Tag Archives: Waterworks

Our Response to the LVRPA Chief Executive re the Lower Lee Valley

Dear Board Members, Following our email to the Board on 14th March 2022, we received a reply on 25th March 2022 from the Authority’s Chief Executive, Shaun Dawson, on behalf of the Authority, here: https://www.saveleamarshes.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/2022.03.25-Julian-Cheyne-email-response-2-1-1.docx We have delayed our response to the Chief Executive’s … Continue reading

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Threats to the marshes – Part II

Threats to the Marshes – building and inappropriate uses on open spaces This is the second of our articles on the threats to the Marshes and other green open spaces. In our first article we dealt with the threats posed … Continue reading

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Lea Marshes End of Year Review: 2020

January: A quiet time for enjoying our marshes in peace, little did we know what was in store for 2020! February: In February, we first heard of plans to host a large scale commercial dance festival on the Waterworks Meadow. … Continue reading

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Save Lea Marshes’ Objection to Gasworks Proposal

1. The importance of the openness of open space The Gas Works development will have a negative impact on the openness of the Marshes and Jubilee Park and it will add to the feeling of overcrowding and being overlooked in … Continue reading

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Waterworks Festival Licensing Application Hearing

If you objected to the licence for the Waterworks Festival, you should have received an official notification from Waltham Forest Council telling you that the licensing hearing will take place online (using Microsoft Teams) at 14:00 on 12th May, together … Continue reading

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The LVRPA has revealed its true colours at last. Let’s tell them how we feel.

I appreciate there is a great deal going on at the moment, and that this is a time of great uncertainty for us all. But if you want to direct your anger and frustration somewhere, can I suggest the LVRPA … Continue reading

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The Lee Valley Park: What went wrong? Nous accusons.

In the beginning… Three quarters of a century ago, as war was drawing to a close, the wartime coalition government published Professor Abercrombie’s Greater London Plan. Abercrombie saw the open spaces of the Lea Valley as a great opportunity for … Continue reading

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Object to unparalleled noise next to the Waterworks Nature Reserve

Object to a loud dance music festival at the Waterworks! If you think, like we do, that a festival that aims to ‘deliver the volume and sound pressure proper dance music deserves’ is inappropriate next door to a nature reserve … Continue reading

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East London Waterworks Park

Campaigners reveal vision for wild swimming in Waltham Forest Save Lea Marshes and CPRE London have joined forces to campaign to transform the historic filter beds on Lea Bridge Road, once used by Thames Water, into a place for wild … Continue reading

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East London Waterworks Park

Save the Lea Bridge Waterworks Hidden behind high fences, trashed by Thames Water, sold without consultation. There has been a conspiracy of silence to rob the people of East London of the Lea Bridge Waterworks, a site of huge historical … Continue reading

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