Welcome to the website of the Southfield Park Triangle Residents' Association. The Association covers the residents of the ten roads east of the park and north of Southfield Road, including one side of Southfield Road, London W4. You can find the full list and details of our aims and further information in the About us section.
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SPTRA Winter quiz night
The quiz night is on either Saturday 24 February or Saturday 3 March - tba! £15 per ticket, for the entire evening with a three course menu (and a choice of main courses) and Glenn's impossible quiz questions. Bottles of wine available to buy on the night (and/or preorder) Tickets go very fast so contact Suzanne asap for details
Next Meeting - Saturday 2 December - SPTRA Xmas breakfast meeting
Our breakfast will warm you up before shopping and it is on Saturday 2 December at the usual time of 10.00. There's a presentation by the Tideway Tunnel group as the project gets underway asap.
SPTRA General Meeting - Saturday 14 October - Minutes
Tideway tunnel project start The site preparation will start in mid late November with work getting under way early in the New Year. We will have a presentation at the Xmas breakfast meeting so don't miss it if you have any questions!
Storm tanks The long battle for cleaner air looks finally to be nearing an end with the covers over the tanks nearing completion on two of the tanks - the final commissioning will be late October/early November.
Great news about the Scout Hut We shared some superb news about the Scout Hut and explained that the group of contractors building the Tideway Tunnel will, as a community project, undertake several improvements and refurbishments to the hut over the three year period they will be on site. Starting during half term, Monday 23 October, a new front fence will be erected with new front and side gating. The rear fence will be repaired and several internal doors will be repaired and one, door replaced. Great news for the future of the Acton 14th.
The Dairy The residents battle with Freshways Dairy continues and all eyes are on the beginning of the court case to decide the outcome of the abatement Notice, in early December.
Recent Scams to be aware of Residents are reminded that opening your door to an unknown caller is a risk. Recent scams have included the charity sponsorship collector and the knife sharpeners. Don't think about it - call 999. You can report any fraud including a scam on Action Fraud, Don't let them have a good Xmas.
Police updates for the dark evenings Stuart Honey joined us and reminded us all about the need for care and caution as the nights become darker. This period after the clocks go back, is when burglaries increase and when personal possessions are most likely to be stolen in the street. Don't walk with your mobile showing everyone where your phone is for a quick smash and grab! Don't open your door to a stranger! If you must then use a security peephole or a door chain. Most mayor utility suppliers allow you to set up a password - if someone comes to "read the meter" they can be asked to quote that password thus proving they are genuine. Don't keep your keys near your front door.
You can find the full minutes of the meeting here (Word, 144KB).
Annual General Meeting, Saturday 6 May
Our 8th AGM took place before a crowded Scout Hut - read the minutes here! (Word, 106KB)
The Summer party - Saturday 24 June
Thanks very much to all of you who attended and we are all sure each and every one of you had a great time. As usual, the search for sponsors kicked off in February and we were lucky to secure support from 17 local businesses, which totalled 74 prizes.
We had quite a few queries about the band and the burgers and the face painter Burgers and sausages were supplied by Ken Hammond Butchers, Kew Bridge www.hammonds.uk.net Face painter: Grace Taylor Music by the Junkyard Dogs www.junkyarddogslondon.co.uk
See the party photos
Southfield Neighbourhood watch
There are now 46 Neighbourhood Watch coordinators in Southfield - the largest number for any London Ward.
History of your road - here now!
A website has been set up on the original group of houses, in Alexandra, St George's and Hatfield Roads, and their history. It holds information drawn from the 1911 census on the households, occupations and birthplaces of those living there, but also covers other topics like the neighbourhood, the shops, school, church, and park, the local transport facilities, which once included our own station, Rugby Road Halt. It also looks at the area in wartime, and welcomes contributions.
More information about the history of Acton in general can be found on the website of the Acton History Group.