VRA News

New postholders for 2015/2016

Following the 2015 AGM held on 2 Sept, new and re-elected street reps met again informally at the newly refurbished Cherry Tree on Oct 27th and Nov 10th to discuss actions for the year and agree the selection of post holders, one from each of the main streets. (Tintagel Crescent is not currently represented). To […]

Big lunch 2015

Melbourne Grove – Saturday 6 June Elsie Road – Sunday 7 June, and any Tintagel Crescenters who wish to come along Derwent Grove – Sunday 14 June They are not public events but for close neighbours, friends and family to get together over food and drinks – usually every household sets out its table – […]

New Work at the Physic Garden

Close up of a flower at the physic garden at the Dulwich Community Hospital

We are delighted to announce that two awards have been granted to the Physic Garden by Southwark Council amounting to more than £4000. Heather Burrell, Chair of the Garden Committee, won the first award in the Cleaner Greener Safer category for ‘Defining the Physic Garden’ by marking its boundaries with trellis, better borders, signage and […]

Local news

Proposed new Medical Centre

Clinical services presently housed in Dulwich Hospital will shift to the new Medical Centre on the eastern end of the site when it is completed – at a date that also seems to be shifting. New bus service on East Dulwich Grove And the route of the 42 bus is to be extended to link […]

News on the Charter School East Dulwich development

On 10 Nov we met the new Head of Charter School East Dulwich, Alex Crossman, whose first 120 students will arrive on site in Sept 2016 using an entrance in Jarvis Road, prompting lively debate over how much traffic and footfall this will create for Melbourne Grove in the first three years. While the school […]

New green space for hospital site development – for discussion

One of the founding Physic Gardeners, ex-ward councillor Robin Crookshank Hilton, is floating the idea of creating a new green space to link new facilities on the Dulwich Hospital site, a proposal in accordance with Southwark’s Open Space Strategy. This would be in addition to the Physic Garden and War Memorial lawn – which the […]