Warning about leaflets put through your letterbox

Royal Greenwich Trading Standards want to warn residents about leaflets put through your letterbox for gardening services or home improvement works.

Rogue companies are in operation in the borough, particularly offering guttering services.

Please be aware that these traders may not be trustworthy, always make sure you get at least three quotes from different traders to ensure you’re not being overcharged.

Advice SAYING NO to rogue traders:

  • SAY NO to uninvited callers
  • SAY NO to cash payments
  • SAY NO to unnecessary repairs
  • SAY NO politely but firmly

WHERE TO REPORT
Protect others by reporting incidents like this.

If the matter is urgent or the traders are still there, report this to Royal Greenwich Trading Standards as soon as it happens on 0208 921 8223.

Otherwise, call the Citizens Advice consumer service on 0808 223 1133 (Monday to Friday, 9am–5pm) or report it to them via any of the contact methods on the Citizens Advice website.

All-residents’ meeting

Come along to find out our plans for the VPE community this year, how to get involved, plus meet your neighbours and our local councillors.

Tuesday 10 March 2020
7:30–9pm

Room 10, 1st floor
Mycenae House
90 Mycenae Road
SE3 7SE

All welcome

Combe Avenue house for sale: January 2020

An end of terrace house on Vanbrugh Park Estate is currently for sale.

See the full listing.

All residents’ meeting: October round-up

The minutes from October’s all-residents’ meeting are now ready to download.

Join us on a coach trip to Canterbury Cathedral and Christmas Market

When

Saturday 7 December

  • Depart 9am
  • Return 6pm

Where

Meet in front of Westcombe Court

Cost

  • Adults £2.50
  • Under 16s £1.00
  • Children under 6 go free

To book your place, please text or email Alex:
07877 172032
hello@vanbrughparkestate.com

Supported by a grant from the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Join us for Christmas Carols

When

Wednesday 11 December
7pm

Where

Meet on the lawn outside Westcombe Court

  • Free refreshments: hot punch and mince pies
  • Music: brass band to accompany favourite Christmas carols
  • Raffle prize draw
  • Collection for Crisis at Christmas, supporting homeless people

YourVIEW: a voice for council tenants and leaseholders

Would you like to help us improve the housing service you receive? Then join YourVIEW today.

YourVIEW aims to recruit tenants and leaseholders who are keen to give their views and work with the council to help shape and improve our housing service.

By joining YourVIEW, you can have your say and get involved with:

  • improving and maintaining the quality of homes (for example, repairs or major works)
  • helping people feel safe at home and in their neighbourhoods
  • keeping homes affordable
  • making sure the environment is clean and welcoming
  • supporting to those in need in the community

To find out more, watch the video.

Maisonette for sale: October 2019

One of the two-bed maisonettes at the north of the estate is currently for sale.

See the full listing.

Join the council’s estate inspection

Our estate is due for an inspection from the council in October.

If you’re around and want to voice any concerns or issues affecting the neighbourhood such as fly tipping, communal repairs, and improvements to the estate, this is the time to get involved.

If you’re unable to attend the meeting, please email hello@vanbrughparkestate.com with anything you’d like to bring up.

When’s it happening?

Thursday 3 October 2019
Meet outside Westcombe Court at 10:00am

All-residents’ meeting

Find out about (and get involved in) what’s happening on and around VPE, plus meet other neighbours and our local councillors.

Tuesday 8 October 2019
7:30–9pm

Room 10, 1st floor
Mycenae House
90 Mycenae Road
SE3 7SE

All welcome