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Southwark has, and is now, destroying other natural assets in the Camberwell Old Cemetery

 

Here in along Woodvale, Southwark stripped a veteran hedgerow and a meadow for 1000 burial plots.

Southwark is OBLITERATING Camberwell Old Cemetery Wood - No matter what they are telling residents. 12th May 2018

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Aerial view of the ten remaining acres of Camberwell Old Cemetery Wood, with Area Z, already felled.

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How do we know this is happening?

 

Southwark has told us it will happen.

 

Here is what Southwark Council's own Cemetery Strategy 2012 agreed. Here is their scheme overlaid on a Google Earth photographs.

 

Southwark Council is clearing the 12 acres of woods in Council-owned Camberwell Old Cemetery in East Dulwich.

BUT Southwark Council is denying this to the press and their residents. FAQ from Southwark

THE DESTRUCTION HAS BEGUN

 

Here is an aerial photograph of work the have already done - stage one - so called Area Z complete. Over two acres stripped clear of trees and scrub. Trees and scrub are what make a wood a wood.

Here they have stripped almost three acres of meadow and wood in the Honor Oak Nature Corridor, just metres from Honor Oak Park station.  Photos 2016 and 2017 toward One Tree Hill.

Contact for more information on the Save Southwark Woods Campaign by the Friends of the Camberwell Cemeteries:

 

savesouthwarkwoods@gmail.com

www.savesouthwarkwoods.org.uk

 

Or by phone:

 

Blanche Cameron

07731304966

 

Lewis Schaffer

07886504221

COC Southwark Burial Strategy 2012

This is what Southwark shows in its Cemetery Strategy

COC Area Z from air Camberwell Old Cemetery Wood Meadow BURIAL OVER THE DEAD ON WOODVALE CAMBERWELL OLD CE

Southwark has, and is now, destroying other natural assets in their cemeteries  Camberwell New Cemetery

 

Here is what have ruined The Glade on the side of historic and protected One Tree Hill, cutting down dozens of trees.

COC Area Z Devastation AREA B Bee AREA B Nature Corridor View to One Tree Hill 60FOOT MATURE HEALTHY POPLAR BEFORE FELLING Area D IMG_-ncg2k4-1040x780 COC Southwark Statement 27 April 2018 COC BURIAL PLOT PLANS OVERLAY COC WOODS 2 POOR GRAVE MEMORIALS PUSHED OVER 0

THIS IS WHAT IS LEFT TO SAVE - THIS IS CAMBERWELL OLD CEMETERY WOOD:

COC Richardson Lane June COC Lane Doomed (1373 x 772) Camberwell Old Cemetery June 2017 Looking Down Lan London graves to be dug up