Membership of the Hammersmith Residents’ Working Party

At the recent Question Time event based upon the ‘Flyunder’, which formed part of this year’s London Festival of Architecture events arranged by West London Link and Hammersmith BID, Cllr Stephen Cowan announced the setting up of a Residents’ Panel to act as a consultative group for the various projects affecting Hammersmith Town Centre. These include (Principal Organisation in brackets) :

  • Town Centre SPD Planning Document as part of the development of the Local Plan (LBHF Planning)
  • The Flyunder Options (TfL Roads Task Force)
  • Re-organisation of the Hammersmith Gyratory (TfL Better Junctions)
  • Potential Replacement Bus Station and Re-development of the Broadway Site (TfL Properties/London Buses)
  • Cycle SuperHighway East-West route through Hammersmith (TfL)

The application form can be found here
Selection criteria and Draft Terms of Reference can now be found here

Closing date 5pm Friday 3rd July.

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June 2015 update

This a news update which has recently been sent to our members : If you are not receiving these regular bulletins, but would like to, please contact the Chairman, Tom Ryland – See contact details. If you are not a member of the Hammersmith Society but would like to join, please contact Rosemary Pettit, Membership Secretary.

The Hammersmith Society tries to fulfil its roles as a linking organisation for the many and diverse local groups within the Hammersmith area and disseminating information on local projects and initiatives. Do please keep us informed of any issues where our support would be helpful.

This is my first ‘electronic’ newsletter since taking over as Chairman from Rosemary Pettit. My first task is therefore to thank Rosemary for her excellent and unstinting stewardship of the Society over the last three years. She will be a hard act to follow – so you may be getting fewer of these for a start! Needless to say Rosemary is far from retiring and has taken on the task of Membership Secretary and will hopefully boosting our numbers. Please  encourage your individual members to join the Hammersmith Society : I attach a Membership Form but this can also be found on our website – See below.

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2014 Environment Awards to be presented at the AGM

The Hammersmith Society’s Awards are keenly sought. If a new scheme – large or small – makes a positive and beneficial contribution to our townscape we invite you to nominate it. It could be a new development, a refurbished older building for our conservation award, a much improved open space, the removal of an eyesore, an inviting shop-front – the choice is yours. Schemes from Hammersmith Road to the far north of the borough, completed in the last couple of years, are eligible. The winner will receive a plaque and a certificate presented at the AGM.

We also invite you to nominate recent townscape horrors for the Society’s Wooden Spoon award.

Send nominations, with the location and a brief reason for your choice to the Secretary, Annabelle May, at annabellemay@lineone.net by Friday, 9 May 2014 at the latest.