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  Thread: Fence Repair
Post: Fence Repair

Hi, Can anyone recommend a good local handyman that could replace part of a fence panel for me? The recent winds have taken its toll. I have some other garden work that also needs quoting for.
Fandango Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 0 2,785 07-05-2015, 12:17 PM
  Thread: London Bridge trains - here's the best and the worst peak services
Post: RE: London Bridge trains - here's the best and the...

Line down again. 3rd time today.:cursing:
Fandango SE23 Topics 333 296,973 16-01-2015, 04:25 PM
  Thread: New coffee shop
Post: RE: New coffee shop

https://twitter.com/TheArchieParker
Fandango SE23 Topics 23 31,250 29-07-2014, 02:57 PM
  Thread: Speeding - Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Speeding - Honor Oak Park

Note that the first speed bump at the top of One Tree Hill is particularly vicious, and I suspect above the 10cm height guideline. The subsequent bumps towards HOP are lesser in height, and probabl...
Fandango SE23 Topics 46 38,991 10-04-2014, 04:40 PM
  Thread: Capitol shows films for first time in 40 years
Post: RE: Capitol shows films for first time in 40 years

One thought I've been sitting on for a while is suggesting the Capitol holds a 'silent cinema'. Like a silent disco, watchers all wear headphones relaying the movie audio. Reinstating the upper ...
Fandango SE23 Topics 15 13,283 20-03-2014, 08:51 PM
  Thread: Farmers' market in the Horniman Gardens
Post: RE: Farmers' market in the Horniman Gardens

[i]"Also why do you think Aga had to go to the market today? I know why, ask her and I'm sure she will tell you." [/i] Aga saw competition and an opportunity to diversify their income stream, so ste...
Fandango SE23 Topics 218 187,363 04-11-2013, 10:35 AM
  Thread: Traffic Lights outside Co-Op, Forest Hill
Post: RE: Traffic lights Dartmouth Road/London Road

There is definitely some miss-timings occurring near the Co-Op. This morning there was yet another queue up to the crossing extending back to the Brockley Rise junction. Conversely the traffic f...
Fandango SE23 Topics 38 31,365 25-10-2013, 11:39 AM
  Thread: Slightly battered 1920s oak dining table and chairs
Post: RE: Slightly battered 1920s oak dining table and c...

sent you a PM
Fandango Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 3 5,769 03-09-2013, 09:38 PM
  Thread: MOT Test Centres
Post: RE: MOT Test Centres

Thanks for all the suggestions. Ended up using Ichthus. The tester turned out to be a hot rodder, which was more than good enough for me :thumbup:
Fandango SE23 Topics 4 6,256 13-08-2013, 09:22 AM
  Thread: MOT Test Centres
Post: MOT Test Centres

Can anyone recommend a decent MOT test center in the SE23 area? I'm looking for one that's honest, straightforward, and doesn't try to sell a pack of lies to someone who has a [b]very[/b] sound und...
Fandango SE23 Topics 4 6,256 29-07-2013, 11:13 AM
  Thread: Strong Gas Smell - Perry Vale/Forest Hill Station
Post: RE: Strong Gas Smell - Perry Vale/Forest Hill Stat...

That chemical smell has been around on and off for at least a month. It really is nasty. Has it anything to do with works to the underpass? It has a slight hint of paint-thinners about it.
Fandango SE23 Topics 6 11,248 22-01-2013, 04:57 PM
  Thread: Driving Forest Hill to Hounslow
Post: RE: Driving Forest Hill to Hounslow

Don't consider driving unless it's during school holidays. It takes longer, and is far more stressful by car than by train. The most annoying thing about the train option is the timings. Direct tra...
Fandango Wider Topics 7 7,497 15-11-2012, 01:35 PM
  Thread: Kitchen for free inc oven
Post: RE: Kitchen for free inc oven

you have PM
Fandango Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 2 3,476 24-09-2012, 10:12 AM
  Thread: Old estate agents, Sunderland/Waldram Pk Rd
Post: RE: Old estate agents, Sunderland/Waldram Pk Rd

Possibly relevant: [i]"Squatting in a residential building in England and Wales becomes a criminal offence on Saturday, meaning squatters would face jail or a fine."[/i] http://www.bbc.co.uk/new...
Fandango SE23 Topics 36 32,541 31-08-2012, 10:40 AM
  Thread: Old estate agents, Sunderland/Waldram Pk Rd
Post: RE: Old estate agents, Sunderland/Waldram Pk Rd

Yet more http://www.lovelewisham.org/Reports/Report/e6c7724b-5b5e-4708-b944-6e783c180c56
Fandango SE23 Topics 36 32,541 30-08-2012, 04:30 PM
  Thread: Electricity Supply Problems
Post: RE: Electricity Supply Problems

Colfe Road has been out since 3pm. Pavement being dug up at junction with Loxton Road.
Fandango SE23 Topics 59 59,921 30-08-2012, 04:23 PM
  Thread: Old estate agents, Sunderland/Waldram Pk Rd
Post: RE: Old estate agents, Sunderland/Waldram Pk Rd

