Author Archives: Caroline Day

Lee Valley Park Plan to ‘Dispose of’ Waterworks To Fund New Ice Centre!

Up until today we thought the plans to rezone part of Leyton marshes for housing came from Waltham Forest Council, and were hoping that the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority (LVRPA) – the organisation that owns the land on our … Continue reading

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Stop Council’s Plan to Build Flats on Leyton Marshes

Please sign this petition against Waltham Forest’s proposals to build flats on the Waterworks, Leyton Marshes: https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/stop-the-council-s-plan-to-build-on-leyton-marshes We love the Lower Lea Valley marshes (Leyton marshes, Walthamstow marshes and Hackney marshes). We love having such an amazing, unique, open green … 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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Our Campaigns Work – Be Part of Them!

It is certainly a difficult political environment for protecting open public spaces and it would be easy to become overwhelmed or despondent about the level of encroachment and development of our protected land in the capital. However, we would like … Continue reading

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Letter to GLA Representative Jeanette Arnold From CPRE London

Dear Jeanette, We, as well as local residents in Waltham Forest, are extremely concerned about the Thames Water Depot site in Waltham Forest where free school providers are already advertising places – despite no planning permission being sought or approved … Continue reading

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Protect Metropolitan Open Land in Waltham Forest!

Below is a letter sent to the Mayor of London regarding the proposed loss of land in Waltham Forest. Contact him with your own views: mayor@london.gov.uk Dear Mayor of London and GLA Members,   I am writing on behalf of … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Developers of MOL at Thames Water Depot Site

This is an open letter from a local resident in response to the plans to develop the current Thames Depot site (pictured above) on Lea Bridge Road into two free schools:   1) Good schools are part of their local … Continue reading

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Ive Farm: Proposed Enclosure, Artifice and Cars

Waltham Forest Council has submitted an application to itself for the redevelopment of Ive Farm sports ground. You can take part in the consultations this week and comment on the applications: Planning permission is sought to convert Ive Farm into … Continue reading

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Hackney: Going Green or Giving the Green Light to Cars?

Anyone who has followed Save Lea Marshes in the last few years will be aware of our campaign against the planned cricket pavilion for Hackney Marshes, a design which involves building on green space in order to accommodate a large … Continue reading

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