Monthly Archives: June 2017

Successful litter pick

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On Sunday 25th June members of Biggin Hill Residents Association and Biggin Hill Friends of The Parks joined forces to clear up frontages along Biggin Hill’s Main Road. The exercise, which lasted just two hours, yielded over 25 sacks of rubbish. Both groups would like to thank their members and our ward Councillors Melanie Stevens and Julian Benington for their support… Read more »

Check your fridge

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The Metropolitan Police stated earlier this week that a Hotpoint FF175BP fridge freezer has been identified as the initial source of the Grenfell Tower fire. Owners of a Hotpoint fridge freezer model FF175BP (White) and FF175BG (Graphite) should call the manufacturer’s freephone hotline on 0800 316 3826 to register their details for further information.

Tonight’s Open meeting

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Unfortunately the presenters for tonight’s meeting have pulled out due to operational requirements. Therefore the meeting has been cancelled. Apologies for the late notice

Grenfell Tower Fire

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Following the horror of the Grenfell Tower fire last week we decided to donate a small amount (£100) on behalf of our members to those affected by the devastating event.

Stock Hill Surgery PPG

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At 6-30pm on Friday 14th July at the WI Hall Stock Hill there will be a short presentation by the Doctor’s of the Stock Hill Practice on the problems & issues they face during the ongoing GP shortage. Together with the PPG (Patient Participation Group) they will explain what has & is being done to address the problem and what… Read more »

More Thames Water Works

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Cllr Benington and Cllr Stevens are sorry to report that Thames Water are looking to start a repair in Mill Lane, Downe tomorrow (Friday 16/06/2017), a further leak at Leaves Green Road on Monday 19/06/2017 (luckily this falls within a bus stop layby close to Milking Lane so can be fixed without temporary traffic lights) and another leak at Mount… Read more »

Jail lane Roadworks

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Thames Water have emergency works at Jail Lane, Biggin Hill to fix a water leak that is flooding a resident’s property.  Jail Lane will be closed shortly to enable the repair to go ahead. The road will be closed in between the junctions of Dowding Road, Biggin Hill and Hawthorne Avenue, Biggin Hill. Traffic will be diverted via Old Tye… Read more »

Dog community event

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Dog Trust we are holding a Dog Community Event in High Elms Country Park on Wednesday 14th June 2017 to launch the Local Environmental Awareness on Dogs (LEAD) initiative on the borough.

TfL to introduce fixed stops instead of hail and ride on R2 route

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From TfL – Between 8 November and 20 December 2016 we consulted on proposals to introduce fixed stops in place of the hail and ride facility in Biggin Hill Valley on route R2. Thank you to everyone who responded. We received 65 responses to the consultation, including four responses from stakeholders. Of the 61 public responses, 34 per cent supported… Read more »

Litter Pick

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Community Clean-Up Come and help us clean up the Main Road!  Sunday 25th June 10.30am – 12.30pm  Bags & Litter pickers provided  Meet outside ‘Waitrose’  Certificates for children taking part!

Luxted Road, Downe

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UK Power Networks (UKPN) have emergency works at Luxted Road, Downe and will shortly be closing the road to repair a LV fault. Works are close to the junction with High Street, Downe and works are likely to be in place until the end of the week. The road was closed last week for further electricity works and these emergency… Read more »