Tag Archives: Leyton Marshes

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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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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Open Letter to the LVRPA Re Future Plans for Leyton Marsh

Dear Authority Member, We have become aware that you are shortly to make a decision about the replacement of the current Lee Valley Ice Centre. We are writing to you in hope that you will take into full consideration the … Continue reading

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1892 and all that: The Riot to Save Leyton Marsh from enclosure

Here is a talk by Katy Andrews, local historian and member of Save Leyton Marsh group, about the events of 1892 when local people forcefully asserted their right to the common land of Leyton Marsh, tearing down the fences erected, … Continue reading

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