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  London Borough of Greenwich
The view of central Greenwich and London from the hill in Greenwich Park is known and admired by tourists from all parts of the globe.
The presence of the riverside palace at Greenwich beloved by Tudor and Stuart monarchs transformed the area from a small Thameside village to a substantial and flourishing town with grand houses for royal officials in the town, in Crooms Hill, and on land adjacent to Greenwich Park and Blackheath.
The Greenwich district with its burgeoning businesses and population was administered in the nineteenth century by a clumsy and complex group of local government bodies: parishes, boards of works, a board of health, poor law unions, and, after 1889, London wide organizations.
www.ideal-homes.org.uk /greenwich/main   (542 words)

  
  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Greenwich, London
Greenwich (pronounced "Grennitch" or "Grinnitch") is a town, now part of the south eastern urban sprawl of London, on the south bank of the river Thames in the London Borough of Greenwich.
Greenwich is a town, now part of the southeastern suburbs of London in the postcode district SE10, on the south bank of the river Thames in the London Borough of Greenwich.
The London Borough of Greenwich is a London borough in southeast London, England.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Greenwich%2C-London   (841 words)

  
 CIVIC HERALDRY OF ENGLAND AND WALES-GREATER LONDON
The London Borough of Barnet was formed by the amalgamation of the Borough of Finchley, the Borough of Hendon, the Barnet Urban District, the East Barnet Urban District and the Friern Barnet Urban District.
The London Borough of Hillingdon was formed by the amalgamation of the Borough of Uxbridge, the Hayes and Harlington Urban District, the Ruislip-Northwood Urban District and the Yiewsley and West Drayton Urban District.
The motto is that of the Metropolitan Borough of Southwark.
www.civicheraldry.co.uk /great_london.html   (11300 words)

  
 Greenwich Council - The 2012 Games - Olympic and Paralympic Games
London 2012 is a huge event, and up to a third of all Olympic events will take place in the borough's Olympic venues.
To prepare the borough for the Games, Greenwich will host many sporting events in the years leading to the Games.
Become a Greenwich Ambassador and enjoy a unique dining experience while supporting young athletes and helping them fulfil their Olympic dreams.
www.greenwich.gov.uk /Greenwich/YourEnvironment/Regeneration/OlympicParalympicGames   (238 words)

  
 Greenwich Guide - Greenwich
The University's new Library is housed in the former Dreadnought Seamen's Hospital.
The London Borough of Greenwich was formed in 1965 from the former metropolitan boroughs of Greenwich and Woolwich.
Greenwich was chosen as the site for the U.K.'s Millennium Exhibition, comprising mainly of the Millennium Dome, which closed on 31 December 2000.
www.greenwich-guide.org.uk /greenwich.htm   (458 words)

  
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The London Borough of Bromley is a London Borough of outer southeast London.
The London Borough of Croydon is a London borough in South London and part of Outer London.
Its area is 34 square miles (87 km²) and it is the largest London borough by population.
www.lycos.com /info/london-borough.html   (450 words)

  
 Employee Ownership Options - Greenwich Playcare Limited   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The London Borough of Greenwich in-house crèche service, set up in 1985 and co-ordinated by the London Borough of Greenwich Women's Unit, initially provided sessional crèche workers free of charge across all the Council departments.
Greenwich Playcare was able to commence trading in April 1994, with a seamless transition in service delivery.
Greenwich Playcare have become effective in managing overhead costs, with 94% of turnover going towards paying wages, (compared with 84% and 72% in previous years).
www.employee-ownership.org.uk /eoogrpla.htm   (774 words)

  
 Audit Commission - Press Release
Greenwich Council's provides a fair Housing Repairs and Maintenance service although it is unlikely to improve unless the authority addresses the high cost of providing the service and agrees a new procurement strategy to replace the existing repairs contracts that have been in place for some time.
Greenwich has a population of 212,000 and owns public sector housing stock of nearly 29,000 properties (39% of the total housing stock in the borough).
The inspection of Housing Repairs and Maintenance at the London Borough of Greenwich involved interviews with council staff and members, and members of the public using the service.
www.audit-commission.gov.uk /reports/PRESS-RELEASE.asp?CategoryID=PRESS-CENTRE&ProdID=F681BB90-8C1F-4192-B5CE-531752F245D5   (745 words)

  
 RSG: Sites: Greenwich Borough Control 51C1
The rectangular windowless blockhouse was built in 1954 as Woolwich Borough Control but when Woolwich merged with Greenwich in 1965 it took over the role as the Greenwich Borough Control (before the merger the Greenwich control was at Greenwich Town Hall).
The basement of the borough treasurer's department was considered but it wasn't until 1991 that a new unprotected control centre was located in the basement of Peggy Middleton House.
Greenwich Council have been informed that the bunker is open and it is hoped that they will secure it before it is wrecked.
www.subbrit.org.uk /rsg/sites/g/greenwich_borough_control/index.html   (938 words)

