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King Edward Memorial Park (KEMP) Masterplan

King Edward Memorial Park (KEMP) Masterplan

Content on this page is copied from the King Edward Memorial Park (KEMP) Masterplan. Links to original documents below. IntroductionThe masterplan for King Edward Memorial Park (KEMP) was commissioned by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets (LBTH) in Spring 2016 as a blueprint for improvements under the Thames Tideway Tunnel (Tideway) project’s £3.1 million Section […]

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King Edward Memorial Park (KEMP) meeting 2nd November

King Edward Memorial Park (KEMP) meeting 2nd November

The next meeting of the King Edward Memorial Park Community Liaison Working Group will be on Thursday 2 November at 19:00 so why not pop along and see what is happening to your park?Community Liaison Working Group? Wassat? Wositt working wiv? All good questions! Read on.The King Edward Memorial Park Foreshore Community Liaison Working Group […]

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First trees felled in King Edward Memorial Park

First trees felled in King Edward Memorial Park

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

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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Invasion of King Edward Memorial Park by Thames Water begins

Invasion of King Edward Memorial Park by Thames Water begins

By on January 22, 2017 in Save King Edward Memorial Park with 0 Comments

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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King Edward Memorial Park (KEMP) update from Thames Tideway Tunnel

King Edward Memorial Park (KEMP) update from Thames Tideway Tunnel

By on October 31, 2016 in Save King Edward Memorial Park with 0 Comments

The main works contractor for the Thames Tideway Tunnel will start the main enabling works (including hoarding around the site, creating an access road and mobilizing the site team) in King Edward Memorial Park in January 2017.A joint venture of experienced tunnelling contractors: Costain Ltd., VINCI Construction Grands Projets and Bachy Soletanche will deliver the […]

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