Tag Archives: Waterworks

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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The LVRPA has revealed its true colours at last…

Let’s tell them how we feel! By Abigail Woodman I appreciate there is a great deal going on at the moment, and that this is a time of great uncertainty for us all. But if you want to direct your … 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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OBJECT to ‘unparalleled’ noise next to the Waterworks Nature Reserve

Object to a loud dance music festival at the Waterworks! If you think, like we do, that a festival that aims to ‘deliver the volume and sound pressure proper dance music deserves’ is inappropriate next door to a nature reserve … Continue reading

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NOT SHINING A LIGHT ON OUR WILDLIFE

While no-one is suggesting a city such as London should be without the necessary light required for access and safety, the amount of unnecessary light is increasing and this is a serious issue for our wildlife. Guidance on artificial lighting from the Bat Conservation Trust is intended to raise awareness … Continue reading

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Bearing Witness

Yesterday, Save Lea Marshes bore witness to the Lee Valley Regional Park’s continued attempts to commodify our open green spaces. We went to look at the temporary campsite at the Waterworks Centre. What shocked me most was the infrastructure. The … 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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