Formed in 1998, pressing for improvements to the wellbeing of the residents, the amenity of the area and the built environment of its conservation areas: The Brookmill Road Conservation Area and the  St. John’s Conservation Area.

About The St. John’s Society

The St. John’s Society – a residents’ association covering the area of Lewisham that used to be called Deptford New Town – was formally registered in 1998, originally to fight a proposal from the Borough to concrete-over the duck pond in Brookmill Park. It is supported by a small committee, representing virtually many streets radiating out from St. John’s station, and of people from a diversity of occupations – with all manner of outside interests. We all have in common a commitment to improving our environment, and believe that our corner of south-east London is a very fine place to live. Things we do include liaising with Lewisham Borough Council, our elected council representatives and Member of Parliament; promoting enhancements to our built environment (tell us if you have concerns about trees; pavements or the quality of road surfaces); organizing events from an annual ‘picnic in the park’ to a carol service in St. John’s church, and promoting the St. John’s area as a distinct community.

Next Event:

For details on upcoming events see our facebook events page.

News 

AGM 2024 – Minutes of Meeting

AGM 2024 – Minutes of Meeting

Please read and download the minutes from the St John's Society 2024 AGM here. Key changes to the Committee were as follows: Outgoing members: Litsa Breingan - ChairGordon Breingan - SecretaryBen Langford - Treasurer The St John's Society warmly thank Gordon and Litsa...

St John’s Society Annual Report 2023 – 2024

St John’s Society Annual Report 2023 – 2024

Committee members have again worked exceptionally hard this year to bring improvements and Community events to our locality. Committee meetings have now returned to mostly face-to-face in the Brookmill Pub and Zoom for those who can’t come in person. St John’s Society...

AGM – Monday 5th February 2024

AGM – Monday 5th February 2024

  You are warmly welcomed to come and meet the SJS Committee and take part in our annual AGM.  Details above and as follows: St John’s Society AGMMonday 5th February 20248pm The Brookmill Pub (upstairs)65 Cranbrook RdLondon SE8 4EJ For a Zoom link: please email...

Park banner repair and mural touch up

Park banner repair and mural touch up

A combination of the gale winds of Storm Henk and some local graffiti taggers meant that some of our local signage was in need of some care and attention. SJS committee member John Wood and local artist Alma Tischlerwood hit the streets this weekend and repainted the...

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