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TNRA news January 2018

15 January 2018

Improvements to Trinity Village

We understand that the Council will shortly be publishing a report on the community meeting held on 27 November to consider the proposed regeneration of the Dickens Square Park. The proposed design will be further developed, informed by the feedback from the meeting, with a third community meeting planned for early March 2018. If all goes to plan, construction works should begin in about March 2019.

The current phase of improvements to pavements in Trinity Village will continue on 29 January when the Council starts work on the stretch of paving at the south west end of Trinity Street by the Borough High Street junction.

TNRA expects to hear shortly if we have been successful in our application to receive  funding under the Council's "Cleaner, Greener, Safer" initiative to repaint weathered lamp-posts in Trinity Village and for improvements to the Roebuck "piazza".

Harper Road/Swan Street development

TNRA continues to monitor Galliard's non-compliance with planning permissions and relevant legislation with respect to the development of the site. Construction and demolition work can only be carried out within specified hours or with permission from the Council and is considered a nuisance outside these hours:  Mon to Fri - 8am to 6pm, Sat - 9am to 2pm.  When the contractor works outside these hours, please tell  Southwark Council by emailing ken.andrews@southwark.gov.uk, who is monitoring complaints. Please copy in TNRA at info@tnra.net when you report such matters to the Council so we can build up a record of the contractor's performance.

Galliard is also contravening the Construction Environmental Management Plan ("CEMP") regarding the movement of related construction traffic. Input from TNRA members on breaches of the CEMP will greatly help us in this task. If you notice cement trucks or other construction vehicles driving through Trinity Church Square, please email us a photograph at info@tnra.net along with the date and the time when the photograph was taken.

Carol Singing in Trinity Church Square

Around 150 local residents, including many young children, gathered in the square garden on 12 December to sing carols accompanied by a brass band. The weather was kind and for over an hour the garden was full of people chatting with neighbours and celebrating the Christmas season. Many thanks to those who helped with setting up and clearing away tables, chairs and gazebos and to everyone who prepared mulled wine and brought along sausages and other refreshments. The event was co-ordinated by TNRA volunteers with everything provided free of charge, paid for by membership subscriptions. If you would like to support these events by joining TNRA or, if you are a member already, by helping our volunteers, please contact us at info@tnra.net.