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New Film: The Waterworks

Thank you so much to Sheridan Flynn for creating and directing this short film about the proposed festival on the Waterworks meadow, next to the Waterworks Nature Reserve, for the next three years. No matter what happens this year, we … Continue reading

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The LVRPA has revealed its true colours at last…

Let’s tell them how we feel! By Abigail Woodman I appreciate there is a great deal going on at the moment, and that this is a time of great uncertainty for us all. But if you want to direct your … Continue reading

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Want to oppose the ice centre planning application? Here’s how.

  The Lee Valley Regional Park Authority (LVRPA) wants to replace the current ice centre on Lea Bridge Road with a building that is almost twice the size. If planning permission is granted, it means we will loose precious Metropolitan … Continue reading

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The Lee Valley Park: What went wrong? Nous Accusons.

In the beginning…   Three quarters of a century ago, as war was drawing to a close, the wartime coalition government published Professor Abercrombie’s Greater London Plan. Abercrombie saw the open spaces of the Lea Valley as a great opportunity … Continue reading

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OBJECT to ‘unparalleled’ noise next to the Waterworks Nature Reserve

Object to a loud dance music festival at the Waterworks! If you think, like we do, that a festival that aims to ‘deliver the volume and sound pressure proper dance music deserves’ is inappropriate next door to a nature reserve … Continue reading

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Campaigners reveal vision for wild swimming in Waltham Forest

Save Lea Marshes and CPRE London have joined forces to campaign to transform the historic filter beds on Lea Bridge Road, once used by Thames Water, into a place for wild swimming. Campaigner Harry Hewat said, I’ve always been shocked by how dislocated this landscape … Continue reading

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Help Make Lea Bridge Waterworks A Wild Haven!

After a really successful community meeting at the Waterworks on 16th September, we are delighted to announce our vision for the Lea Bridge Waterworks site (formerly the Thames Water Depot): a place protected from development and opened up to public … Continue reading

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