The Blackheath Society

Blackheath, with its Village and adjacent Heath, is a unique London environment.   The Blackheath Society, one of the country's oldest amenity societies, formed in 1937, exists to preserve and enhance our area.   Please join us in helping to do so.   In this site you can see what we do, and how you can help.

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OnBlackheath Event Survey Report

The Blackheath Society conducted an online survey of reactions to the OnBlackheath music festival in September. Analysis has been carried out on the responses provided by

(1) All respondents (641 responses),

(2) Residents of 35 roads close to the event (151 responses)

(3) 76 responses from respondents who live closest to the event

The Executive Summary report (without respondent comments) is now available here:

OnBlackheath Report - Exec Summary

Respondents were also able to make comments on the event. These form appendices, organised by road, to the executive summary and can be accessed individually here :

1_Pre-Event meeting Comments
2. Pre-Event Information Comments
3. Attendance Comments
4. Event Perceptions Comments
5. Road closure Comments
6. Bus Re-routing Comments
7. Sound Comments
8. Crowd Behaviour Comments
9. Business Opportunity Comments
10_Comments for Lewisham Council

If you would like to access the executive summary together with all the comments, do so here:

OnBlackheath Report - Summary with Comments

The results of the analysis of Society members responses to the questionnaire will be posted shortly, after it has been completed.


Walking the Heath Book

Walk book front cover.jpg

Walking the Heath is now available.  Copies cost £7.50 (+£1.50 postage) but members are entitled to one copy at £5.00.   

They can be bought from the office, in The Old Bakehouse (rear of Age Exchange) during normal office hours.



Folly Pond   Folly Pond, Charlton Way

            (photograph by Frank Smith)


The Society's address is now: 
The Old Bakehouse,
11Blackheath Village, SE3 9LA

Our telephone number and email address remain the same

Office normally open Mondays - Thursdays 9.30 - 1.30. Please call to the office to check.

Tel: 020 8297 1937


Society dates and news

The Graffiti Removal Team Meetings

6 December - cancelled
3 January, 2015

1st Saturday of the month

Meet outside the minicab office at Blackheath Station at 2.30 p.m. Further details from Meg Dinkeldein on 020 8856 3545

Saturday 'drop-ins' at Age Exchange
11.00 - 1.00
Next 'drop-in' session - Saturday 13th December

Other dates For The Diary

Farmers' Market
Every Sunday 10.00 - 2.00 in Blackheath Station car park.   A large selection of stalls selling a variety of fresh/organic produce

Community Shope and Cafe - Ide Hill
The local community at Ide Hill have set up a new community shop with a local PO facility and cafe which might to be interest if you are looking for a short trip to the countryside.   Tea/coffee and cake available.




Site updated on Wednesday 14 January 2015

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