Tag Archives: Basket ball court

Another local legacy betrayal as basketball floors snatched away for ‘elite’ use

The ODA’s promise to provide a community legacy from reuse of the Leyton Marsh Olympic basketball training venue court floors has been revealed to be a cynical piece of PR following a Freedom of Information request to UK Sport. Among … Continue reading

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Waltham Forest Planning Committee Meeting 12th September 7:30pm

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Request for Positive Legacy from the ODA

Dear Richard Arnold and Mark Sorrell,   I am writing on behalf of Save Leyton Marsh group. We would like to repeat the request we have made at several meetings with the ODA that your organisation ensures positive legacy benefits … Continue reading

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Help ensure the best possible reinstatement of Leyton Marsh

We have been working hard behind the scenes to ensure that Porter’s Field Meadow (Leyton Marsh) is not only protected in posterity but that the remedial works see the area reinstated to the very best condition possible. We do not want … Continue reading

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How cool?!

There are 4 huge generators at the back of the Olympic Basket Ball arenas on Leyton Marsh. They appear to be powering air conditioning systems and are running (very loudly) already. They are provided by a company that services ice … Continue reading

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Leyton Marsh Campaigner Faces 2 Year ASBO for Peaceful Protest and Defending Our Marsh

Today Westminster Magistrates Court heard the Metropolitan Police present their first case to impose a two year minimum Anti Social Behaviour Order in order to prevent peaceful protest at the Olympics. They wish to impose an extremely restrictive ASBO on … Continue reading

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Leyton Marsh: Spot the deliberate mistake

Millfields Park Blog Spot have an excellent front page blog on the insulting letter sent by the ODA to residents regarding Leyton Marsh. The blog has many pointers for responding to the misleading information provided in the ODA letter sent … Continue reading

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