DRY CLEANERS RE-OPENS……NEW SIGNS ON CINEMA BUILDING…..TREE WALK IN CRYSTAL PALACE PARK…….WESTOW STREET BUILDING UNDER THE HAMMER
DRY CLEANERS RE-OPENS
The premises of dry cleaners Franklin Bell on Westow Hill has re-opened.
Co-owner Farooq Butt told News From Crystal Palace: “We-re open again. “We’re sorry about what’s happened.”
NEW SIGNS ON CINEMA BUILDING
New signs appeared outside the cinema building at 25 Church Road following last week’s visit by a planning inspector.
One is a red metallic sign which proclaims ‘The Open Door’. Films being shown are listed on a separate signboard underneath including Risen (12A) described on the British Board of Film Classification’s website as a drama in which a Roman tribune is tasked with locating Jesus’ body following its disappearance after the Crucifixion.
TREE WALK IN CRYSTAL PALACE PARK
A guided tree walk is being held in Crystal Palace park on Saturday February 27th.
Meet: Crystal Palace rail station Crystal Palace Station Rd London SE26 6UT at 11am. The walk finishes 12.30pm.
Join London Wildlife Trust for a guided walk of Crystal Palace Park and delve into the ancient woodland history of the Great North Wood.
As a relic of the Great North Wood, Crystal Palace Park has a rich natural and cultural history. It was Penge Common until 1827, a 500 acre common with ancient woodland and grassland that took in Anerley
Penge is a Celt word meaning ‘the end of the wood’
The oak tree is the symbol of the Great North Wood and many can be found at Crystal Palace
There are also a number of non-native, ornamental trees which tell a story of their own about the history of the park. (Source: The Community Fund website)
WESTOW STREET BUILDING UNDER THE HAMMER
A Westow Street building is going under the hammer later this month with a guide price of £1.5 million.
The premises at 74 Westow Street – where the ground floor is occupied by Vietnamese restaurant Urban Orient – are desribed as: “Freehold end of terrace building arranged as ground floor retail unit/s 539 square feet and basement 148 square feet let residential upper part two flat two bedroom and two flat one bedroom 4 assured shorthold tenancy. Income£76,100 per annum
The property is being auctioned by MS Auctions on Monday 29th February at Radisson Blu Portman hotel, 22 Portman Square, London, W1H 7BG