04 March 2016
Greenwich Council has approved plans for a cruise liner terminal on the River Thames. Under these plans floating hotels will dock at Enderby Wharf on the Greenwich Peninsula for extended periods, running off diesel generators that spew out as much NO2 and particulate matter as 688 HGV’s per hour.
04 March 2016
The campaign for the next Mayor of London and the new London Assembly has begun in earnest and we have been busy helping to make this the most successful election the Green Party has ever had in London.
04 January 2016
On the day transport fares go up throughout the country, activists from Greenwich and Lewisham Green Parties will today hand out #FairFares postcards to commuters at Overground, DLR and mainline stations across the two boroughs revealing their party’s radical plans to flatten fares across the capital and make transport fairer for all Londoners.
11 December 2015
The Green Party has chosen 27-year-old Lewisham resident Imogen Solly as its candidate for the Greenwich & Lewisham constituency in the London Assembly elections next May.
30 November 2015
Greenwich Council has refused to say if it knew that EU funding was available for clean power at the Enderby Wharf cruise terminal before it approved the controversial scheme.
10 November 2015
We’re delighted to announce the Greenwich Green Party has clubbed together to put our money where the sun shines! We’ve crowd funded the cost of £250 shares from among our members, and we’re investing in our local community energy co-op SELCE (South East London Community Energy).
08 October 2015
On the day that Transport for London re-opened its consultation on the planned Silvertown Tunnel, Green mayoral candidate Sian Berry and London Assembly candidate Caroline Russell came to the Greenwich Peninsula to express their opposition to Transport for London's plans to build a new road tunnel from the entrance of the existing Blackwall tunnels to Silvertown. We do indeed need more river crossings, but they should be for walking, cycling, the DLR and the London Overground. More roads always lead to more traffic and the proposed Silvertown Tunnel will subject Greenwich, Charlton and Blackheath to even more pollution and gridlock.
02 October 2015
When we asked our council how much of our money was invested in fossil fuels, they told us £17 million – but it now turns out the real figure is nearly five times that.
26 September 2015
Letter to Rt Hon Greg Clark MP In light of extraordinary remarks last week by the Mayor of London in which he contradicted previous assurances on pollution from the above scheme and seriously misrepresented local feeling, I am writing to ask you to call in the Enderby Wharf cruise terminal application for urgent review...
02 September 2015
Ignoring the pleas of local residents and a cross-party alliance of politicians, the Royal Borough of Greenwich and the Mayor of London have approved plans to site a highly polluting cruise ship terminal in East Greenwich, close to thousands of homes. The Greenwich Green Party has played a leading role in the campaign against the scheme. Here Simon Edge explains why we’re so strongly against the plans – and what we’ve been doing to resist them.