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Proof that the LVRPA have long planned to sell off land to fund the new ice rink

We suspected the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority (LVRPA) was lying when Shaun Dawson, the Chief Executive, and Paul Osborne, the Chairman, told us, on 19 January 2017, that there has been no decision to sell of the land around … Continue reading

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LVRPA Officially Respond to ‘Eastside Vision’: Conceding Little Ground on Waterworks Plans

The day after we handed in our large petition to Waltham Forest Council, we received a copy of the official letter that has been written by Shaun Dawson, Chief Executive of the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority, to the council … Continue reading

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A ‘Consensus’ Without a Vote: How the LVRPA Waved Through Selling Off Waterworks

Around 15 objectors attended the special meeting of the Lea Valley Regional Park Authority to consider Waltham Forest’s Eastside Vision document which included the proposal to build housing on the Waterworks site at Leyton Marsh. The LVRPA had deliberately moved … Continue reading

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Update on Decisions by LVRPA re Waterworks

The Land and Property Strategy that over two hundred people had asked the Authority Members to oppose passed today, without a vote being taken on the issue, as the Chair argued none was required. Save Lea Marshes spoke powerfully against … Continue reading

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Victory: Polluting Car Wash on Leyton Marsh Refused Permission!

We are delighted to announce that Waltham Forest Council has refused to give permission for the car wash on Leyton Marsh, constructed prior to planning approval, due to its contravention of local policy and the fact it is an inappropriate … Continue reading

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Trust Orders Car Wash To Cease Operations (Thanks to SLM Delegation)

After our delegation at the annual Authority meeting in June, we have now received news that the LVRPA has finally responded to our complaints about the car wash operating without planning permission: “Following confirmation from the London Borough of Waltham … Continue reading

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Open Letter to the LVRPA Re Future Plans for Leyton Marsh

Dear Authority Member, We have become aware that you are shortly to make a decision about the replacement of the current Lee Valley Ice Centre. We are writing to you in hope that you will take into full consideration the … Continue reading

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Leyton Marsh: Our Red Line for Development!

It has recently been revealed that Leyton Marsh is regarded by the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority as the preferred site for a new ‘double-pad’ ice centre. This is the development we have been suspecting and fearing was in the … Continue reading

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Piecemeal Privatisation of Lee Valley Regional Park

Ever since the temporary privatisation of Metropolitan Open Land for a private training facility on Porter’s Field Meadow (Leyton Marsh) for the London 2012 Olympics, we have seen a number of areas of previously open marshes enclosed and part-privatised.  The … Continue reading

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Open Letter Calling on LVRPA to Adopt London Wildlife Trust’s Recommendations for Leyton Marsh

Shaun Dawson Chief Executive Lea Valley Regional Park Authority Myddelton House Bulls Cross Enfield, EN2 9HG Dear Shaun, London Wildlife Limited recently prepared a report for the Lea Valley Regional Park Authority, entitled ‘Leyton Marsh Extended Phase 1 Habitat and … Continue reading

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