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The Effect of Temporary Events: The Lesson of Leyton Marsh!

These are all images taken on Tuesday 5th March 2013. Leyton Marsh, we were promised, would be returned to its ‘original condition’ in October 2012. These are all effects of a ‘temporary event’ one summer! Advertisements

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Account of third reinstatement works meeting by Abi

Rain stopped play. Or, to be more accurate, a schedule that didn’t allow for rain meant that Porter’s Field Meadow on Leyton Marsh was not returned to us yesterday, 15 October 2012. In fact, when we visited on Friday 12 … Continue reading

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ODA and LVRPA break promise on land handover

The excavated area on Leyton Marsh that outrageously supported the three-storey-high Olympic Games Time Temporary Training basketball courts and tarmac roadway systems will not be ready to return to the landowner Lee Valley Regional Park Authority (LVRPA) by the contracted … Continue reading

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Account of Second Reinstatement Meeting by Abi

It is wonderful to see the building gone at last and to be able to stand on Sandy Lane and look right across Porter’s Field again. There is still heavy machinery on the site, as the work is by no … Continue reading

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Reinstatement Works on Leyton Marsh

This image shows where the contractors took a chunk of top soil to test for asbestos etc. We argued for more sampling right across the pile but they said they had done what was industry standard. To the right the … Continue reading

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