The Camberwell Society

Society for those living, working or interested in Camberwell

Partytime and the Weather is Fine!!

The Camberwell Fair is here. Saturday 31st on the green. 12 to 9pm

See the games line up here

See the music line up here

And check out rules etc about water and liquids here

Keep up to date @camberwellfair across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Don't forget to visit the SE5 Forum stall and check out / comment on the proposed new Camberwell identity graphics. You will be seeing these images starting to appear around Camberwell so get in now and have your say before they are finalised next month.

Update - Dulwich Hamlets Football Ground - Extension for Comments!!

The deadline for comments on the attempted building on green space at Dulwich Hamlets has been extended to Tuesday 27th August. Friends of Dog Kennel Hill have a good summary on their website here

You can view the application and lodge your comment here


A Planning Application has been lodged to build on the Dulwich Hamlets football ground. The club would move to a new pitch and stadium to be built on the playing field behind. The Friends of Green Dale have indicated that they will be objecting strongly to the building on and enclosure of Metropolitan Open Land. The Camberwell Society will review the application and make our own comments. The deadline for responses / objections is 14th August so do look at the application (while there are over 100 documents you may find the "General Arrangement" Drawings most useful.

Jay Rayner Loves Nandine

The lovely people at Nandine's café in Vestry Road have done what we all hoped they would and opened a restaurant in Church St. Jay Rayner for one is impressed. His review in yesterday's Observer was unreservedly positive, read it here.

"Like everything here, first you look at it and sigh, Then you taste it, and sigh again."

Check it out: Nandine, 45 Camberwell Church St, SE5 8TR.

Camberwell Lanes Development

Click here to download the boards presented by MJW at the consultation in Butterfly Walk earlier this summer.

Or visit the developer's website

It's Official!!

Spotted today at our local station

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The Camberwell Society was formed in 1970 and is the recognised amenity society for those living, working or interested in Camberwell.

The Society’s objectives, as defined by our constitution, are: to stimulate public interest in Camberwell, to promote high standards of planning and architecture in Camberwell, and to secure the preservation, protection, development and improvement of features of historic or public interest in Camberwell.

We are a charity and raise money for local charities. In the past we have raised money for Southside Rehabilitation Association, St Giles Trust, Cambridge House, the CamberwellCommunity Choir, the HollingtonYouth Centre and the Camberwell Arts Festival