Tag Archives: Planning permission

Spin Doctors Employed to ‘Remake the Marshes’

London Borough of Hackney hire planning spindoctors Firstplan to give themselves permission to build on Marshes. Hackney Council are again spending thousands on planning consultants Firstplan, to mastermind the charade of obtaining planning permission from themselves for two new car parks … Continue reading

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Hackney Council Withdraw Planning Application for Car Park Constructed Without Consent!

Hackney Council planning committee were due to meet on Monday evening to discuss the application for a 60 space car park on East Marsh that has already been constructed in advance of consent, as was reported in the Hackney Gazette. … Continue reading

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Council ignores planning permission in rush to build Marsh Lane bridge folly

Waltham Forest Council has rushed to begin work in breach of planning conditions on the highly controversial new bridge at Marsh Lane Fields – on which they plan to squander more than £250K on a cosmetic replacement for the existing, … Continue reading

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URGENT: Please Submit Objection to Further Attack on Metropolitan Open Land

PHOTO SHOOT: Tuesday 5th March by the Dagenham Brook Bridge(next to Eton Manor cottage, where the plaque is that commemorates the 1892 Lammas Day mass direct action) in Marsh Lane. We have just learnt of plans by Waltham Forest Council, … Continue reading

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

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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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NOISE Demonstration Outside Waltham Forest Town Hall to Protest Extended Working Hours

[slideshow] Today we held a noise demonstration outside Waltham Forest Town Hall. As well as granting permission for the basketball facility on Leyton Marsh, WF Council are also responsible for deciding on subsequent planning applications relating to Leyton Marsh, inlcuding … 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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IMPORTANT MEETING THIS WEDNESDAY!

There is a Marsh Users Forum Meeting on Wednesday 23rd May 6:30pm at the Lea Valley Ice Rink. This is an open meeting co-ordinated by the LVRPA to discuss their plans for the £65k to ‘improve’ Leyton and Walthamstow Marshes. … Continue reading

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