Monthly Archives: May 2021

Biodiversity Net Gain at the Ice Centre?

Last autumn the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority submitted a planning application to the London Borough of Waltham Forest to double the size of the Ice Centre on the Lea Bridge Road.  This site is Metropolitan Open Land (MOL), so … Continue reading

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Virtual Beating of the Bounds: 🥀Stop 8

We’re continuing our virtual version of Beating the Bounds on Leyton Marshes, compiled for those that couldn’t take part in person on Rogation Sunday. From Stop 7, we’ve followed the route around the outskirts of the former Pitch & Putt course – … Continue reading

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Virtual Beating of the Bounds: 🦉Stop 7

We’re continuing our virtual version of Beating the Bounds on Leyton Marshes, compiled for those that couldn’t take part in person on Rogation Sunday. We’ve now reached 🦉Stop 7! Thank you for ‘travelling’ this far with us. After following the path around … Continue reading

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Virtual Beating the Bounds: 🏊‍♀️Stop 6

We’re continuing our virtual version of Beating the Bounds on Leyton Marshes, compiled for those that couldn’t take part in person on Rogation Sunday. After completing the last stop on Leyton Marsh we’ve crossed the Lea Bridge Road, have re-joined the Aqueduct … Continue reading

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Virtual Beating of the Bounds: Stop 5

We’re continuing our virtual version of Beating the Bounds on Leyton Marshes, compiled for those that couldn’t take part in person on Rogation Sunday and we’re now at 🦔 Stop 5: Here’s the clue: “This open space – it’s all protected land … Continue reading

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Virtual Beating of the Bounds: Stop no.4

We’re continuing our virtual version of Beating the Bounds on Leyton Marshes, compiled for those that couldn’t take part in person on Rogation Sunday. We will now follow the map, from 🛩️ Stop no.3 along the boundary between Leyton Marsh and Walthamstow … Continue reading

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A Virtual Beating of the Bounds: Stop 3

We’re continuing our virtual version of Beating the Bounds on Leyton Marshes, compiled for those that couldn’t take part in person on Rogation Sunday. We will now follow the map, from 🏀 Stop no.2 , along Sandy Lane, to the … Continue reading

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A Virtual Beating of the Bounds: Stop no.2

Here is the clue for stop no.2: 🏀 I am bridge, a royal part, whose nameIs from a former pub. And just besideIn twenty-twelve Olympic mayhem came.Alas, we failed to stop it – but we tried! If you follow the … Continue reading

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A Virtual Beating the Bounds on Leyton Marshes!

We are going to share a series historical insights into the former Lammas Lands of Leyton Marshes for those who were unable to take part in the geocaching version of Beating the Bounds that took place on Sunday 9th May … Continue reading

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What is the Future for the New Lee Valley Ice Centre Complex?

It has recently been revealed that Waltham Forest Council has made the decision to give £1m towards the new Lee Valley Ice Centre. The New Lee Valley Ice Centre: Financial Support agreement (published by Waltham Forest Council Cabinet on 4th … Continue reading

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