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by MartinH
12 Feb 2017 13:36
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Budgens
Replies: 68
Views: 24950

Re: Budgens

I think this will cheer a lot of you up. Budgets is going into administration at the beginning of March. I just hope the staff are looked after.
by MartinH
10 Feb 2016 19:58
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: 'Legible London' sign outside Palace Wines
Replies: 34
Views: 18425

Re: 'Legible London' sign outside Palace Wines

How about Lewisham Council itemise the "Six Hundred Pounds". I could repair the sign for £250-300 if I knew I was going to get paid !!
by MartinH
21 Jan 2016 21:32
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Doorz
Replies: 21
Views: 6363

Re: Doorz

I have just this minute spoken to the Doorz man. The shop is being refurbished and will re-open in 2-3 weeks.
by MartinH
24 Dec 2015 08:25
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Anybody got £1.2m going spare?
Replies: 9
Views: 2929

Re: Anybody got £1.2m going spare?

Ref: House on Wells Park road. What a waste of an opportunity. Who would design and build such a monstrosity void of soul and lacking in features and detail? Yuk!!
by MartinH
9 Dec 2015 13:37
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Burglary in Thorpes
Replies: 6
Views: 1436

Re: Burglary in Thorpes

I was burgled a month ago. I live in Maitland road, by Alexandra Park. They took laptops, personal items all adding up to around 3K. I contacted my insurance company - Liverpool and Victoria - and was informed that my insurance was null and void because although the windows had locks on them they we...
by MartinH
9 Dec 2015 13:26
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: RebuildTheGreyhound - pub to be rebuilt by April 2015?
Replies: 994
Views: 431809

Re: #RebuildTheGreyhound - pub to be rebuilt by April 2015?

A publican friend of mine has been talking to a colleague in Lewisham Planning Dept. and was told that the Greyhound is to become a coffee bar and not a public house! Comments?
by MartinH
2 Oct 2015 22:02
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Motorbikes riding on the pavement today in Sydenham High St
Replies: 28
Views: 18497

Re: Motorbikes riding on the pavement today in Sydenham High

Hello, its been a while since I contributed to this forum, for one reason or another, but something I witnessed yesterday made me feel as if I would gladly do "time"for. I had been to the Nat West, about 4.30, and decided to saunter up to Pedder's estate agents with a view to looking at the exorbita...
by MartinH
2 Mar 2013 15:40
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: Nope
Replies: 1
Views: 819

Re: Nope

Is that Jeffrey Wazzock?
by MartinH
30 May 2012 17:22
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Music in the Park 10th June 3pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1494

Re: Music in the Park 10th June 3pm

Yeah, and you should be buried in one.
by MartinH
30 May 2012 11:43
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Music in the Park 10th June 3pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1494

Re: Music in the Park 10th June 3pm

So how do you define a park?
by MartinH
2 May 2012 18:56
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: ancestral search for a house
Replies: 11
Views: 6297

Re: ancestral search for a house

Looks very similar to houses in Trewsbury road. I will investigate further tomorrow.
by MartinH
30 Apr 2012 21:57
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Antic pubs have withdrawn from the Greyhound
Replies: 330
Views: 71689

Re: Antic pubs have withdrawn from the Greyhound

After all this time, all the posts,all the effort- for what? Such a disappointment.
by MartinH
20 Aug 2011 08:32
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: LIVE BLUES AT THE GOLDEN LION
Replies: 3
Views: 1070

Re: LIVE BLUES AT THE GOLDEN LION

Went to the Lion last night and was treated to some breathtaking music from Rolo and the Tailshakers. A superb act of accomplished musicians who will surely reach greater heights. Do not miss next time around.
by MartinH
14 Apr 2011 17:48
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Maitland Road
Replies: 1
Views: 965

Re: Maitland Road

Hello Willy, yes no notice, and to be told that if your car is not parked elsewhere then it will be removed. Well it turns out that Bromley council had been asked to clear and inspect all the drains and manholes in Maitland road and to eliminate them from any concealment of Knives, etc with respect ...
by MartinH
10 Apr 2011 14:07
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: New car-jack attempt at Cobbs corner
Replies: 3
Views: 1461

Re: New car-jack attempt at Cobbs corner

At what time of day is this happening?
by MartinH
23 Mar 2011 18:54
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Crystal Palace postcards stolen in the post . . . .
Replies: 8
Views: 3853

Re: Crystal Palace postcards stolen in the post . . . .

Terry, I have a small collection of postcards, all original, of the Palace which I have collected over the last forty years which I would like you to see. If there are any, which you have not got in your collection, I will gladly let you have them. Your contribution to this website has been immense ...
by MartinH
16 Mar 2011 20:47
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Greyhound to be run by owners of East Dulwich Tavern, etc.
Replies: 59
Views: 15665

Re: Greyhound to be run by owners of East Dulwich Tavern, et

But why DJ,s? I am sorry but I can see history repeating itself.
by MartinH
15 Mar 2011 18:36
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Places in Catford
Replies: 6
Views: 3286

Re: Places in Catford

Well, what do you know? There I was today, working hard,thinking about STF and thinking to myself how I used to look forward to getting home from work and logging on to see the latest installment of the history of our area involving contributions from Steve Grindlay (remember him), Falkor, Tulse Hil...
by MartinH
10 Mar 2011 13:44
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: Soldering/welding help needed
Replies: 3
Views: 1124

Re: Soldering/welding help needed

Try MECH-WELD off Stanstead road by the Blythe Hill Tavern, very helpful. 0208 690 5259 ask for Martin.
by MartinH
22 Nov 2010 15:32
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: Mayow Park photo
Replies: 16
Views: 3298

Re: Mayow Park photo

Figs, I believe.