Category Archives: Marsh Lane Fields

Council ignores planning permission in rush to build Marsh Lane bridge folly

Waltham Forest Council has rushed to begin work in breach of planning conditions on the highly controversial new bridge at Marsh Lane Fields – on which they plan to squander more than £250K on a cosmetic replacement for the existing, … Continue reading

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Waltham Forest Council To Demolish Nearly New Pedestrian Bridge to Make Park ‘More Visible’

At Marsh Lane, Leyton E10, the hundreds of kids and parents going daily to and from the newly-built Lammas School currently have the advantage of a dedicated pedestrian-only bridge over the Dagenham Brook. This leaves the parallel roadway bridge clear … Continue reading

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Council concealed flood risk of the Marsh Lane Bridge

The London Borough of Waltham Forest’s oversized and unnecessary replacement bridge over the Dagenham Brook will increase flood risk to nearby properties, and needs additional expensive and environmentally damaging mitigation works – a fact concealed from the public during the … Continue reading

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Announcement of New Marsh Lane Fields Bridge

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Serious shortcomings in Marsh Lane Bridge Consultation and Plan

The planning officers report relating to the proposal for demolition of two sound bridges and replacement by one heavy goods bridge at Marsh Lane Fields can be found here:  https://saveleytonmarsh.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/26032013-planning-committee-item-49-marsh-lane-bridge.pdf There are many issues with this scheme and the release … Continue reading

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Update on Marsh Lane Fields Bridge Proposals

By Katy Andrews I expect everyone knows by now that a planning application is due to be dealt with by LBWF Planning Committee on Tues evening, 26.3.13, that would entail the removal of a “safe routes to school” dedicated cycle/pedestrian … Continue reading

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URGENT: Please Submit Objection to Further Attack on Metropolitan Open Land

PHOTO SHOOT: Tuesday 5th March by the Dagenham Brook Bridge(next to Eton Manor cottage, where the plaque is that commemorates the 1892 Lammas Day mass direct action) in Marsh Lane. We have just learnt of plans by Waltham Forest Council, … Continue reading

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