Streatham, South London, UK 020 3582 4912

Trustee: Andrew Simpson

Dress Circle

Environmental Planning Advisor

Andrew is a long time Streatham Hill resident.  He is a former local authority town planner with Lambeth, where his duties included developing environmental policies and responsibility for Streatham Hill.

He was also a lecturer in town planning and environmental policy at both South Bank University and Westminster University.

Andrew has been involved in a number of local community organisations over the years.  In the past he has been a Trustee and organiser of the ‘Streatham Festival’ where, amongst other things, he was responsible for a number of music events on the common, and three ‘World Sounds at St Leonards’ events at the Church which attracted huge critical acclaim. He was also co- founder, and is a former Trustee, of the ‘Streatham Common Community Garden’.  More recently he has been an organiser of ‘Streatham Common Kite Day’.  He is currently an executive committee member of the ‘Friends of Streatham Common’.

Andrew has long been a supporter of the Friends’ campaign to bring Streatham Hill Theatre back into active use, and his local planning expertise and knowledge of environmental policy issues has already proved invaluable.