This week Love Clapham met with Christopher Wellbelove, recently elected as the Mayor of Lambeth and councillor for the Clapham Town Ward since 2006. It was an enlightening and hugely enjoyable discussion about local projects, Twittering for Lambeth and Eurovision – finger on the pulse? More than you’d imagine. Continue reading
Someone seems to have installed an Indiana Jones set piece into the pavement on Clapham High Street this weekend. Sadly no religious artifacts or aliens were spotted, but it did give an intriguing glimpse into Clapham’s past by exposing the old Victorian pipes that are being replaced. Continue reading
It seems like all we’re doing at the moment is telling you about Clapham building developments, but they’re just so darn interesting! This time, it’s plans to replace an old office block with a state of the art hotel with restaurant. Sounds like a good plan. Continue reading
Love Clapham thought it was a real shame the day Woolworths packed up shop and left Clapham High Street. It was always going to be a battle of the big brands to take over the prime location and the one that won was Boots. Quite exciting news to have such a well known and successful High Street name. With Superdrug and a couple of independent chemists, Clappers are going to be spoilt for beauty products. Boots opens in June.
If you were walking down Clapham High Street last summer you may have seen Lambeth Council representatives handing out leaflets for a major new £45 million development project. Called Clapham One, the diagram of how it may look is above. This will bring major changes to Clapham High Street. Continue reading