Sunil de Sayrah - StreetWorks Treasurer I am the Treasurer of the StreetWorks project which is financed by TFL. Normally TFL manage the community collaboration budget in-house however what makes StreetWorks unusual is that we are a community-led project and so TFL have given us the cash to oversee. In practice what this means is that TFL have transferred funds to Lambeth Council and Lambeth sends funds to the bank account of Norwood Forum, of which I am also the Treasurer
My name is Saleem Patel and I am Project Manager, working for Lambeth Council’s Neighbourhoods and Growth department. But I am also a West Norwood resident who regularly shops, eats and drinks in the area. I have a background in implementing public realm schemes. The public realm is defined as the space around, between and within buildings that are publicly accessible, including streets, squares, parks and open spaces. I managed the recruitment, design and implementation of
People in West Norwood and Tulse Hill were part of a pilot to demonstrate how communities can take a lead role in creating, shaping and delivering improvements to their environment. The scheme built on previous successes where local communities lead on projects - and realised their visions for their areas, such as the award winning Van Gogh walk in Stockwell and the Loughborough Junction Master Planning work. Local people are the ones with the local knowledge, who were far be
Did you know the one-way system in Tulse Hill is changing to become a two-way system? This is phase two of the StreetWorks scheme. We have already begun the design work for this, when residents suggested the road between the station and Tulse Hill Hotel will be closed to cars, but remain open to buses and bikes.
TFL are funding and managing this part of the project, and want to update us all on what is happening. They will be holding a community meeting to do just that in