NEWS: Hither Green Annual General Meeting.

Featured Photo: Hither Green Lane, the Central Market Parade 1904. Credit Lewisham History Archive.

Thursday 17 October, 7-9pm
at Zenubian, 136 Hither Green Lane SE13 6QA
Let’s focus on Hither Green lane! 

Join us for some discussion and wine!

Meeting Schedule

7- 7.20pm HGCA Committee Elections and Reports.
This is a small and busy group and we need people from across Hither Green with ideas and the drive to carry them through.
You can step forward on the night,  but it’s easier it you can drop a line to with your field of interest. 

We do make a effort to ring-fence projects so you only work on projects which interest you! So if you have  an interest in Design, our Environment, Transport, Older people/ children, or Health- you can put your energies into those things alone! .
One example: We need a small team to take the May Festival forward; to deliver the big Food & Craft Fair, and with of fresh ideas for events and activities during the week. We need expert help with opportunities we can offer local sponsors too.

7.20pm- A potted History of Hither Green Lane by Paul Browning.
Paul runs the popular Running Past Blog and our local history walks as part of the May Festival.

7.40pm- Patrick from Hither Green Studios. This massive creative hub stands in the middle of our community… but what do you know about the building or the artists and musicians within? Come along and find out!

8pm- An update on the Hither Green Lane Improvement Projects:
– The Street Trees going in this winter.
– The establishment of – the new HGL Traders Association and the improvement of the shop fronts. A presentation from Laura Luckhurst, Lewisham Central Ward Assembly coordinator.
Do you live near by and have thought on how to improve the shopping experience? There are funds available to help carry projects forward.

8.30pm- News from Ward Councillor Patrick Codd about the Boundary Commission Review and the possibility of a Hither Green Ward and the funding large capital projects with money from NCIL, the community fee levied from developers and local construction work.

There will be time and space to socialise and chat too. Come, join us!
Thursday 17 October, 7-9pm at Zenubian, 136 Hither Green Lane SE13 6QA


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Photo: Hither Green Lane, the Central Market Parade 1904. Credit- Google Street view

Hither Green AGM- Help allocate £20k of local capital spending

Notice of our Annual General Meeting
Wednesday 7 November
7.30 – 9.30 pm
Venue: Zenubian 136 Hither Green Lane SE136QA
The Agenda
– £20,000 of S106 funding for Hither Green Lane Shop Improvements & Street Tree Programme
– Lifts and Access for All at the Station
– The cancellation of the LIP Hither Green Lane Road Layout Changes
– This Community Association is appealing for able people to step off Facebook and join one of our new sub committees- Planning, Streetscape, Transport, The May Festival
– Other local community groups also need volunteers through their doors for just a couple of hours a month – The Scouts, local libraries, the Cinema Society, a locally based asthma awareness charity needing trustees…
Please come along, have a drink and meet some people!

The Big Hither Green Christmas Quiz!


The Big Hither Green Christmas Quiz!
Date: Friday 4 December
Time: 7.30
Location: St Swithun’s Hall, St Swithun’s Hall, SE13 3RW

Round up your friends and help get the Christmas Season off to a lively start by coming along to the BIG Hither Green Christmas Quiz Night!

Tickets: £8.00 and includes a mini Christmas mezze board & a glass of mulled wine. Available from & on the door.

Max 6 people per team | licensed bar on site

Twitter: @Hg_Festival

Christmas Trees in the Hither Green Christmas Shop!

Great news! Once again the Hither Green Community Association will be selling Christmas Trees locally.  Thanks to The Lyall Hotel we have secured  250 Hither Green  Lane and will be selling Christmas Trees from £35.

The FUSS Christmas Fair on Staplehurst Road

Saturday 6 December- 
Time: 12noon-5pm

We shall be there with a selection of first class trees for sale!

The Hither Green Christmas Shop


  • Sunday 7 December 
  • Saturday 13  December 
  • Sunday 14 December 
  • Saturday 21 December  
  • Sunday 22 December 

Opening Hours: 10am -4pm

Come and enjoy a glass of mulled wine when you collect your tree!

The HGCA team will also have brilliant new Hither Green  mugs for sale.

HGCA Christmas Shop 2014



Hither Green: New Gardens sought for Open Gardens Sunday

Open Gardens Sunday, Sunday 18 May

Time: 1-5pm
A Hither Green Festival event.

Open Gardens Sunday is always one of the highlights of the HG Festival. Locals visit gardens and pick up ideas about what is possible in their own gardens.  So if you live in Hither Green and are happy to welcome fellow gardeners, do get in touch! 

Contact: to put your garden on the Open Gardens Tour.

The full Hither Green Festival Programme has been announced.

Christmas Trees for sale by the Hither Green Community Association again!

Volunteers from The Hither Green community Association will be selling Christmas Trees again this year.

Once again Barrett Bros Builders have kindly allowed us the use of their premises.

Location: 196 Hither Green Lane opposite The Co-op Supermarket. 

Opening Hours- Every weekend in December 

Great trees at great prices and best of all you wont have to lug it miles to get home!

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Saturday: Autumn Planting Day across Hither Green


SATURDAY 19th OCTOBER  This weekend there will be community gardening on both sides of Hither Green Station.

The HGCA will be planting several hundred bulbs in the Springbank Road Community Garden and the planters by the station.

Meet 11am at the garden, families welcome.  Refreshments provided.

Fuss at Hither Green   Meet 10.30 am Staplehurst Road

Ever wondered who keeps the planters looking great? Always wanted to help but didn’t know how? Now is your chance!

Bring your trowel; meet your neighbours and help to keep our community looking good

Drinks for both groups in the Station Hotel afterwards.

Hither Green Community Association- AGM All welcome!

HGCA_AGMCome along to the Hither Green Community Association Open Meeting!

Time: 7.30pm
Date: Wednesday 23 October 2013
Venue: St Swithun’s Church Hither Green Lane SE13 6Q


Minutes 2012
HGCA Committee – Election of Officers
Constitution – Changes
Funding and accounts update – Susan
Local Green Spaces – Updates
Tea and cake break.


  • Safer Neighbourhood Team – Update – Joanne Hall
  • Library Services
  • The Archibold Corbett Society – Julia Burke
  • Church Renovations – Rev. Jane Kustner
  • Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign update – Barbara Veale


You can find out what is going on in the area. to suggest a topic for the agenda email: