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What price the Phoenix Wharf development in Wapping? Two years of gridlock OK?

What price the Phoenix Wharf development in Wapping? Two years of gridlock OK?

Long long ago and far far away (well, June 2013) there was a planning Application for King Henry’s Wharf and Phoenix Wharf just by the Captain Kidd pub. This application has now sprung to life again. Of all the narrow roads in Wapping this particular bit of cobbled history outside Phoenix Wharf is probably the narrowest. […]

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First trees felled in King Edward Memorial Park

By on February 12, 2017 in Save King Edward Memorial Park with 1 Comment
First trees felled in King Edward Memorial Park

The first trees have been felled in King Edward Memorial Park as preparatory work for the Thames Water super sewer gets under way.  Some readers may find the photographs below upsetting.LW went along to King Edward Memorial Park (KEMP) with What’s In Wapping (WIW) during the week on a joint visit to KEMP.Although we were aware […]

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Help save Island Gardens from development

By on February 11, 2017 in Planning with 1 Comment
Help save Island Gardens from development

Island Gardens at the very southern tip of the Isle of Dogs (aka The Island) is one of the green jewels of Tower Hamlets, partly due to the glorious view of Greenwich that it provides.But Island Gardens is now under threat from development and your help is vital.If you know Island Gardens then please sign […]

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Invasion of King Edward Memorial Park by Thames Water begins

By on January 22, 2017 in Save King Edward Memorial Park with 0 Comments
Invasion of King Edward Memorial Park by Thames Water begins

After many years of struggle and protest King Edward Memorial Park (KEMP) has begun to endure its invasion by Thames Water this week as it prepares to build the super sewer ventilation shafts.Great news for Thames Water shareholders, disastrous for East End residents.The tennis courts seem to be where the footpath will be diverted, so local […]

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Red Lion Court development work stops – so can we have our road back please?

By on December 5, 2016 in Planning, Red Lion Court with 0 Comments
Red Lion Court development work stops – so can we have our road back please?

UPDATE 08 December 2016 Local sources are telling Love Wapping that the company involved in the Red Lion Court have gone into administration. It does seem there is a plan to remove the steel work from the road. Anyone with more detailed information please get in touch.Work seems to have stopped at the Red Lion […]

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