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A Wapping resident who did not get a Wapping Lido letter writes

By on August 5, 2017 in Comment, Wapping Lido with 0 Comments
A Wapping resident who did not get a Wapping Lido letter writes

Continuing today’s theme of the opacity of the Wapping Lido planning application we are publishing a letter from a resident who lives right next to Shadwell Basin who has not – repeat not – received the letter from the Council relating to the meeting on 9th August.If someone whose home literally overlooks the Basin has […]

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Wapping Lido Planning Application PA/16/01978 Letter

By on August 5, 2017 in Planning, Wapping Lido with 0 Comments
Wapping Lido Planning Application PA/16/01978 Letter

Tower Hamlets Council claims that 639 letters to consider the Wapping Lido planning application on 9th August have been sent out. So where are they?

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Mayor Biggs leads radical LGBT planning approach to Joiners Arms

By on August 4, 2017 in Planning with 0 Comments
Mayor Biggs leads radical LGBT planning approach to Joiners Arms

Tower Hamlets council has made history by being the first London borough to make the sexual orientation of a venue’s customers a condition of planning approval for the Joiners Arms site.

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Big Capital: Who is London for? by Anna Minton book review

By on July 14, 2017 in Housing, Planning, Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments
Big Capital: Who is London for? by Anna Minton book review

“Can you tell me where Emery Wharf is please?” asked the young Chinese woman with an air of despair. “Google Maps works in Hong Kong but not here!”She showed me the map pin representing Emery Wharf on the screen of her iPhone. It was not somewhere I had ever heard of.“Ah! It’s London Dock,” I said. “Up Vaughan […]

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King Henry’s Wharves – new CMP rules out river transport on cost grounds

By on May 24, 2017 in King Henry's Wharves with 2 Comments
King Henry’s Wharves – new CMP rules out river transport on cost grounds

Yet another revised Construction Management Plan (CMP) has been submitted by the King Henry’s Wharf, Phoenix Wharf and Swan Wharf developer Bridewell (Thames) to Tower Hamlets Planning which includes a detailed analysis of the cost of using the river for construction materials instead of choking Wapping with traffic jams for two years.You can, as ever, […]

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