Rose Harley planned to lead a linear walk along The Tottenham Parks Café Trail; although we could run this with a small number to meet Coid 19 advice we have decided that this will be postponed indefinitely until public transport id more inviting.
There will be no Summer Party in 2020 but watch out for a 50 years of the Wandsworth Society celebration in Summer 2021.
As our contribution to the Wandle Fortnight the Society hosting an amble along the final stretch of the Wandle Trail from Earlsfield to Point Pleasant where the Wandle joins the Thames. This is a very gentle short walk at a slow pace. The event is free, but booking is essential due to Covid 19 restrictions. … Continue reading "Wandle Walk"
The Rise and Fall of the 1947 Planning System and where do we go in 2021? Chair of the Wandsworth Society's Planning Group (and past Chair of the Society), Philip Whyte, will talk about the way that planning policy has evolved in the the last 70 years. Philip will introduce us to the Government's 2020 Green … Continue reading "January Meeting"
A virtual tour of the recycling centre in Smugglers Way. The 30 minute tour consists of a talk with video clips followed by a Q&A session. The link is open to all on https://zoom.us/j/93666950616
The Royal Victoria Patriotic Building. Mark Justin who runs the Le Gothique Restaurant in the RVPB will speak about the history of this building and debunk some of the myths. The zoom lik for this meeting will be sent to all members in the monthly flyer. If you would like to attend but are not … Continue reading "February Meeting"
Valerie Selby, Parks Development & Biodiversity Manager at Enable Leisure and Culture, will speak about Wandsworth Council's recently launched Biodiversity Strategy. The event will consist of a half hour talk followed by discussion and questions. The Wandsworth council committee paper relating to the strategy can be found here listed as agenda item 3 – with … Continue reading "March Meeting"
John Hatch, who has brewed beer on the Ram Brewery site for many years, as an employee of Youngs, will speak about the history of the site and his own story of brewing We hope that this is part 1 of the story of brewing and that for part 2, later in the year, Duncan … Continue reading "April Meeting"
The Society's AGM will be held at 7.30pm and will be followed at around 8pm by a talk by art historian and local resident Julia Jane Heckles. She will talk about William Morris and his long association with the River Wandle. Society members will be sent the Zoom link by email in advance of the … Continue reading "May Meeting"
Springfield Hoapital: the future of this landmark site. Emma Hill is the recently appointed Community Engagement Officer at Springfield Hospital, which lies between Wandsworth Common and Tooting, and is the largest redevelopment site in the West of the Borough. Emma will update us on the progress of the redevelopment of the site and the hospital's … Continue reading "June Meeting"