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Wapping Lido planning application approved by Development Committee

By on August 9, 2017 in Planning, Wapping Lido with 0 Comments
Wapping Lido planning application approved by Development Committee

The planning application for Wapping Lido submitted by the Turks Head Company and Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre was approved by the Development Committee this evening with one vote against. Two Wapping residents, Mads Nybo Jorgensen and Sylvia White, both of whom live next to the Basin, spoke against the application and did a very good […]

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Wapping Lido application – anyone fancy revolting at the Town Hall?

By on August 8, 2017 in Wapping Lido with 0 Comments
Wapping Lido application – anyone fancy revolting at the Town Hall?

Tomorrow 7pm Wednesday 9th August the Council’s Development Committee will be meeting at the Town Hall to examine the Wapping Lido Planning Application PA/16/01978. Why not come along? Meet-up at 6.45pm outside the Town Hall.

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Asda Isle of Dogs development withdrawn, Island residents victorious

By on August 7, 2017 in Planning with 0 Comments
Asda Isle of Dogs development withdrawn, Island residents victorious

The controversial proposal by Ashbourne Beech to redevelop the Asda site on the Isle of Dogs has been withdrawn after objections by residents who believed the proposal to be excessive.

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What’s up Amanda? Are we not allowed to express our views on Wapping Lido?

By on August 7, 2017 in Wapping Lido with 1 Comment
What’s up Amanda? Are we not allowed to express our views on Wapping Lido?

It seems that our previous post about the attempt to stop us writing about the Turks Head Company has touched a nerve as Amanda Day is a trifle miffed.

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It’s silly to try stopping LW publishing facts. Really silly.

By on August 5, 2017 in Comment, Wapping Lido with 8 Comments
It’s silly to try stopping LW publishing facts. Really silly.

After the police meeting at St. Georges Town Hall some months back we were just leaving when we were stopped by Geradine Davies, one of the Turks Head Company trustees.
Expecting the usual chitchat we were a little surprised to discover that Ms. Davies was intent on stopping Love Wapping writing about certain aspects of the Turks Head Company’s operations.

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