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*[[News]]
*[[Peckham Town Centre]]
*[[Peckham Town Centre Forum/meetings]]
*[[Bussey building]]
*[[Peckham Rye Station]]
*[[Peckham Rye Station Gateway]]
*[[Rye Lane and Station Action Group (RLSAG)]]
*[[Rye Lane Traders' Association]]
*[[Planning]]
*[[Old Kent Road]]
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[[Peckham_Town_Centre_Forum/meetings|For the details from each Town Centre Forum meeting including the minutes read more]]
 
=Introduction=
[[Image:09.12.16 half round DSCF5167 redcd.jpg|left|150px140px|thumb|PTC Forum 16th December 2009]]The Peckham Town Centre Forumemerged in December 2009, from discussions in the Rye Lane & Station Action Group – [[Peckham_Town_Centre_Forum#Peckham_Town_Centre_Forum_Origins|see below.]] It was initiated and facilitated by Peckham Vision, is as an informal gathering of people in different roles, who are keen to improve Peckham Town Centre and have energy and enthusiasm, who get together to share ideas and take actions. Local residents come had been coming together with architects, urban designers, business people, artists, gallery owners, creative entrepreneurs and others, with ward councillors, and Council officers from town planning and other departments with roles relating to the town centre. This enables had enabled a continuing dialogue which is leading to more informed actions. The actions developed beyond fixed meetings into collaborative working across a network of local interested people. Public meetings are generally were in the CLF Art Cafe in the [[Bussey building]] [see picture] in the heart of the [[Copeland_Cultural_Quarter|Copeland Cultural Quarter.]] The Forum emerged where Peckham Vision was born, or in December 2009the Old Waiting Room, from discussions or in the Rye Lane & Station Action Group – [[Peckham_Town_Centre_Forum#Peckham_Town_Centre_Forum_Origins|see belowAll Saints Church Hall Blenheim Grove.]]<br> In 2012 that cooperative working with the Council began to wither as they withdrew into planning the station site into a closed group, and the PNAAP proceeded to a Public Hearing in July 2013. In the meantime, Peckham Vision continued to develop the community networking and information action through community fairs, public meetings, workshops and through the email list, website, Facebook and twitter. In September 2014, Copeland Park provided a temporary exhibition studio space in the Bussey Building and a small shop unit in Holdron's Arcade for the use of Peckham Vision in recognition of the role the group had played over the previous 9 years in bringing different interests across the town centre together. That has now developed into a small Peckham Vision studio space in the Bussey Building which is used for preparations, meetings, and small workshops. There is a Community Open Studio day every other month or so on publicised dates. The shop is a continuous focal point for information for traders, shoppers, and local people about the town centre - its history, present issues and the future. Occasional pop-up events are held in the shop.  
Pictures (copyright)Peckham Vision
=Forum meetings=
[[Image:IMGP1368.JPG|right|200px|thumb|PTC Forum 18th March 2010]]
Since then 2009 there have been several many well attended meetings in the CLF Art Cafe in the [[Bussey Building]], and elsewhere. There has also been much discussion via email and at ad hoc meetings and through Peckham Vision stall and mobile exhibition at local community fairs and events. They have Since 2014, the Peckham Vision shop in Holdron's Arcade at 135A Rye Lane, open every week on Saturdays 2-5pm and Tuesdays 2-4pm has provided a new focal point for the work. It has all confirmed the well of enthusiasm and energy and ideas waiting to be tapped for town centre revitalisationlife. At meetings, Open Space and other participative processes are used to encourage the development of ideas, networking and the nurturing of contacts for self-initiated actions.  So much happened during 2011 after the previous meetings there was no time to write it up in detail for the website. See some of it for [[Peckham_Rye_Station#Original_station_square_to_be_restored_November_2011|Peckham Rye Station here]]. All those developments have now been reported at the 14th March 2012 meeting.  =====exhibition in Old Waiting Room 2nd–4th August 2012=====Peckham Vision arranged an exhibition about the town centre in the Old Waiting Room in Peckham Rye station on 2nd–4th August 2012 as a Peckham Rye Lane contribution to the Cultural Olympiad. This was a culmination of the years of preceding work before and with the Town Centre Forum. There were talks on the opening evening and a non stop stream of visitors each day.The exhibition was possible because of the enthusiasm of a team of local residents volunteering throughout the three days. [http://www.peckhamvision.org/wiki/OWR_exhibition read more]and [http://www.peckhamvision.org/wiki/OWR_exhibition_photos more (photo gallery)]<BR>[[Image:CT IMG 1165 redcd.jpg|right|200px|thumb|PTC Forum 14th March 2012]][[Image:CT IMG 1167 redcd.jpg|right|200px|thumb|PTC Forum 14th March 2012]]
=====Previous meetings and actions:=====
* [[Peckham_Town_Centre_Forum/meetings#2019|2019 Forum meetings and events]]
* [[Peckham_Town_Centre_Forum/meetings#2018|2018 Forum meetings and events]]
* [[Peckham_Town_Centre_Forum/meetings#2017|2017 Forum meetings and events]]
* [[Peckham_Town_Centre_Forum/meetings#2016|2016 Forum meetings and events]]
* [[Peckham_Town_Centre_Forum/meetings#2015|2015 Forum meetings and events]]
* [[Peckham_Town_Centre_Forum/meetings#2014|2014 Forum meetings and events]]
* [[Peckham_Town_Centre_Forum/meetings#2013|August - December 2013 meetings and events]]
* [[Peckham_Town_Centre_Forum/meetings#23rd_July_to_1st_August_2013_PNAAP_Public_Hearings PNAAP|23 July - 1 August 2013 Public Hearings]]
* [[Peckham_Town_Centre_Forum/meetings#26th_July_2013_Peckham_Vision_at_the_V.26A|26th July 2013 Peckham Vision at the V&A]]
* [[Peckham_Town_Centre_Forum/meetings#8th_July_2013_Town_Centre_workshop|8th July 2013 Town Centre workshop]]
* [[Peckham_Town_Centre_Forum/meetings#May_2013_Public_Toilets_Petition_launched|May 2013 Public Toilets Petition launched]]
* [[Peckham_Town_Centre_Forum/meetings#12th_November_2012|12th November 2012 followed by monthly meetings since]]
* [[Peckham_Town_Centre_Forum/meetings#2nd_to_4th_August_2012|2nd to 4th August 2012 Peckham Vision town centre exhibition in Old Waiting Room]][[Image:CT IMG 1165 redcd.jpg|right|200px|thumb|PTC Forum 14th March 2012]]Peckham Vision arranged this exhibition about the town centre in the Old Waiting Room in Peckham Rye station as a Peckham Rye Lane contribution to the Cultural Olympiad. This was a culmination of the years of preceding work before and with the Town Centre Forum. There were talks on the opening evening and a non stop stream of visitors each day.The exhibition was possible because of the enthusiasm of a team of local residents volunteering throughout the three days. [http://www.peckhamvision.org/wiki/OWR_exhibition read more]and [http://www.peckhamvision.org/wiki/OWR_exhibition_photos more (photo gallery)]<BR>[[Image:CT IMG 1167 redcd.jpg|right|200px|thumb|PTC Forum 14th March 2012]]
* [[Peckham_Town_Centre_Forum/meetings#14th_March_2012|14th March 2012]]
So much happened during 2011 after the previous meetings there was no time to write it up in detail for the website. See some of it for [[Peckham_Rye_Station#Original_station_square_to_be_restored_November_2011|Peckham Rye Station here]]. All those developments were reported at the 14th March 2012 meeting.
* [[Peckham_Town_Centre_Forum/meetings#May_to_September_2011|May to September 2011]]
* [[Peckham_Town_Centre_Forum/meetings#7th_April_2011|7th April 2011]]
[[Peckham_Town_Centre_Forum/meetings|For the details from each of these meetings including the minutes read more]]
=Emerging themeswritten in 2010=
* improving the public realm now by better joined-up working on Council's town centre responsibilities
* retail security & commercial potential
* facilities for young people
* how all these matters relate to health & well being <br>
* linking to [[Media:The_New_Peckham_Experiment_3_March.doc|New Peckham Experiment]], and following up the stimulating seminar held on [[Peckham_Town_Centre_Forum/meetings#22nd_April_2010|22 April2010]]
* linking of community initiatives for overall sustainability
These emerge through [[Peckham_Town_Centre_Forum/meetings|the meetings]] and their follow up, and developing the contacts made through the Forum.

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