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Shadwell Basin Lido planning application – latest

By on April 10, 2017 in Planning, Wapping Lido with 0 Comments
Shadwell Basin Lido planning application – latest

Residents have until Wednesday 12 April 2017 to comment on the latest revisions to the Turks Head Company planning application for a lido at Shadwell Basin.  The application number is PA/16/01978 which you can see if you visit the Tower Hamlets Council Planning Portal hereThe statutory consultation period for this application has ended but you can […]

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King Henry Wharf CMP residents meeting Thursday 6th April 11.00am

By on March 29, 2017 in King Henry's Wharves with 0 Comments
King Henry Wharf CMP residents meeting Thursday 6th April 11.00am

Over 75 residents have written or emailed to the Council objecting to the Construction Management Plan (CMP) for King Henry, Phoenix and Swan Wharves.As a result Cllr. Denise Jones (Labour) has arranged for Cllr. Rachel Blake, the Cabinet Member for Strategic Development visit Wapping with a Planning Officer on Thursday 6th April at 11.00 AM.Meet outside King […]

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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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