Category Archives: Leyton Marshes

Waltham Forest Council Refuse To Debate Waterworks Development

Council refuse to debate issues raised by Leyton Marshes petition in Full Council Meeting If a petition reaches 4000 signatures Waltham Forest Council say they will debate it in Full Council. Yet, Abigail Woodman, the person who organised the petition … Continue reading

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LVRPA Officially Respond to ‘Eastside Vision’: Conceding Little Ground on Waterworks Plans

The day after we handed in our large petition to Waltham Forest Council, we received a copy of the official letter that has been written by Shaun Dawson, Chief Executive of the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority, to the council … Continue reading

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A ‘Consensus’ Without a Vote: How the LVRPA Waved Through Selling Off Waterworks

Around 15 objectors attended the special meeting of the Lea Valley Regional Park Authority to consider Waltham Forest’s Eastside Vision document which included the proposal to build housing on the Waterworks site at Leyton Marsh. The LVRPA had deliberately moved … Continue reading

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Update on Decisions by LVRPA re Waterworks

The Land and Property Strategy that over two hundred people had asked the Authority Members to oppose passed today, without a vote being taken on the issue, as the Chair argued none was required. Save Lea Marshes spoke powerfully against … Continue reading

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Lee Valley Park Plan to ‘Dispose of’ Waterworks To Fund New Ice Centre!

Up until today we thought the plans to rezone part of Leyton marshes for housing came from Waltham Forest Council, and were hoping that the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority (LVRPA) – the organisation that owns the land on our … Continue reading

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Stop Council’s Plan to Build Flats on Leyton Marshes

Please sign this petition against Waltham Forest’s proposals to build flats on the Waterworks, Leyton Marshes: https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/stop-the-council-s-plan-to-build-on-leyton-marshes We love the Lower Lea Valley marshes (Leyton marshes, Walthamstow marshes and Hackney marshes). We love having such an amazing, unique, open green … 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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