Posts Categorized: Latest news

January bulletin: Traffic threat, Covid help and more

The new year is starting with a bang with several major issues: Please excuse the length of this email [now posting] but, in these extraordinary times, a lot of good stuff is happening locally.  But first…  1. Advance warning of a planning application with huge implications for our area. Increased lorry traffic down Holmes Road,… Read more »

Introduction to the history pages

Before we start… please note this website is still being developed. The history notes are avaialble in sequence if you click on the Local History link to the right hand side of the page. And.. these articles are also spread through the main run of articles below. We hope to tidy this up soon. Once… Read more »

A short history of the area – rough draft

Please note that almost nothing here is original research and is drawn from the resources in the other page on this website of Local History Resources. Some of those need buying at Owl – by phone now – or via Abebooks for second hadn copies. So this is a very compressed version to get you… Read more »

Alma Street Fair – the videos

In the absence of the 2021 Fair, we’re posting some great new films from Jeff covering from 2007 to 2019, plus Douglas Cape’s film of the 2019 parade 2007 2009 – 2018 2019

24 August 2020

The good news in the last few days is … Radio Masts on Monmouth House – permission refused. Quite a lot of people wrote in to object (19 objections on the website) and the planning officer has agreed with the arguments. Here’s the decision notice: Monmouth House Raglan Street London NW5 3BX Decision: Prior Approval… Read more »