Category Archives: Belvedere

Cory ‘Environmental’ doesn’t believe its own propaganda

Cory ‘Environmental’, the company that has submitted to Bexley Council – in the name of its Belvedere incinerator arm – a plan for two four-storey buildings to cover most of the former Borax fields next to Crossness Nature Reserve, has not … Continue reading

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Bexley Against River Crossings meeting, January 5th Belvedere

The next meeting of Bexley Against River Crossings (BARC) will be at The Belvedere Community Centre, Mitchell Close, Belvedere. on Tuesday 5 January at 2.30pm. Transport for London is conducting yet another consultation: https://consultations.tfl.gov.uk/rivercrossings/east-of-silvertown#Gallions reach and Belvedere river crossings with a … Continue reading

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Bexley birds maintain media profile

Crossness Kestrels in  hardcopy ‘News Shopper’ two editions running. Joined by Swifts this week. The Kestrel family at Crossness Nature Reserve on Erith Marshes was splashed across the top of the front page in last week’s ‘News Shopper’, so it … Continue reading

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‘Strawberry field’ on Belvedere industrial estate

Strawberry Clover (Trifolium fragiferum) is a rare plant in the London area, most frequently found in the lower Thames part of the capital. It is subtly different enough from the common White Clover on account of its slightly neater, pinker … Continue reading

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Nuxley Road, Belvedere, a Swift hotspot

There was a spectacular and heart-warming sight of 31 Swifts over the north end of Nuxley Road in Bexley village yesterday evening around half past eight, oftentimes swooping low over the buildings. One can imagine that in the past there … Continue reading

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Thames river crossings seminar for campaigners – Nov 18th, City Hall

Thames river crossings seminar hosted by Darren Johnson, Green Party Member of the London Assembly  The Green Party is the only party operating in Bexley that is publicly opposed to the new road crossing proposals (Beckton-Gallions Reach, Rainham-Belvedere) currently being … Continue reading

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Meeting for anti-bridge campaigners

London Assembly member Darren Johnson AM (Green Party) will host a public meeting at City Hall on November 18th, starting at 9am for 9.30. To register your interest, please e-mail  Rachel Carlill <Rachel.Carlill@london.gov.uk> and put ‘register’ in the subject line. … Continue reading

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Meeting for anti-east London road bridge campaigners / Boris answers on river crossing matters

London Assembly member Darren Johnson AM (Green Party) will host a public meeting at City Hall on river crossings in November. To register your interest, please e-mail  “Rachel Carlill” <Rachel.Carlill@london.gov.uk> and put ‘register’ in the subject line. Through this meeting … Continue reading

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