Tag Archives: North Marsh

Hackney: Going Green or Giving the Green Light to Cars?

Anyone who has followed Save Lea Marshes in the last few years will be aware of our campaign against the planned cricket pavilion for Hackney Marshes, a design which involves building on green space in order to accommodate a large … Continue reading

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Hackney Marshes: Planning Committee Meeting

Update: Hackney Planning Committee voted to pass the amendments, including the removal of the condition to reduce vehicle spaces, subject to a Travel Plan for the whole of Hackney Marshes.  The decision means the car park at North Marsh will … Continue reading

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Public Inquiry Outcome

After June’s public inquiry, we were recently contacted by the Planning Inspector regarding the result. North Marsh pavilion and car park have been granted permission whilst East Marsh car park, retained without approval after the Olympics, has been refused permission, … Continue reading

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Our Response to Mayor Jules Pipe re Petition

We are disappointed with Mayor Jules Pipe’s response to our petition. The reply does not address the key demand of the petition, that Hackney Council withdraw their own application for two car parks and a pavilion on presently green space. … Continue reading

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Spin Doctors Employed to ‘Remake the Marshes’

London Borough of Hackney hire planning spindoctors Firstplan to give themselves permission to build on Marshes. Hackney Council are again spending thousands on planning consultants Firstplan, to mastermind the charade of obtaining planning permission from themselves for two new car parks … Continue reading

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