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Have your say on the future of culture services. This covers things like library services, parks and events, leisure centres and more.Consultation on cultural services

You can find more information about the consultation at www.lambeth.gov.uk/culture2020consultation. The consultation will close at midnight on Friday 24 April 2015.

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The hugely popular FREE fireworks event will take place on Thursday 5 November on Clapham Common – with events taking place at the same time on Brockwell Park and Streatham Common.

Below is notice of traffic restrictions however it is important to note their will be additional restrictions for tube travel with restrictive access to local tube stations.

In past years following the fireworks Clapham High Street becomes incredibly packed so it is wise to avoid the area if you are driving or add time to your journey.

ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 – SECTION 14

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS IN CLAPHAM COMMON NORTH SIDE, DULWICH ROAD, LONG ROAD, NORWOOD ROAD, OLD TOWN, ROOKERY ROAD, STREATHAM COMMON SOUTH, THE PAVEMENT AND WINDMILL DRIVE AND TEMPORARY PARKING RESTRICTIONS IN ROOKERY ROAD, STREATHAM COMMON SOUTH AND WINDMILL DRIVE FOR FIREWORKS DISPLAYS

1 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of the London Borough of Lambeth, subject to the agreement of the Council of the London Borough of Wandsworth and Transport for London, intend to make Orders the general effect of which would be on Thursday 5th November 2009:-
(a) to temporarily ban vehicles from entering or waiting in:-
(i) that length of Rookery Road which lies between Clapham Common South Side
and Long Road (an alternative route for vehicles would be available via Clapham
Common South Side, The Avenue, Clapham Common West Side and Clapham
Common North Side);
(ii) Streatham Common South (an alternative route for vehicles would be available via
Streatham High Road and Baldry Gardens and vice versa);
(iii) Windmill Drive (an alternative route for vehicles would be available via Clapham
Common South Side and The Avenue and vice versa);
(b) at certain times to temporarily ban vehicles from entering:-
(i) Clapham Common North Side between Cedars Road and Orlando Road (an
alternative route for vehicles would be available via Long Road, Clapham Common
South Side, Clapham High Street, Clapham Road, Union Road, Wandsworth
Road, North Street and Old Town and vice versa);
(ii) Long Road between Clapham Common South Side and Clapham Common North
Side (an alternative route for vehicles would be available via Clapham Common
North Side, Old Town, North Street, Wandsworth Road, Union Road, Clapham
Road and Clapham High Street);
(iii) Old Town between the south-eastern kerb-line of Grafton Square and its junction
with The Pavement (an alternative route for vehicles would be available via The
Polygon, Old Town, North Street, Wandsworth Road, Union Road, Clapham Road
and Clapham High Street);
(iv) The Pavement (an alternative route for vehicles would be available via Old Town,
North Street, Wandsworth Road, Union Road, Clapham Road and Clapham High
Street),
(v) The slip road fronting the Herne Hill entrance to Brockwell Park linking Norwood Road with Dulwich Road.

2 The Orders would only apply at such times and to such extent as shall be indicated by the placing of the appropriate traffic signs. In practice it is anticipated that the bans referred to in paragraph 1(a) (i), (ii), and (iii) above would have effect from approximately 4 pm until approximately 10.00 pm and that the bans referred to in paragraph 1(b) (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv) above would only have effect at certain times from approximately 7.20 pm until approximately 8.15 pm and that the ban referred to in paragraph 1(b) (v) above would have effect from approximately 6pm until 10pm but if it is deemed necessary in the interest of public safety the Orders may also have effect at other times.

3 The prohibition referred to in paragraph 1(a) (iii) above in relation to vehicles entering Windmill Drive would not apply to any vehicle requiring access to or egress from properties in Windmill Drive.

4 The prohibitions are necessary because of the likelihood of danger to the public which would otherwise be caused by an increase in traffic and parked vehicles, as a consequence of fireworks displays on Clapham Common and Streatham Common.

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The events organiser will be operating a comments hotline over this weekend to take calls regarding Toast please be aware that this is a dedicated service for Toast Festival 2009.

Toast Comments line:  07765 972 166

Please note that this service is in operation to take comments strictly about specific event issues relating to Toast and is managed by the organisers directly. Calls cannot be accepted making general comments in regards to the Lambeth Events Service or other events which take place on Clapham Common. If you would like to make comments please follow the Council’s comments procedure by contacting:-

Customer Relations Manager
Adults and Community Services
2nd Floor, Blue Star House
234-244 Stockwell Road
SW9 9SP

Tel. 020 7926 1000

Details of the Toast event from the Toast website

Toast Festival, Long Rd
Clapham Common
SW4 9DE

Closest tube: Clapham Common Tube Station, Clapham South Station
Overland: Clapham High Street and Clapham Junction

   
  Toast South Africa – Friday 26 June 2009 – 3pm-8:30pm 
 15:00 Gates open
 15:30 Gumboot dancing and African drumming performance
 16:30 Rory Eliot LIVE
 17:00 Welcome Ceremony hosted by Rory Eliot 
 17:30 Great Britain vs South Africa polo match 
 18:30 Polo prize presentation 
 18:45 ‘Little Beauty’ Fashions on the Field competition
 19:00 Goldfish LIVE 
 20:30 Event Closes 
   
