...

I agree, It is disappointing to see the sainsburys local starting to get scruffy with storage containers and other clutter being positioned on the street almost constantly...
tincan SE23 Topics 7 10,352 18-08-2014, 01:47 PM
  Thread: Trees for HOP parade and station area
Post: RE: Trees for HOP parade and station area

The Reply from 'Greenscene' Lewisham: Thank you for your enquiry and attached map. Currently the tree team have a limited budget for planting (we do manage some every year, but the bulk of the ...
tincan SE23 Topics 2 4,308 10-06-2014, 02:06 PM
  Thread: Trees for HOP parade and station area
Post: Trees for HOP parade and station area

I recently emailed the council about the unfortunate lack of trees to the areas outside the station and along HOP parade. Adding a few trees in these important areas would make all the difference. ...
tincan SE23 Topics 2 4,308 10-06-2014, 02:05 PM
  Thread: Speeding - Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Speeding - Honor Oak Park

That's Lewisham council for you ... I have written to highways many times about HOP road hill and speeding - the problems would be easily solved by a 20mph speed limit and a camera...can't be t...
tincan SE23 Topics 46 38,993 10-06-2014, 01:50 PM
  Thread: Speeding - Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Speeding - Honor Oak Park

Only way to get things to change is to lobby local councillors - contacting planners or highways officers is a waste of time as they are not able to make any decisions or enable changes. Both departme...
tincan SE23 Topics 46 38,993 12-04-2014, 10:23 AM
  Thread: Speeding - Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Speeding - Honor Oak Park

I am an architect who lives on Honor Oak Park Hill- and have had multiple communications with Lewisham over the past few years concerning speed and general traffic issues from One Tree Hill down throu...
tincan SE23 Topics 46 38,993 11-04-2014, 02:12 PM
  Thread: 97 Honor Oak Park - Empty
Post: 97 Honor Oak Park - Empty

Beautiful old big house. Is it me or does this property seem vacant ...? The property has planning permission for conversion into flats (oct 2011) - but even with this it seems nothing has been don...
tincan SE23 Topics 0 3,392 21-02-2014, 03:10 PM
  Thread: Crofton Park and Honor Oak Park Neighbourhood Forum
Post: RE: Crofton Park and Honor Oak Park Neighbourhood ...

I am not convinced that the proposed boundary grouping of crofton park along with effectively an incomplete area of honor oak park seems well thought out. Firstly: When forming such a forum, f...
tincan SE23 Topics 35 43,820 21-02-2014, 02:52 PM
  Thread: Old Bank should be a quality gastro pub
Post: Old Bank should be a quality gastro pub

Honor Oak Park Parade needs a pub! Is there any way we can make some more noise about this issue? - I think this would be a game-changer for the onward positive evolution of HOP parade. I some...
tincan SE23 Topics 20 21,966 13-09-2013, 02:00 PM
  Thread: Anyone peeked into the new HOP Sainsburys?
Post: RE: Anyone peeked into the new HOP Sainsburys?

It's a brilliant addition to the parade. chuffed its finally arrived..!
tincan SE23 Topics 43 35,197 12-09-2013, 02:06 PM