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  Thread: Builder / Carpenter wanted
Post: Builder / Carpenter wanted

Can anyone recommend a good builder / carpenter for laying new timber decking to a verandah in Forest Hill?
Renzon Businesses & Services 0 2,159 06-10-2016, 05:36 PM
  Thread: 11 plus Tutor
Post: 11 plus Tutor

Can anyone recommend a good 11 Plus tutor for my child who is in year 4 at Eliot Bank Primary School. Many thanks!
Renzon Businesses & Services 0 2,127 06-10-2016, 05:31 PM
  Thread: Looking for Carpenter/Workshop in Forest Hill
Post: Looking for Carpenter/Workshop in Forest Hill

Hi all, Does anyone know of a carpenter/workshop in the neighbourhood with wood sawing machines? I just need someone to cut some timbers, MDFs and plyboards etc. neatly with the machine saw, for ...
Renzon Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 0 2,124 26-01-2015, 05:21 PM
  Thread: The Capitol to close
Post: RE: Capitol to close?

From what I understand from these posts, it looks like two cinema chains were looking into converting the Capitol back into the cinema, but that there were likely to be planning conditions imposed whi...
Renzon SE23 Topics 238 251,828 14-10-2014, 11:07 PM
  Thread: The Capitol to close
Post: RE: Capitol to close

Just because a building is listed does not mean that English Heritage will not allow any changes to it. It just means that a Listed Building Consent application needs to be submitted, justifying the ...
Renzon SE23 Topics 238 251,828 12-10-2014, 02:15 PM
  Thread: The Capitol to close
Post: RE: Capitol to close

I really hope that the Capitol does not become another 'Church'. I lived for many years right next to the 'Kingdom Hall' (Jehovah's Witness) on Davids Road for many years before it became another chur...
Renzon SE23 Topics 238 251,828 29-08-2014, 06:01 PM
  Thread: Loft floor boarding
Post: Loft floor boarding

Can anybody recommend a building company for boarding out a loft, so that it can be used for storage? Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated. Many thanks!
Renzon Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 0 2,456 03-07-2014, 06:00 PM
  Thread: St Davids coffee shop closing?
Post: RE: St Davids coffee shop closing?

No-one makes coffee like Dan and no-one makes sandwiches like Lisa!
Renzon Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 12 13,856 11-10-2012, 11:24 PM
  Thread: St Davids coffee shop closing?
Post: RE: Launderette closing

I really really hope that this isn't true. I go to St. Davids every day so I will find out tomorrow!
Renzon Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 12 13,856 11-10-2012, 08:53 PM
  Thread: Planning: 2-4 London Road FH (Launderette)
Post: RE: Launderette closing

I really doubt that it would become a restaurant. A restaurant or similar would require change of use from A1 to A3, extract hoods, ducting, extract fans and all the associated gas plumbing works spec...
Renzon SE23 Topics 156 142,859 24-09-2012, 01:26 PM
  Thread: Planning: 2-4 London Road FH (Launderette)
Post: RE: Launderette closing

I've heard a rumour that Pedder Estate Agent is interested in moving from where they presently are in 45 London Road.
Renzon SE23 Topics 156 142,859 22-09-2012, 06:52 PM
  Thread: Planning: 2-4 London Road FH (Launderette)
Post: RE: Launderette closing

A deli would be nice.....it is just in the right location for office bound or home-bound commuters stepping off the train and stopping en route to get something for lunch or for dinner....
Renzon SE23 Topics 156 142,859 22-09-2012, 10:22 AM
  Thread: Planning: 2-4 London Road FH (Launderette)
Post: RE: Launderette closing

I don't think we need [i]another[/i] cafe'.....
Renzon SE23 Topics 156 142,859 21-09-2012, 10:14 PM
  Thread: Good Reliable Builder
Post: Good Reliable Builder

Can anyone recommend a reliable builder for a small job? I need to build an external store room at the back of my garden. Many thanks.
Renzon Offered, Wanted, Lost & Found 0 2,716 07-06-2012, 01:49 PM
  Thread: Church signage on Manor Mount
Post: RE: Church signage on Manor Mount

Thank you Michael for the time and effort spent researching Lewisham's planning policies and posting these on the Forum. Very useful even for future reference. However, if and when the Lewisham Pl...
Renzon SE23 Topics 65 68,727 18-10-2010, 01:49 PM
  Thread: South Circular closed
Post: RE: South Circular closed

London Road would still remain open to local traffic while through traffic can be routed by means of an underground bypass that would start on the incline towards Horniman Museum and end in Waldram Pa...
Renzon SE23 Topics 128 130,839 11-10-2010, 03:22 PM
  Thread: South Circular closed
Post: RE: South Circular closed

