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Good news - Camberwell Union appeal dismissed 
The Secretary of State has dismissed the appeal for the 499 home and industrial space scheme Camberwell Union.

The Inspectors report found it would not meet space and amenity standards and did not relate to the character of the area, or the park. This has significant implications for the Parkhouse St developments.
FOBP with other local groups put evidence to the inquiry.
More details.
Please object to the latest Parkhouse St scheme.
25-33 Parkhouse St planning application 
  • 11 and 8 storey blocks beside the park (Babcock police repair site)
  • 128 new homes including affordable  
  • new green pedestrian/cycle route into the park - Burgess Park west nature area
  • industrial space ground floor (replacing existing)
  • 9 and 7 storey onto Parkhouse St 
Comment on the council website 20/AP/0858 by 19 May. FOBP draft key points for response. 
Your ideas for the council's CIL funding 
Each ward has £ from new developments Community Infrastructure Levy.
The council are consulting on capital projects (bricks and
mortar), £6m across Southwark. Add ideas and comments to the ward CIL map by 31 May. Burgess Park is in:
Old Kent Road ward  (Trafalgar, Glengall)
Faraday ward  (most of Burgess Park)
Peckham ward (Surrey Canal Walk, Jowett park)
Southwark Nature Action  
Species, habitats and nature conservation
Urban Tree Festival 16-24 May 


Take a walk with the Camberwell Society tree walk through several local parks.

Generate your own personal tree walk with TreeTalk  opensource council tree data.

Find your local trees with Southwark's Tree Map.
 
Butterfly and bird monitoring 
We would love to hear about any successful bird song recording or butterfly sightings.  Tweet @daveclark77 @sbsaville or @BurgessPk, comments FOBP Facebook Group, or by email. 

More about the Burgess Park butterfly walk and Butterfly Conservation talk by Simon Saville.  Report sightings with iRecordButterflies
Bird song in Burgess Park by Dave Clark. Reed-warblers have returned to the lake, spotted by Dave last week. 

 
FOBP monthly meeting Tuesday 2 June 2020 7pm to 8.30pm
Online meeting

 
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