Our hugely popular traditional annual fete took place on Saturday 7th September and included the dog show, children's fancy dress, coconut shies, sack races, Punch and Judy, Pimms and beer marquee, tea and cakes tent, various hot food stands, and numerous stalls including the Friends-run ones selling books and plants.
A fuller report will appear soon but as always, the money made by the fete will go towards new projects that benefit the Park and Common and on the maintenance of the Community Garden.
Southwark Council is bringing in charges for parking in the car park on the Common. Currently the plans do not include Strakers Road.
There is still nothing to report on the progress of the feasibility study, the scope of which has yet to be circulated. In November 2018 it was reported that producing the study was ‘much more complex than expected’
A consultation meeting was held at the White Horse pub on Monday 23 Jan 2017. The main purpose of the session was to ask people what they wanted on the site and to give them the chance to ask questions of the two people behind the lido project and the architects they have involved. A number of people expressed concern about the suitability of the site for what has been outlined in the online consultation process (see below).
There is an online consultation process under way about which the The Friends of Peckham Rye Park has a number of concerns, not least that it does not mention the fact that it would require building on protected Metropolitan Open Land. To take part in the online consultation go to:
The Friends of Peckham Rye Park are also keen that any future consultation meeting should reach out to the public at large and not just be advertised using social media, and that it should not be limited only to ticket holders
We will keep you informed as and when we hear any news
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