As someone who owns a business in Forest Hill, I dream that one day, the South Circular will be diverted away from Forest Hill Town Centre. The A205 is the biggest obstacle to creating a more plea...
Renzon SE23 Topics 128 130,839 11-10-2010, 10:58 AM
  Thread: Church signage on Manor Mount
Post: RE: Church signage on Manor Mount

These plans are rubbish anyway as they don't show any steps leading down to the Church.... It says 'Line of new path to follow slope of ground'.......hmmmm....this results in a pretty steep slope....
Renzon SE23 Topics 65 68,727 05-10-2010, 03:38 PM
  Thread: Church signage on Manor Mount
Post: RE: Church signage on Manor Mount

This area is in a Conservation Area, which means that it is an area of "special architectural or historic interest the character or appearance of which it is desirable to protect or enhance". Unles...
Renzon SE23 Topics 65 68,727 05-10-2010, 02:08 PM
  Thread: Forest Hill Central
Post: RE: Forest Hill Central

It is unusual for construction work to stop just because of a planning appeal. Normally work carries on during an appeal, to complete the parts of the work that are unaffected by the changes requested...
Renzon SE23 Topics 289 281,333 09-09-2008, 02:15 PM
  Thread: Bag Snatching incidences at Honor Oak Road
Post: RE: Bag Snatching incidences at Honor Oak Road

Bag snatcher was IC3 (aka black). I did not intend to make anyone fearful of venturing out at night or day to Tesco - just to say - keep your belongings safely under your arm to eliminate any chanc...
Renzon SE23 Topics 7 8,202 01-07-2008, 09:24 AM
  Thread: Bag Snatching incidences at Honor Oak Road
Post: Bag Snatching incidences at Honor Oak Road

Two weeks ago, at 6 pm on a weekday in broad daylight, my wife had her bag snatched (with bank cards and all) while she was crossing Honor Oak Road towards the Tesco Store/gas station at the traffic l...
Renzon SE23 Topics 7 8,202 27-06-2008, 11:47 PM
  Thread: The Capitol, Forest Hill
Post: RE: The capitol, Forest Hill

I am no great fan of Wetherspoon but ,realistically speaking, it does not look like it is going to close or move out any time soon. It is always busy and obviously fills a gap in the Forest Hill resta...
Renzon SE23 Topics 23 28,171 15-04-2008, 12:51 PM
  Thread: Forest Hill Pools
Post: RE: Forest Hill Pool (continued)

[color=#008000]michael wrote: 'During this period designs will be prepared for the council and there will be some form of consultation on these designs before there is a OJEU tender for detailed de...
Renzon SE23 Topics 2,074 2,091,333 02-04-2008, 12:39 PM
  Thread: Forest Hill Pools
Post: RE: Pool pragmatism

I would like to see a well-thought out building, preferably with a solid brick/masonry construction (with or without parts of the existing facade retained) with high quality detailing (similar to the ...
Renzon SE23 Topics 2,074 2,091,333 19-03-2008, 01:09 PM
  Thread: Save Forest Hill Pools
Post: RE: Save Forest Hill Pools

I am not against new-build but I feel it is important that the designers of the new scheme should familiarise themselves with the history of the existing pools and gain an appreciation of the site and...
Renzon SE23 Topics 62 69,264 05-03-2008, 11:23 AM
  Thread: Save Forest Hill Pools
Post: RE: Save Forest Hill Pools

I absolutely agree with you Alexis. As a conservation architect living not far from the Forest Hill Pools, I also favour keeping as much as possible of existing buildings (provided they are worthy str...
Renzon SE23 Topics 62 69,264 05-03-2008, 12:53 AM
  Thread: Forest Hill Pool
Post: RE: Forest Hill Pool

The success of the new building depends a lot on the details. These two sketch perspectives above do not give any indication of quality of materials, details and junctions. And they don't show the bui...
Renzon SE23 Topics 153 175,975 18-02-2008, 03:29 PM
  Thread: Forest Hill Pool
Post: RE: Forest Hill Pool

As an architect involved in conservation work, I would also advocate retaining the existing Victorian facade (if it is structurally safe) and building a new but sensitive designed swimming pool behind...
Renzon SE23 Topics 153 175,975 11-02-2008, 01:02 AM
  Thread: The History Of Forest Hill Station
Post: RE: The History Of Forest Hill Station

And to think that the lovely Victorian building with the tower has been replaced by a portacabin......
Renzon SE23 Topics 21 41,309 01-02-2008, 12:12 PM