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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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60 The Highway Public Consultation Event 10th February

60 The Highway Public Consultation Event 10th February

By on February 4, 2015 in Planning with 0 Comments

There is to be a public consultation event regarding the proposed redevelopment of the Alan Day Volkswagen Garage/Sales room at 60 The Highway on 10th February between 2pm – 8pm. PR BlurbThe PR blurb says: “… this will provide a new showroom and servicing facilities for VW, a small convenience shop and residential properties above. An outline planning application is being […]

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London super sewer ‘waste of money’ says Binnie

London super sewer ‘waste of money’ says Binnie

By on November 27, 2014 in Save King Edward Memorial Park with 1 Comment

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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Wapping High Street development to create 42 new homes

Wapping High Street development to create 42 new homes

By on October 15, 2014 in Planning with 0 Comments

Just when you thought it was safe to read the Tower Hamlets Planning Application Register – another building development in Wapping! This one is 125-129 Wapping High Street, 13-15 Cinnamon Street and 14-15 Clegg Street. And a bit of Clave Street. No idea where that is? Directly opposite the current development next to the Overground Station. Consultation […]

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London Dock public meeting today Tuesday 23rd September 5-8 PM

London Dock public meeting today Tuesday 23rd September 5-8 PM

There is rumour of a London Dock meeting / drop-in session for Wapping residents on Tuesday 23rd September 5-8 PM. We say ‘rumour’ as there is nothing to be seen on the London Dock consultation website although residents adjacent to the site (e.g. Quay 430) have been sent a letter.If someone could email Love Wapping a copy […]

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