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Will Brexit Save King Edward Memorial Park?

Will Brexit Save King Edward Memorial Park?

As the UK tries to get its head around the greatest crisis since the Second World War, there is the possibility that the Brexit storm clouds may have a silver lining for the campaign to Save King Edward Memorial Park from the clutches of Thames Water.Simple fact is that with the economic future for our […]

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King Edward Memorial Park (KEMP) consultation dates

King Edward Memorial Park (KEMP) consultation dates

There is a consultation by the Council for what the shape of our beloved King Edward Memorial Park (KEMP) will be after Thames Tideway have finished trashing it completed their work to build the Thames Supersewer.Work in our park will begin on the supersewer in 2017 and run for about three and half years. Consultation timetableThe consultation […]

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FOI 13186 Shadwell Basin and KEMP response

FOI 13186 Shadwell Basin and KEMP response

Citing some lame excuse about becoming a parent or some such trifling detail and his website not working the local planning legend that is Pootling Paul has asked that we publish this response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request he made.Well if the mayor is going all transparent then who are we to buck this […]

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Updates on the shafting of King Edward Memorial Park

Updates on the shafting of King Edward Memorial Park

Very good post from our local Conservative Party on the forthcoming destruction of King Edward Memorial Park. You can read the original post here.Here are some edited highlights from the meeting St. Katharine’s & Wapping Conservatives had with the Thames Tunnel suits.They have requested clarification on these points: The exact configuration of the park (sports […]

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London super sewer ‘waste of money’ says Binnie

By on November 27, 2014 in Save King Edward Memorial Park with 1 Comment
London super sewer ‘waste of money’ says Binnie

Professor Chris Binnie, who led the original assessment of the London super sewer, is quoted in the Guardian newspaper as saying that  “The tunnel will do what it says it will do. But it is almost certainly a stupendous waste of money for very limited benefit”.“Since the tunnel was chosen, in the intervening 10 years, technology […]

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