  
 London Borough of Greenwich
Greenwich Council has worked hard to ensure that meeting the needs of people with learning disabilities is the responsibility of the whole council not just social services.
Greenwich has achieved this by making sure there is strong political and senior officer engagement, and that the needs of people with learning disabilities are considered within wider corporate plans and strategies.
Greenwich has also made sure that people with learning disabilities themselves are more engaged in local decision making, through forums like local neighbourhood and housing panels.
www.idea-knowledge.gov.uk /idk/core/page.do?pageId=5098889   (393 words)

  
 Greenwich Bed Breakfast - B&B Accomodation Greenwich - South East London
BandB accomodation in the London borough of Greenwich, South East London.
The area has a vast number of attractions and is close to the city of London where such attractions as the Tower of London, London and Tower bridges, the Thames barrier, St Pauls Cathedral and so on are all within a short train journey or boat ride away.
London bridge station (giving full access to the tube network) is 21 minutes ride or Charring Cross station, which is adjacent to Trafalgar Square is 30 minutes ride.
www.uk-expo.com /bnb/greenwich.htm   (378 words)

  
 Greenwich is latest in new London MRFs
A partnership between the London Borough of Greenwich and Cleanaway, supported by a £1.5m grant from the London Recycling Fund – the first time this body has ever invested in a materials recycling facility.
MRF is behind London’s latest and largest MRF which has a capacity of 75 000 t/y waste, recovering five types of separated plastic and three grades of paper for onward sale, reprocessing and reuse.
Greenwich is offering a kerbside single point recycling collection to all 68 000 houses in the borough, based on a single wheelie bin (or clear sack), in which residents can collect and store all their dry recyclables – including glass.
www.rics.org /Environmentalandlandconsultancy/Wastemanagement/Greenwich_is_latest_in_new_London_MRFs.htm   (306 words)

  
 Car Free Developments - Greenwich
The London Borough of Greenwich lies along the south east side of the Thames and includes the North Greenwich peninsula, home to many new developments including the famous Millennium Dome.
Greenwich has a history of forward looking schemes to tackle traffic and other congestion problems and is home to a number of notable car free and lo car developments.
One of these is the Millennium Village situated on the Greenwich Peninsula close to the Millennium Dome.
www.carfreehousing.org /boroughs/greenwich.html   (157 words)

  
 Lifestyle Guide - Greenwich | University of Greenwich
Close to the historic town centre of Greenwich, Binnie Court is approximately 15 minutes’ walk from Greenwich Campus.
The Borough of Greenwich does not issue resident parking permits to students in the hall.
Buses to Central London are frequent throughout the day, while a night bus service is available to bring you back home in the early hours.
www.gre.ac.uk /lifestyle/accommodation/greenwich   (513 words)

  
 FOOTBALLCRESTS.COM - Greenwich Borough FC
Greenwich Borough FC uses the coat of arms of the London Borough of Greenwich as its club crest.
The devise displays the principal features of the arms of the former metropolitan boroughs of Greenwich and Woolwich (now both part of the London Borough of Greenwich).
The hour glass and radiated stars symbolise the unique position held by Greenwich as the place from which the standard of time is taken and astronomical calculations made.
www.footballcrests.com /greenwichbfc.htm   (323 words)

  
 Greater London Authority - Press Release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, tonight announced the winners of the 2004 London Planning Awards at a ceremony at City Hall.
These awards, run jointly by the Mayor of London, London First and the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), recognise outstanding planning achievements by individuals or organisations and celebrate the very best of planning in the capital.
The London Planning Awards fulfil a commitment in the Mayor’s London Plan to create annual awards to celebrate the capital’s planning excellence.
www.london.gov.uk /view_press_release.jsp?releaseid=4592   (764 words)

  
 Hotels in around near London Borough of Greenwich Hotel Accommodation
The London Borough of Greenwich is a London borough in southeast London.
Greenwich Market is probably London's best source for hand crafted items, different art work, unique gifts, crafting trends, fashion designs, and rare collectables and antiques.
Novotel London Greenwich has a prime location in the town centre, adjacent to the railway & DLR stations.
www.guidetorichmond.co.uk /london-borough/Greenwich.htm   (198 words)

  
 London and Kent Construction building extensions in Bromley, Bexley and Greenwich
London and Kent Construction provide total service for all types of extensions including ground floor flats and apartments, bungalows, chalets and period properties from detailed planning and obtaining the planning permission through to completion and landscaping.
These works were carried out in south east London.
Once these works were completed you could not tell it was an extension as all of the finishes blended in beautifully.
www.londonandkent.co.uk /extensions.htm   (290 words)