  Toast New Zealand – Saturday 27 June 2009 – 11am-6pm 
 11:00 Gates open 
 12:00 Welcome Ceremony hosted by Zinzan Brooke 
 12:30 Great Britain vs New Zealand polo match 
 13:30 Polo prize presentation 
 14:00 Ngati Ranana cultural performance
 15:00 Jayson Norris and band LIVE
 15:45 ‘Little Beauty’ Fashions on the Field competition
 16:00 Dave Dobbyn LIVE 
 18:00 Event Closes 
  Toast Australia – Sunday 28 June 2009 – 11am-6pm 
 11:00 Gates open 
 12:00 Welcome Ceremony hosted by John Torode 
 12:30 Great Britain vs Australia polo match 
 13:30 Polo prize presentation 
 14:00 Descendance Aboriginal performers 
 15:00 Ned Walker and band LIVE 
 15:45 ‘Little Beauty’ Fashions on the Field competition  
 16:00 Sneaky Sound System LIVE 
 18:00 Event Closes 

 Additional Activities:

  • Wine Tastings will run hourly across the weekend in the Toast Wine Theatres
  • Interactive Sports Zone activities and “Have a Go” Polo workshops (3-5pm on Friday and 1:45-3:30pm on Saturday and Sunday)
  • Cultural Workshops will be running throughout each day. Click here for the schedule.

Be Prepared
      • Bars, restaurants and exhibitors accept cash only.
      • There are no cash machines on site, so come prepared! There’ll be lots of opportunities to taste great food and drink fine wine, as well as buy jewellery, clothing and treats from back home!

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An application for a Premises Licence under the Licensing Act 2003 in respect of the below-mentioned premises was received by the licensing authority on 19th March 2009

Applicants Name: Cake Group Ltd
Premises Address: Clapham Common (Ben _ Jerry Event) – Clapham Common London
Activities/times requested: July 25 – 26th 2009

Supply of Alcohol
Saturday and Sunday 12:00 – 19:30

Live Music
Saturday and Sunday 12:00 – 20:00

Provision of facilities for Making Music
Saturday and Sunday 12:00 – 20:00

Recorded Music
Saturday and Sunday 12:00 – 20:00

Provision of facilities for Dancing
Saturday and Sunday 12:00 – 20:00

Prior to determining this application, the licensing authority may accept written representations from Responsible Authorities and Interested Parties on the likely effect of the grant of this application in relation to the licensing objectives, which are:

• Preventing crime and disorder;
• Public safety;
• Preventing public nuisance; and
• Protecting children from harm.

Representations will be disregarded if they are deemed to be vexatious, frivolous, or irrelevant, or if they are received later than the 16th April 2009.

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LONDON BOROUGH OF LAMBETH

 

ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 – SECTION 16A

 

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF VENN STREET

FOR A SPECIAL EVENT (FRENCH MARKET)

 

1.    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that to enable a special event (a French Market) to take place in Venn Street, the Council of the London Borough of Lambeth subject to the agreement of Transport for London intend to make an Order the effect of which would be to temporarily ban vehicles from entering or waiting in that length of Venn Street which lies between Clapham High Street and Bromell’s Road on 27th, 28th and 29th March 2009.

 

2     The bans referred to above would only apply at such times and to such extent as shall be indicated by the placing of the appropriate traffic signs on the dates specified above.

 

3.    An alternative route would be available for affected vehicles via Clapham High Street, Stonhouse Street and Bromell’s Road.

 

4.    Whenever the bans referred to in paragraph 1 above apply the Order that imposes the one-way working in Venn Street between its junction with Clapham High Street and its junction with Bromell’s Road in a direction other than from south-east to north-west would be suspended.

 

Dated 13th March 2009

TIM JACKSON

Assistant Director – Street Management

 

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A special phone line will be available for people living in Clapham who have complaints during this years Metro weekender on Clapham Common.

The Noise Hotline over the event weekend to take calls relating to Metro Weekender on Clapham Common. The hotline will be in operation on the following dates and times:-

23 August 2008 – 11am to 8pm

24 August 2008 – 11am to 8pm

 

 

Noise HOTLINE NUMBER: ___020 7498 9523__The hotline will only take calls in regards to the event and you will be asked the following:

1. To give the operator your name, address and contact telephone number

2. The operator will ask if you wish to have a noise officer visit your home if you do request this service the operator will inform noise officers who are onsite of your details and they will then visit your home to measure the sound levels.

3. If you do not wish to be visited by the Noise Service your comments will be logged however this is a reactionary service and therefore you will not be issued with a log number should you wish to log a further complaint please see below for details on how to do this.

Please note that this service is in operation to take comments strictly about specific noise issues relating to Metro Weekender, officers have informed us that they will not be able to accept calls making general comments about events or the events service.

What’s your view on Clapham Common being used for this and other events? Have you been disturbed  by noise from this event or have views on any effects such an event has? What type of events would you like to see on Clapham Common? Please use the comments on this site to share your views.

You can discover more about the event at LondonTown.com.

 

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