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Proposed venue: House of Bread, 39 Kitto Road, London, SE14 5TW

Contact: Lisa Buckingham 

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Telegraph Hill Assembly 22nd May 2012 - minutes


Telegraph Hill Local Assembly meeting

Tuesday 22 May 2012 – 7pm-9pm

House of Bread, Kitto Road, SE14 5TW




Agenda item

Summary of discussion





  • Cllr Bell welcomed everyone to the meeting and explained the agenda to the meeting




Lewisham’s Plans for the 2012 Olympics

  • The video was shown to the meeting


  • Joanna Moulton, LBL Officer, gave a presentation outlining Lewisham’s plans for the Olympics


  • The Chair then opened the meeting for questions


  • Q1: where is the Olympic Torch leaving from?
  • A1: On Monday 23 July at 7.30am, the Olympic Torch Relay will set off from the Laban building of Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in Creekside at the start of its journey through Lewisham.


  • Q2: What’s being done to let people know where torch is etc?
  • A2: Look and Feel dressing of the borough as discussed that will be in place for the Torch Relay in Lewisham on Monday 23rd July.  From early July there will be a promotional campaign across the borough through A6 postcards that will be distributed through a range of venues and have on one side of it a map showing the Torch Relay route through Lewisham. There are also regular updates in the e-bulletin and Lewisham Life.  More information on the Torch Relay can be found here:


  • Q3: As a result of the Live Site People’s Day isn’t happening.  People’s Day was a good opportunity for community groups to raise their profile and get involved.  Will this be possible at the Live Site?
  • A3: Cllr Millbank responded that there would be a community day on Saturday 4th August.  Information should have been sent to all community groups.


  • Q4: What is ‘out of my window’?
  • A4: A creative writing project. – taking place on 10th August.  There will be a whole day of spoken word activities.


  • Q5: Is this (out of my window) happening at non-Council run libraries?
  • A5: Yes


  • Q6: Are any Choirs taking part?
  • A6: Yes – several including Sing Out.




Refreshment break and mapping exercise

·        Cllr Bell explained the exercise and people were encouraged to participate during the refreshment break




Action Plan partners project update

  • Jane Keane from Just Older Youth (JOY) did a presentation on the two activities the Assembly funded the group to put on. 
  • She said the Christmas Party was very successful and enjoyed by all and that the intergenerational photography project was going really well and was good fun.


  • Nadine Hibbert from Friends of Frendsbury Gardens did a presentation on the project’s history and how the Assembly had helped.
  • She emphasises the importance of building a contingency fund into budgets to deal with unforeseen problems.


  • Cllr Millbank gave an update on the Honor Oak Estate ring fenced money including the recently conducted survey
  • She explained that the results were being analysed and then project proposals would be formed.




Neighbourhood update