Getting worse http://www.lovelewisham.org/reports/report/26a8d132-86be-433f-a26d-0db4ec9a882e http://www.lovelewisham.org/reports/report/ac3871eb-e1d6-4d45-864d-f0b44fe75680
Fandango SE23 Topics 36 32,541 29-08-2012, 11:44 AM
  Thread: Old estate agents, Sunderland/Waldram Pk Rd
Post: RE: Old estate agents, Sunderland/Waldram Pk Rd

http://www.lovelewisham.org/reports/report/24869338-ebf1-4fd7-9ea1-f75869ffa5a0
Fandango SE23 Topics 36 32,541 24-08-2012, 12:16 PM
  Thread: Loud party noise
Post: RE: Loud party noise

Anyone know what's going on in the area of Kemble Road? All I can hear is thud thud thud. :cursing: At what point do I call the Police?
Fandango Wider Topics 49 58,188 18-08-2012, 11:23 PM
  Thread: Old estate agents, Sunderland/Waldram Pk Rd
Post: RE: Old estate agents, Sunderland/Waldram Pk Rd

There's quite a few motorbikes, bicycles and junk in the shop as well now. More dead plant pots have appeared.
Fandango SE23 Topics 36 32,541 06-08-2012, 08:11 PM
  Thread: Topsoil - Free
Post: Topsoil - Free

15+ sacks of topsoil, sieved to remove large stones/rubble. Free, but bringing a few rubble sacks along wouldn't hurt.
Fandango Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 0 2,351 06-08-2012, 10:29 AM
  Thread: Old estate agents, Sunderland/Waldram Pk Rd
Post: RE: Old estate agents, Sunderland/Waldram Pk Rd

It's look pretty awful. I presume the bikes have their plates missing/obscured to prevent parking tickets. The random plant pots look like they're being used as an attempted land grab demarkation. L...
Fandango SE23 Topics 36 32,541 01-08-2012, 10:44 AM
  Thread: PC Base & wireless keyboard/mouse
Post: RE: PC Base & wireless keyboard/mouse

Keyboard & mouse sold. PC still available.
Fandango Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 2 3,199 27-07-2012, 03:27 PM
  Thread: PC Base & wireless keyboard/mouse
Post: RE: PC Base & wireless keyboard/mouse

Taking offers?
Fandango Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 2 3,199 15-07-2012, 03:31 PM
  Thread: For sale: Kenwood Car Stereo
Post: For sale: Kenwood Car Stereo

Kenwood KRC-457RL Cassette Receiver. Great condition, fully working, boxed with full instructions, cables, cage and surround. Faceplate in mint condition. - Removable Faceplate & carry case - C...
Fandango Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 0 2,347 09-07-2012, 03:58 PM
  Thread: Bed Sheets, New.
Post: Bed Sheets, New.

2 set of Ikea Lönn single bedsheets. Duvet cover and 2 pillow cases in each pack. One set cream, the other light grey. Brand new, never opened. £10 for both.
Fandango Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 0 2,129 08-07-2012, 05:46 PM
  Thread: PC Base & wireless keyboard/mouse
Post: PC Base & wireless keyboard/mouse

Previously used as a media machine, built to run quietly in the lounge, and perfect for those that like to tinker. -'Slient' Custom case featuring controls for 6 individual case fan - Asus A7N8X...
Fandango Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 2 3,199 08-07-2012, 03:26 PM
  Thread: Cabinet Door Handles
Post: Cabinet Door Handles

10, brushed nickel effect door handles. The lady changed her mind. Never mounted to doors. £10 Item is in Forest Hill, SE23 [attachment=1250][attachment=1251]
Fandango Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 0 2,356 07-07-2012, 09:09 PM
  Thread: Wheelbarrow for sale
Post: Wheelbarrow for sale

Galvanised, Heavy Duty Wheelbarrow. Used for one summer to shift topsoil around, in excellent condition. Stored in a dry shed. Perfect for summer gardening (when it finally arrives) - Galvaniz...
Fandango Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 0 2,045 07-07-2012, 10:32 AM
  Thread: 19" Mountain Bike
Post: RE: 19" Mountain Bike SOLD

Now Sold.
Fandango Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 1 3,818 04-07-2012, 12:15 PM
  Thread: 19" Mountain Bike
Post: 19" Mountain Bike

19" Daewoo Alloy frame mountain bike. - Acera X gearset - Uprated trigger gear shifters - Front & rear mudguards] £75 Bike is located in SE23
Fandango Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 1 3,818 02-07-2012, 08:51 PM
  Thread: Wheelbarrow for sale
Post: Wheelbarrow for sale

Galvanised, Heavy Duty. Used for one summer to shift topsoil around, in excellent condition. Stored in a dry shed. Perfect for summer gardening (when it finally arrives) - Galvanized rust resist...
Fandango Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 0 2,347 01-05-2012, 10:32 AM
  Thread: Guy Who Begs Outside Shops on Brockley Rise
Post: RE: Guy Who Begs Outside Shops on Brockley Rise

