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The large imposing Victorian building at 72 Copeland Road, next to the bus garage, was built in the 1870s to manufacture British wine, and continued until the 1950s. [http://www.peckhamsociety.org.uk/?p=1287 More of the history here] in the Peckham Society News. It is an important part of Peckham’s industrial history, along with the Bussey Building and the nearby brick rail arches.
* '''Demolition threat:''' It came into Council ownership and was part of the demolition planned by the Council for [[Cross-River_Tram#Tram_Depot_Impact|the tram depot site in 2004-2009.]] That would also have demolished Copeland Park, Bussey Building, Khan’s Bargain stores, Holdrons Arcade, Old Mill Building, Build Base and more. After Peckham Vision’s long campaign, this threat was finally lifted in 2009.
* '''Building restored:''' The building has been restored by Community Outreach Ministries and has great potential for community activities for decades to come. It is now under threat again by new Council plans for the redevelopment of both sides of [[Blackpool_Road#Introduction_to_Blackpool_Road_site|Blackpool Road.]] * '''Protecting local heritage and community assets:''' The case for preserving it as a community asset and as a heritage building will be put by local people at the Public Hearings in 2019 into the New Southwark Plan (NSP). * '''Help save the building:''' You can support the community case by completing Peckham Vision’s short survey '''- see below -''' to give your views about the building. The comments will be collated as evidence to put to the Inspector at the Public Hearings.
* ''''''[https://drive.google.com/open?id=1JZet63omwsPVbyOWOor23fKPx11oXqbx short video about the building,''']''' which is entered from Copeland Road opposite Bournemouth Road.
===Community survey on preserving the building===
It is now threatened again with demolition through the Council’s proposal in the [[New_Southwark_Plan_(NSP)|New Southwark Plan (NSP)]] for the redevelopment of all the land on both sides of [[Blackpool_Road#Introduction_to_Blackpool_Road_site|Blackpool Road.]]. The case for preserving the Old Mill Building as an important asset for community uses and as a heritage building will be presented by local people at the Public Hearings into the New Southwark Plan (NSP) in 2019. <br>
Please email email@example.com , with your name and postcode, to give your views on the points below to support the community case that this building should be preserved for uses in the future and as part of the local heritage
* 1. Is this building an important part of Peckham’s heritage? YES / NO . What is important to you about the building?
===9th September 2018 Open for visit===
The Old Mill Building 72 Copeland
Park, SE15, the home of Community Outreach Ministries, a Pentecostal church will be open between 12pm – 1pm on Sunday 9th September for the [[Inter_faith#Inter-faith_walk_Sunday_9th_September_2018|start of the Southwark Inter Faith walk.]] There will be a talk about the Pentecostal church Communities Outreach Ministries and their work to restore the historic building, and then the walk will visit other faith places in Peckham and on to Bermondsey and Burgess Park. '''To book a place register on [http://bit.ly/2018InterfaithWalk eventbrite here.]''' [[Media:CW_4Southwark_Interfaith_Walk_2018.pdf|Click here to print a copy of the poster with the map of the walk.]]
===18th November 2017 Community Outreach Ministries community event===
===Blackpool Road re-development site===