Category Archives: Lea Marshes

Amended Lea Valley Eastside Vision waved through by Cabinet

The Cabinet at the London Borough of Waltham Forest have waved through the amended Lea Valley Eastside Vision. Although there are some things to celebrate about the amended plan, there are still serious problems with it. Waltham Forest should be … Continue reading

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Planning Application Finally Submitted for Free Schools on MOL

A planning application has finally been submitted for two ‘free’ schools run by an Academy chain on Lea Bridge Road. If the application is approved, the primary and secondary school will be constructed on Metropolitan Open Land which is historically … Continue reading

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Beating of the Bounds 2017!

Save Lea Marshes (SLM) is organising a walk following the ancient tradition of “Beating the Bounds”. Revived in the 1990s by the New Lammas Lands Defence Committee, “Beating the Bounds” involves blessing the boundaries of the area following pagan and … Continue reading

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Our Campaigns Work – Be Part of Them!

It is certainly a difficult political environment for protecting open public spaces and it would be easy to become overwhelmed or despondent about the level of encroachment and development of our protected land in the capital. However, we would like … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Developers of MOL at Thames Water Depot Site

This is an open letter from a local resident in response to the plans to develop the current Thames Depot site (pictured above) on Lea Bridge Road into two free schools:   1) Good schools are part of their local … Continue reading

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Leyton Marsh: Our Red Line for Development!

It has recently been revealed that Leyton Marsh is regarded by the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority as the preferred site for a new ‘double-pad’ ice centre. This is the development we have been suspecting and fearing was in the … Continue reading

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