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Cow Bridge, Hackney Marshes: An Accident Waiting to Happen?

Back in 2011/2012, before they were given permission to build the new pavilion at Hackney North Marsh, Hackney Council carried out two ‘risk assessments’ at Cow Bridge. In fact they only chose to assess the risk at the Millfields Road … Continue reading

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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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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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Public Inquiry: Applying to speak/ submit your views

If you objected to common land consent being given for ‘Works on Hackney Marshes’ (two car parks, one on North and one on East Marsh, and pavilion on presently green space) you will have received an email inviting you to speak … Continue reading

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Building on Hackney Marshes: How To Object To Hackney Planning Committee

Please write an email to: planning@hackney.gov.uk Subject: Hackney Marshes (REF 2014/2582) Dear Sir/Madam, [Declare that you wish to object to the plans and introduce how you use the marshes/ will be affected by these proposals] Please cut & paste  the following points (if you … 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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