Clapham Park Neighbourhood Forum News – Proposed New Secondary School at Glenbrook

On Monday 10th October, the Clapham Park Neighbourhood Forum met to hear about new developments in the area.  One of these was a proposal to build a new secondary school on the Glenbrook School site on the corner of Clarence Avenue and Clarence Crescent – along with a rebuilt primary school.  James Hadley, the headteacher of the proposed secondary school to be run by the Gipsy Hill Federation (Glenbrook primary is part of this Federation), told residents about the plans for the school.  He referred to the emerging shortage of secondary school places in the borough, the need to…

EU Referendum Hustings

Date: Monday 6 June 2016 At: St Stephen’s Church, Weir Road, London SW12 0NU. Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm This will be a fantastic opportunity to learn more about the European Union Referendum and the arguments on both sides. On June 23rd, the UK will be taking one of the most important decisions in decades with profound ramifications for what kind of country we will be. It’s vital that everyone makes an informed decision. The speakers are: Remain – The Right Honourable Keith Hill Leave – Mike Gold Hear from the speakers and ask them your…

EVENT POSTPONED: Volunteer Event – Tuesday 8th December

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED A NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN DUE COURSE   Clapham Park Project are hosting a Volunteer evening on Tuesday 8th December. Are you interested in helping us to deliver activities for the community in Clapham Park? If yes, then please come and join us for an informal event which will be held from 6pm to 7.30pm at the Community Resource Centre on the corner of Headlam Road and Kings Avenue, SW4 8HF.  We will be providing some light refreshments on the evening. Our goal is to try to increase…

Our Streets – Have your say!

Lambeth council has been given a grant by Transport for London which must be spent on improvements in Streatham South / St Leonards / Streatham Wells / Thornton Wards in 2016.  This initiative is known as Our Streets. They need your help in asking residents about the improvements they would like to see in their local area with the funding. If you live or work in Streatham South, Streatham Wells, St Leonard’s or Thornton Ward they would like to hear your ideas for local improvements. Improvements should focus on environmental enhancements and traffic changes….

Free Self Defence & First Aid courses

Knights Youth Centre are delivering FREE self defence and First Aid courses. Knights are delivering age related self defence courses for young people aged 10 – 14 and 15 – 18 years of age. There is also self defence courses for women and for parents and children together. Knights are providing FREE First Aid courses too. The first course is Street First Aid for Young People on Monday 23rd November. We will also deliver Paediatric First Aid on Monday 18th January, and Introduction to First Aid on Thursday 11th February. Booking is required for all courses by emailing

Our Streets

How can we work together to improve the streets where you live? Come to the Clapham Park Neighbourhood Forum meeting on Tuesday 3 November 2015 at 7pm to find out more.   Lambeth Council is asking for ideas about how to improve your streets in Thornton Ward to make your area a better place to live. This could include more trees, pedestrian crossings or changing road layouts. The Council has a budget in place and will be looking to start the works next year. Your views will influence how the money is spent. Tell us what changes you want to see in your area.