Author Archives: Spencer Drury

About Spencer Drury

Spencer has been one of the three Councillors for Eltham North Ward since 2002. He is currently one of two Conservative Councillors for Eltham North, being joined by Charlie Davis following a by-election in November 2016.

Council alters flat building plan following protests by Eltham Councillors

Eltham residents welcomed the news that Labour-run Greenwich Council decided to withdraw two local sites from its flat building programme following objections by local Conservative Councillors.  At the March meeting of Full Council, the Labour Councillors revealed that they had bowed to pressure from a campaign organised by Eltham Conservatives to remove from the “Site… Read More »

Greenwich Council plans to block off Page Estate roads under the A2

Labour-run Greenwich Council has published plans to construct a new ‘Strategic Cycle Route’ from Eltham to Greenwich Park which intends to block off the roads which currently allow drivers to travel from one side of the Page Estate to the other under the A2 and railway line.  The plan (which is shown below) intends to… Read More »

Concerns over anti-social behaviour on Lovelace Green

Having been contacted by local residents who were concerned about anti-social behaviour on Lovelace Green, I wanted to provide an update from the Council about how they have approached this issue.  Council Officers have visited Lovelace Green (last weekend I think) and could see evidence of the anti-social behaviour, but could not see anyone doing… Read More »

Well Hall Road fences to be repaired

Over the last year, in collaboration with the Progress Residents’ Association (PRA), I have been putting pressure on Hyde Housing to deal with the issue of damaged, decayed and collapsed fencing which is so obvious on Well Hall Road.  On a number of occasions I have received assurances work is starting and the latest one… Read More »

Council publishes warning about cyber-crime

I was grateful to receive an update on cyber-crime from Greenwich Council’s Trading Standards Department over the weekend. You can see the details below. This really is a wonderfully thorough document from the Council and I am grateful to the Eltham North Safer Neighbourhood Team for circulating it. The Trading Standards team does seem to… Read More »

Responses to Orangery Lane proposal published

Greenwich Council has published a summary of the responses received in the brief 4 day consultation which was held online for their Orangery Lane proposals at the end of October. 58 responses were received, which highlighted some of the following issues (the Council’s responses are underneath the point which is being made):- Good mix of… Read More »