The Forum is run by a Committee which is elected each year. More information about its members can be found here.Our constitution is also available to view here.

The committee holds meetings once a month as well quarterly open meetings which the local community can attend.

The dates of upcoming committee meetings are listed in the events section and you can find recent minutes of all committee meetings in the minutes section.

If there is a topic that you would like the committee to consider contact secretary@

Membership is free. For more information about the Forum or to get involved email us –


Noshir Patel has lived in Thurlow Park Ward for the last 35 years. He trained originally as a research neuroscientist and subsequently worked as a manager in the NHS. is currently retired and he enjoys living in Norwood and would like to help make it a more lively and thriving community. He is involved in several local groups and amenity societies including the Friends of Brockwell Park.

Vice Chair

Jamal Rahman
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Sunil de Sayrah  lives in Knights Hill ward. He is Treasurer of the Forum and occasionally helps out with scrub clearance for the FoWNC, Foodbank collections and setting up on Feast days.  He is also a Snow Warden.


Jan Ware Has lived in West Norwood for many years. She enjoys volunteering for various local community groups including the Friends of West Norwood Library and New Leaf.
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Committee Members

Clover Williams has lived in West Norwood for over 50 years and been involved in school and youth activities. She currently runs a group for older people which meets on Tuesdays in West Norwood Library for a range of activities and for lunch.

Rosemarie Falaiye

Raj Acharya

Lynda Hayward

Andrew Preston 

Rob  Andrew 

Tim Stephens –  Forum Administrator

Georgina Wilson – Community Co-ordinator

Membership is free. For more information about the Forum or to get involved email us –