POST-SCRIPT TO SPECIAL NOVEMBER SUPPLEMENT

FORMER LONDON CHEST HOSPITAL 1. The developers have recently submitted their planning application to Tower Hamlets. The proposed ten-storey block has been reduced to seven storeys, and the proposed seven-storey blocks are now between five and six storeys. Instead of 395 there are now 340 units. The developers are holding separate meeting with groups and […]

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FORMER LONDON CHEST HOSPITAL

EEWG: SPECIAL OCTOBER NEWSLETTER Bethnal Green London E2 9JX In November 2015, the Victorian Society applied for the former hospital to be listed. The following month, Historic England received an application, on behalf of Circle Housing and Crest Nicholson, for a Certificate of Immunity from Listing. Both applications were considered by HE but the second […]

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SPECIAL NEWSLETTER February 2016

EAST END WATERWAY GROUP COUNCIL-OWNED BUILDINGS FOR SALE AND DEMOLITION IN TOWER HAMLETS Mayor John Biggs and his Cabinet agreed on 3 November 2015 to dispose of several council-owned buildings to finance a new Civic Centre at the old London Hospital, to replace the present Town Hall, which has to be vacated by 2020. Most if […]

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EEWG NEWSLETTER DECEMBER No2

EAST END WATERWAY GROUP  SECOND NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2015 LAST CHANCE TO SAVE THE FISH ISLAND & WHITE POST LANE CONSERVATION AREA Fears were expressed in the first December Newsletter about the Bream Street application being prepared for approval at the December meeting of the LLDC Planning Committee. As feared, the application for seven new buildings on a […]

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EAST END WATERWAY GROUP – NEWSLETTER July 2015

  EAST END WATERWAY GROUP NEWSLETTER July 2015   ANOTHER MAJOR THREAT TO THE FISH ISLAND AND WHITE POST LANE CONSERVATION AREA We understand that the applicant at Swan Wharf has now decided to postpone the application for about twelve months.  As you know, the applicant wants to demolish most of the three-storey stable block. […]

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EAST END WATERWAY GROUP – NEWSLETTER June 2015

NEWSLETTER June 2015 Swan Wharf Update The application (14/00262/FUL) will not be going to the LLDC planning committee in June as previously understood.  Nor in July or August (committee does not meet in August), so September is a possibility. Discussions with English Heritage are still ongoing and we understand that the applicant is obliged to […]

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NEWSLETTER JANUARY 2015

EAST END WATERWAY GROUP NEWSLETTER JANUARY 2015 PRESS RELEASE INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE ASSETS AT RISK IN HACKNEY WICK AND FISH ISLAND   Despite extending the ‘industrial’ conservation areas in Hackney Wick (LB Hackney) and Fish Island (LB Tower Hamlets) and identifying industrial buildings and structures both inside and outside the conservation areas as non-designated heritage assets, the […]

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WATERWAY GROUP – DECEMBER 2014 NEWSLETTER 3

FORMER IRON SHIPBUILDER’S FORGE WESTFERRY ROAD E14 Please read the attached letter written on behalf of EEWG. Fortunately, there have been a substantial number of local objections to the proposed change of use so the application will be determined by the development committee. The EEWG letter may well be the first to raise conservation issues […]

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