Image: St John's, Downshire Hill, Hampstead, 2002 © Gillian Lawson / Bridgeman Images

Welcome to the Downshire Hill Residents' Association website

DHRA Aims and Objectives

The aims of the Downshire Hill Resident's Association are to:

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Support

To advise and support members of the Association collectively in the promotion and protection of their concerns in the Area

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Welcome

To foster a sense of community in the area

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Represent

To endeavour to reflect the views of the Area's residents.

The interests of the member of the Association are taken to include;- public services and amenities, planning and development and conservation, traffic, parking and safety issues.

The area shall be Downshire Hill.

The Association will not align itself with any political party.

Latest Updates

DHRA Minutes. April 2024

A. 14A Keats Grove. On behalf of DHRA, Andrew had written to object in principle, and make detailed objections. The proposed scheme threatens Protected Open Space. It is concerning that it should have been allowed to proceed so far. Many neighbours have objected.  B. Hampstead former Police Station.  DHRA appreciates the detailed consultations with the developer, […]

Art and Activism at Forty Seven

From the early 1900s, Number 47 Downshire Hill was a place where artists, activists and political refugees met to discuss and record the unfolding events of the new century. The house at 47 Downshire Hill is an imposing building occupying the prow of the mid-section of the street. It was built, along with the other […]

DHRA Minutes. November 2023

Discussions with Camden and neighbouring organisations continues.From a wider context, coordination of proposals across neighbouring residents associations is ongoing and encouraged. A general view across all organisations is that a coordinated traffic solution for Camden should be pursued – some consultants have been appointed to carry out studies. None the less, the DHRA committee continues […]
Walter Richard Sickert, Hampstead, London; Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums. CC BY-NC
Walter Richard Sickert, Hampstead, London; Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums. CC BY-NC

Recent Meeting Minutes

DHRA Minutes. April 2024

Planning A. 14A Keats Grove. On behalf of DHRA, Andrew had written to object in principle, and make detailed objections. The proposed scheme threatens Protected ...

DHRA Minutes. November 2023

Traffic Discussions with Camden and neighbouring organisations continues.From a wider context, coordination of proposals across neighbouring residents associations is ongoing and encouraged. A general view ...

DHRA Minutes. April 2023

Street Refuse Andrew and Redding reported on work to improve rubbish matter in front of 1a to 4 DH.  Contact made with owner of alleyway ...
John Constable; Hampstead Heath, with the House Called 'The Salt Box'; Tate. CC BY-NC-ND
John Constable; Hampstead Heath, with the House Called 'The Salt Box'; Tate. CC BY-NC-ND

Campaign Updates

School Update. January 2018

Update-26th-JANUARY-2018Download Police Station redevelopment. The EFA (Education Funding Agency) have advised early the Council in early 2017 that they now intend to pursue a 210 ...

Funding Update. November 2016

December 2016 Financial summary to date of Police Station campaign funding-update-2016-11Download Donations from Downshire Hill, Keats Grove, Hampstead Hill Gardens and Haverstock Hill. Donations of ...

General Update. November 2016

School The saga with the planning application for a 420 place School at the site of the Old Police Station continues. Following the rejection of ...
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