Not sure if it's the same guy, but over the last couple of days I've seen an older gent with a white beard sleeping rough around the pedestrian crossing on Stanstead Road (near the Fire Station). He w...
Fandango SE23 Topics 15 16,875 27-02-2012, 03:17 PM
  Thread: Helicopter in HOP
Post: RE: Helicopter in HOP

Driving me mad!
Fandango SE23 Topics 7 8,240 31-07-2011, 11:24 AM
  Thread: BT Broadband - Forest Hill Exchange Upgrade
Post: RE: BT Broadband - Forest Hill Exchange Upgrade

If you don't want to or can't go to cable, picking a supplier which offer low contention ratios is recommended. The popular suppliers such as TalkTalk, Sky, etc are over subscribed. Effectively they'r...
Fandango Wider Topics 163 206,532 03-03-2011, 04:07 PM
  Thread: BT Broadband - Forest Hill Exchange Upgrade
Post: RE: BT Broadband - Forest Hill Exchange Upgrade

They must have been up to something as my connection was awful at times.
Fandango Wider Topics 163 206,532 21-02-2011, 12:31 PM
  Thread: BT Broadband - Forest Hill Exchange Upgrade
Post: RE: BT Broadband - Forest Hill Exchange Upgrade

Today is impossible. Constantly dropping out, and when we do have a connection we're getting less than 0.6Mbps.:cursing: Anyone else having issues? I'm with Be.
Fandango Wider Topics 163 206,532 13-02-2011, 02:11 PM
  Thread: BT Broadband - Forest Hill Exchange Upgrade
Post: RE: BT Broadband - Forest Hill Exchange Upgrade

Same here. Been a bit flakey.
Fandango Wider Topics 163 206,532 02-02-2011, 08:16 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park

Appalling service this evening :thumbdown:
Fandango SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,842 30-11-2010, 10:14 PM
  Thread: Apple and Pear trees
Post: RE: Apple and Pear trees

We have a very large, and very old pear tree in our Perry Vale garden. This year the parakeets failed to destroy the fruit, so we collected a ridiculous amount of fruit (30kg+) and used it to make ...
Fandango SE23 Topics 7 8,049 29-11-2010, 12:10 PM
  Thread: Helicopter and Police in HOP
Post: RE: Helicopter and Police in HOP

Back again .:cursing:
Fandango SE23 Topics 28 29,970 10-10-2010, 11:20 PM
  Thread: World Cup - Which One Was The Best
Post: RE: World Cup - Which One Was The Best

I have WC dread. :thumbdown:
Fandango Wider Topics 11 9,201 26-05-2010, 05:10 PM
  Thread: Parking fines in Forest Hill
Post: RE: Parking fines in Forest Hill

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Forest+Hill+Railway+Station,+Lewisham&sll=51.439109,-0.052743&sspn=0.008921,0.013862&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Forest+Hill+railway+station&ll=51.4...
Fandango SE23 Topics 11 14,630 17-05-2010, 02:45 PM
  Thread: Trust A Tory - Your Having A Bubble
Post: RE: Trust A Tory - Your Having A Bubble

They're cutting XYZ, blah blah blah.... *cry Face the facts people. If Labour were still in power, they would be making the cuts. It turns out Mr "Prudent" Brown wasn't so "prudent" as he stated...
Fandango Wider Topics 68 57,319 14-05-2010, 01:34 PM
  Thread: Forest Hill Rail Station
Post: RE: Forest Hill Rail Station

5. Underpass. It's beyond a joke now...
Fandango SE23 Topics 761 724,608 06-05-2010, 03:47 PM
  Thread: Bread thread
Post: RE: Bread thread

Sainsburys in Sydenham will also sell fresh yeast from the bakery. Just have to ask. I doubt very much that the Sainsburys in FH will sell any as they don't have an on-site bakery.
Fandango Wider Topics 33 28,057 05-05-2010, 02:16 PM
  Thread: Forest Hill Rail Station
Post: RE: Forest Hill Rail Station

Wow. On a bright sunny day, I think the new bridge is more oppressive to walk through than the underpass. Terrible lighting, nasty bars, and grills everywhere and tasteful yellow. And what's that?... ...
Fandango SE23 Topics 761 724,608 19-04-2010, 12:28 PM
  Thread: Forest Hill Rail Station
Post: RE: Forest Hill Rail Station

Really? I saw a group of bods wandering around inspecting the 'site' at around 10am this morning.
Fandango SE23 Topics 761 724,608 16-04-2010, 04:24 PM
  Thread: Any kittens looking for homes?
Post: RE: Any kittens looking for homes?

We took on a 2 year old rescue cat from Ceilia Hammond a couple of months ago. They were great. I must send them a thank you/update message.
Fandango Wider Topics 5 6,243 07-04-2010, 12:26 PM
  Thread: Recycling
Post: RE: Recycling

Dear Lewisham Council. Having read, and understood the ugly sticker you so thoughtfully stuck to the side of my recycling bin, I removed it. Because it was ugly. Please stop replacing it :cursing:
Fandango Wider Topics 70 75,945 31-03-2010, 02:00 PM
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