Tag Archives: MOL

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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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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Our Official Response to the New Local Plan: Direction of Travel

Dear London Borough of Waltham Forest, We are writing in response to your ‘New Local Plan – Direction of Travel’ document and the response it has elicited from the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority (LVRPA). We have not read the … Continue reading

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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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Car Wash Appeals Planning Decision: Please Act!

The London Borough of Waltham Forest (LBWF) refused planning permission for a car wash on Metropolitan Open Land near the Lee Valley Ice Rink. The applicant has appealed the decision and we are asking as many people as possible to … Continue reading

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