  
 London Borough of Greenwich
Greenwich Council has worked hard to ensure that meeting the needs of people with learning disabilities is the responsibility of the whole council not just social services.
Greenwich has achieved this by making sure there is strong political and senior officer engagement, and that the needs of people with learning disabilities are considered within wider corporate plans and strategies.
Greenwich has also made sure that people with learning disabilities themselves are more engaged in local decision making, through forums like local neighbourhood and housing panels.
www.idea.gov.uk /idk/core/page.do?pageId=5098889   (393 words)

  
 BBC - London - Features
Discover the history of Greenwich from royalty to the present day and find out all you need to know about this amazing corner of South East London.
Discover the early inhabitants of Greenwich and the temple built by the Romans.
The problem of longitude and why Greenwich is the home of world time.
www.bbc.co.uk /london/features/history/greenwich/index.shtml   (234 words)

  
 David Simmons: London trip, Greenwich   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
I took the Docklands Light Railway to the Island Gardens stop, and proceeded through a foot tunnel under the River Thames to arrive in the London Borough of Greenwich.
The focus in Greenwich was the Royal Observatory, where astronomers and geographers have worked for centuries.
The Royal Observatory was the location chosen in 1884 for the Prime Meridian -- the imaginary line at zero degrees longitude that all points on earth are measured to the east and west of.
simmons.starkville.ms.us /pers/travel/london/greenwich.html   (288 words)

  
 Homeless London :London Borough of Greenwich
London hostel news February 2007 has details about the latest hostel openings, refurbishments and closures.
Here you will find some general information about Greenwich and detailed information on a range of specific subjects to do with homelessness in the borough.
There is information about Supporting People in Greenwich on the Supporting People Knowledge Web.
www.homelesslondon.org /details.asp?id=LP48   (182 words)

  
 London Borough of Greenwich
At the end of the review week, the review team felt that, from what they had seen and heard, the London Borough of Greenwich is well regarded and quietly delivering good and effective services.
Against the backdrop of the murder of Stephen Lawrence in the borough, the council has been vigorous and pro-active in initiating and supporting action against racism.
The Greenwich Young People's Council was established to provide a forum for young people to express their views and ensure that issues of concern to them are given attention by members, officers and other agencies.
www.idea-knowledge.gov.uk /idk/core/page.do?pageId=1701892   (513 words)

  
 Greenwich: Ethnicity profile
Nearly 71% of Greenwich's 214,000 residents are from the White British group.
The Office for National Statistics' diversity index is calculated as the probability that two people chosen at random from a given area would be from different ethnic groups, even if neither of them were white.
The Asian population, which is predominantly Indian, is smaller, at less than 7% of the population (14,500 people) compared to the London average of 12%.
www.cre.gov.uk /diversity/map/london/greenwich.html   (221 words)

  
 Greenwich Borough Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrat campaigners have returned to Greenwich Borough from the party's conference in Brighton with a spring in their step.
Labour-run Greenwich council has cancelled more meetings next year in an attempt to prevent the public and opposition councillors from holding them to account.
Transport for London has admitted that there are no speed cameras in the Blackwall Tunnel, according to a reply to a question from Lib Dem Greater London Assembly Member Geoff Pope.
www.greenwich-libdems.org.uk   (370 words)

  
 Greenwich Council - Home - Greenwich legal statement
Greenwich Council is committed to ensure that the information on this website is of the highest standard being of good quality, accurate and up to date.
We only link to organisations that offer non-commercial services to the residents of Greenwich and other governmental and statutory agencies.
The London Borough of Greenwich is not responsible for the contents or reliability of any site to which it is linked and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them.
www.greenwich.gov.uk /greenwich/legal_statement   (609 words)

  
 The Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities) (Exemption) (London Borough of Greenwich) Order 1996
This Order may be cited as the Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities) (Exemption) (London Borough of Greenwich) Order 1996 and shall come into force on 4th June 1996.
by the council of the London Borough of Greenwich shall not be treated as a defined activity so long as it is carried out before 1st February 1997.
This Order exempts from the requirements of Part I the provision of construction and property services by the council of the London Borough of Greenwich so long as it is carried out before 1st February 1997.
www.opsi.gov.uk /si/si1996/Uksi_19961244_en_1.htm   (545 words)

  
 The Greenwich and Lewisham (London Borough Boundaries) Order 1993
The authoritative version is the Queen's Printer copy published by The Stationery Office Limited as the The Greenwich and Lewisham (London Borough Boundaries) Order 1993, ISBN 0110342763.
Where you see a "continue" button at the bottom of the page of text, this indicates that there is another chunk of text available.
Any person may inspect them at any reasonable time at the offices of the council for each London borough affected, and also at the offices of the Secretary of State for the Environment located in 2, Marsham Street, London SW1P 3EB.
www.opsi.gov.uk /si/si1993/Uksi_19931276_en_1.htm   (880 words)

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