The Association is made up of a Core Group and a Network. The main method of communication is through the website, email, Twitter and Open Meetings. If you would like to join the Network please complete the Join Us form. You will then receive our newsletter. Alternatively visit the website on a regular basis or follow us on Twitter.
The STRA Core Group tries to keep up-to-date with what is happening in the local Shad Thames environment, and makes representations to the various departments of Southwark Council related to licensing, planning, noise, etc. and keeps itself informed about local development, local businesses and those simply using our space e.g. film makers, event organisers etc.
Through the network STRA also facilitates communication amongst residents themselves. STRA strives to make a positive contribution to the local community by arranging social functions e.g. the Big Diamond Jubilee Lunch (2012), a photographic competition (2013), and Picture Shad Thames competition 2015/16. STRA also makes donations to several local organisations. We funded the updated Shad Thames Trail which can be downloaded here. STRA's only source of income is from commercial filming in the Shad Thames area.
The STRA Core Group has representation on other committees including: Potters Fields Park Management Trust, Riverside Safer Neighbourhood Ward Panel, and STAMP. The Core Group members are: Nick Napier (Chair), Paul Hanrahan (Vice Chair), Julian Griffiths-Searle (Treasurer), Jilly Frisch (Secretary), Janet Morris, Trupti Shah, Kathleen Ehrlich and Jonathan Baldrey.