I’ve been experimenting with an online community network for Pimlico, London and I’ve launched a prototype at 5Fields.org. It’s intended to be a resource for local residents and businesses to communicate with each other and to keep up with what’s going on in the area.
Pimlico has historically had a fairly strong community, mainly because nobody else was interested in a grimy, bomb-damaged backwater after the WW2 Blitz, and untrendy, normal families could afford to live there. But the London of 2015 is a different World and lots of it isn’t talking to each other, digitally or otherwise. Although our modern lifestyle no longer includes gossiping over the garden fence, we need something to replace that network.
The site is starting out with local Residents Associations, planning and development. Boring but necessary!
The site is still a bit wonky but I’d be glad of your comments and suggestions.
Pimlico people and neighbours — get in touch!