How well do you know Camberwell?! Question 5

So…the answer to the question last week, asking the name of the local cafe, was The Habit at the South London Gallery, on Peckham Road.

Congratulations if you answered correctly!

Question 5, this week – what is the name of this former church (now flats), in Camberwell?

The answer will be shared next week.

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Reminder – SE5 Forum for Camberwell Public Meeting, Wednesday 7th March 2018


Wednesday 7th March 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm

Room 3, Camberwell Library, Camberwell Green, SE5 7AL

Come and join the SE5 Forum for Camberwell Board Members, for a public meeting on how to make Camberwell a better place.

Meet your neighbours & share your views!

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Southwark Council are introducing a Public Space Protection Order to tackle dog related anti social behaviour


For more information visit:

You may be given a fixed penalty of up to £100 if you do not comply, or a fine of up to £100 in court.

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How well do you know Camberwell?! Question 4

The answer to question 3 posted last week, is Lucas Gardens, on Peckham Road, Camberwell.

This week – question 4 – what is the name of this popular local cafe?

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How well do you know Camberwell?! Question 3

The answer to question 2, posted last week is Oliver Goldsmith Primary School.

Question 3 – in which local park would you find these stones?

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How well do you know Camberwell? Question 2

The answer to last weeks’ question was Southwark Town Hall !

Question 2 – name this local school in Camberwell.

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How well do you know Camberwell? Question 1

At our SE5 Forum Christmas Party, we held a competition, called “How well do you know Camberwell?”, and we thought we would share this on our website.

We will be showing an image of a building or something of interest in Camberwell and asking one question each week.

The answer will be published the following week, along with the next question. No prizes, just a bit of fun!

This also highlights some of the many amazing and iconic buildings we have in SE5!

Question 1 – what was the function of this art deco building from 1965-2013?


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A New Year Message from the Chair, Barbara Pattinson, SE5 Forum for Camberwell

Dear SE5 Forum Members

On our first ‘real’ day back I would like to wish you all  a Happy New Year and all good wishes for a peaceful and prosperous 2018.

It is the board’s intention this year to review recent work and map out plans to focus our energies in a clear and transparent manner informed by our constitution.

With this in mind I thought it might be helpful here to share with you our aims and objectives as enshrined in our constitution.


  1. To promote the development and improvement of Camberwell
  2. To raise the profile of Camberwell as a place in which people can live and work.
  3. To provide a cross-borough forum in which residents, organisations, groups and service providers can share expertise and information and work together in Camberwell SE5 to improve the local area.
  4. To encourage service providers in Lambeth and Southwark to work more closely together, better co-ordinate their activities and increase funding for SE5.
  5. To act as a representative consultative body for the local are
  6. To secure additional resources and funding in order to address these aims.


  1. In furtherance of these aims, the Forum will:
  2. Co-ordinate regular meetings of Forum members.
  3. Identify issues of local concern that affect the quality of local life.
  4. Prioritise these issues and seek ways, together with partner agencies, to address them.
  5. Celebrate and support the area’s diverse community with full regard to age, ethnic origin, religion, sex or disability by facilitating communications and networks.

We are ambitious for Camberwell which is defined as the postal district of SE5 that lies across the boundary between the London Boroughs of Southwark and Lambeth.

We look to you to help by sharing information and expertise so if you have ideas or information that could help improve Camberwell I look forward to hearing from you.

Let us all work together to make 2018 the best year yet for Camberwell!

With all good wishes

Barbara Pattinson


SE5 Forum for Camberwell

Working for a Better Camberwell

020 7274 8045

07758 449 162

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Free Event – Carols in the Wildlife Garden

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Saturday Bookstall in aid of Southwark Day Centre for Asylum Seekers at the Copleston Centre on 13th January from 10.30 to 12.30

The first bookstall of 2018 is on tomorrow!

As always there will be a great selection of books, cds and DVDs, as well as delicious homemade cakes, Fairtrade coffee and good company.

The money raised can help people who have lost their home and country, and often friends and family as well.

The supporters are very generous and it is good to be involved in something positive which helps others, so why not pop along?

You might find that elisive, ideal early stock filler as Christmas gets closer and closer.

Doors open at 10.30 am & the event continues until 12.30 pm.

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Community Soup Making & Planting!

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SE5 Forum for Camberwell Christmas Party

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