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Conservation & Planning Committee

The Conservation & Planning Committee are involved in looking at and commenting upon the latest local planning applications. We strive to help preserve conservation areas and we recommend new ones. We promote good urban design and aim to protect the built environment. We promote local history through our newsletter and by arranging talks and walks.

The committee meets every six weeks.

Roads & Transport Committee

The Roads & Transport Committee makes comments to Lewisham Council, Transport for London (TfL) and Southern Railways on road and rail schemes, traffic management and highway maintenance, rail services and stations, bus stops and routes, parking and new provision for greener vehicles, and flight paths and aircraft noise. We discuss current issues and we talk directly with transport managers.

The committee meets regularly.

Events Committee

The Events Committee organises various events throughout the year including visits, walks, talks, quiz nights and Club 26 outings to local restaurants.

The committee meets regularly.

Green Improvement Group

The Green Improvement Group aims to improve the visual and environmental aspects of Sydenham through such initiatives as Sydenham station posters and planters, cleaning up green spaces, and working to bring more street art to the area. We are working with Lewisham Council to bring more trees to public places and the high street.

The group meets regularly.