Clr.Robert McConnell, Chris Pointon, Clover Williams, Pat Fisher. Ann Ridley. Bernie Bullbrook, Rod Brown. Richard Moore, Jeff Avis,
Apologies for absence.
Clr.Jeremy Baker, Clr. Geraldine Evans. Ann Orange, Jane Pickard. Simon Berlin
Rod Brown agreed to take the chair.
The minutes of the 12th April meeting were read and accepted.
The fact that Pat Fisher had left a document 'Revitalizing Lambeth' requiring a signature had not been recorded.
The proposed One Way system, to which NAG are opposed, referred to Glennie Road and Broxholme Road. Richard Moore has seen signs advertising the proposed changes. He has also seen a sign in Tulse Hill directing to Brixton Transport Hub and it was agreed that its removal be sought and a new sign erected directing to Norwood. Rod Brown to contact council.
Tulse Hill Survey
The Survey of some local residents had been postponed due to the General Election. Further discussion took place on the roads in which deliveries of the survey should be made. Councillor John Whelan was to be approached for assistance with deliveries to Peabody Estate in the hope that the survey delivery could be included with their Newsletter.
York Hill/ Norwood Road Pedestrian Crossings.
Chris Pointon reported that he has received email from Valerie Shawcross of Transport For London to the effect that proper representation had not been made by London Borough of Lambeth. Councillor Mc Connell asked for a copy.
Jeff Avis explained that Valerie had been supportive from the start having visited the site on a busy Saturday morning following discussions with him at a Forum meeting.
Discussion then took place on proposals for Bus Lanes in Norwood, which Councillor McConnell stated he was not in favour.
There was also considerable discussion surrounding the possible failure of Lambeth Transport Services implementation of some decisions.
A question would be raised on the Area Committee.
The difficulty of pursuing matters arising from the minutes at Area Committee meetings was also discussed. Rod Brown to table question to area committee.
It was reported that the ongoing situation in Lansdowne Hill now represented a Health and safety hazard through the absence of warning signs and suitable lighting. Bernie Bullbrook to table question.
Any Other Business
St. Luke's Memorial Gardens
Richard Moore outlined the proposals for funding and produced a draft 'flyer' of the possible 'New Look'
Discussion took place on how the opening might be in conjunction with other festival celebrations, such as the commemoration of the ending of World War 2 with a suitable dance band being used.
N.A.G had been approached for a donation. It was felt that the description of this festive occasion and what matching funding would be available before a commitment was made.
Discussion took place concerning N.A.G becoming such a body as would qualify for funding. It was agreed that this subject becomes an agenda item for a future meeting
Richard Moore drew attention to the excellent conduct of the contractors engaged in carrying out electrical work at Tulse Hill. B.R. station. There is proper signage and the surrounding area is kept free of spoil.
Jeff Avis stated that he was unhappy continuing as note taker for the minutes with the Chair being frequently absent and the minutes being prepared by someone who was not present at the meeting.
He appreciated the difficulty in not having a secretary but other commitments prevented him occupying the position.
Date and venue of the next meeting.
The next meeting will be on Tuesday 14th June 2005 at Lancasters Wine Bar basement Norwood Road commencing at 7.30pm