A new heritage trail proposed for Dulwich

29 November 2018

As part of a series of 400th anniversary events, plans have been put forward to create a walk through Dulwich. Proposals to Southwark planning are for five new heritage interpretation boards, highlighting places of special interest.

An application for consent has been submitted to Southwark Council and a decision is expected by the end of December.

Plans have been submitted to place five panels along a walkable route running from North to South through the Dulwich Estate.

The trail will describe the gradual development of the area from a settlement along a medieval road, through the growth of the historic college, to its expansion as a unique green suburb since the 18th century.

The five proposed locations are:
Opposite North Dulwich Station on an area of amenity land close to the bus stop.
In Dulwich Village within the public space adjacent to the shops at 25-49 Dulwich Village.
At The Old College: on the grass verge to the north east of the main gates to the Old College site.
College Road: on the grass area at the corner of College Road and Dulwich Common.
South: opposite Sydenham Hill Station on a grass verge to the south of the public footpath known as Low Cross Lane.

Panels will be placed on 1.2m deep mounted lecterns and will enhance the significance of the setting and improve knowledge and access for local people and visitors - drawing attention to lesser known historical elements of the area.

See full plans here (Search reference number:  18/AP/3111)