Peckham Town Centre Forum

From Peckham Vision

Introduction

The Peckham Town Centre Forum emerged from the October 2009 meeting [link to minutes] of the Rye Lane & Station Action Group (RLSAG) in the CLF Art Cafe in the Bussey building [picture] in the heart of the Copeland Cultural Quarter. There was a lot of energy at that meeting from all the participants for the dialogue on how to revitalise the town centre to be a continuing one instead of stop and start at occasional meetings, and to enable those, who have enthusiasm and energy, to get together to share ideas and take actions. Since then there have been several well attended meetings in the same place in the Bussey building.:

* 16th December 2009: Just six weeks later, the first meeting [link to minutes] was held, which continued the momentum. [comment on process.] The key conclusions were

* 23rd February 2010: The second meeting , [link to minutes] the [comment on cnclusions.]

* 18th March 2010: Peckham Vision teamed up with the Peckham Society and the Univeristy of Canterbury Architecture School for a Town Centre Forum meeting. 45 sesond year architecture students joined in to hear about local apsirations for the town centre, the key urban design issues and the need for an integrated vision for the town centre.

* 24th April 2010: a joint seminar was held with the Pioneer Health Foundation (PHF) on the modern application of the Peckham Principles from the historic Peckham Experiment.