Monthly Archives: October 2014

Monthly Archives: October 2014

Red Lion Court – the Developer’s Say

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Further to my earlier articles on Red Lion Court, I paste below correspondence with the developer so that residents can see their position. Dear Julia Thank you again for getting in touch with us about the concerns you have heard from local residents regarding Red Lion Court. We agree with your suggestion that more information should be provided to you so Paul (Knightsbridge Capital) has provided an initial statement, below. I would appreciate it if you could post the statement …

Red Lion Court

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I recently posted on this site information about plans to redevelop Red Lion Court, the old warehouse on Reardon Path near Il Bordello. To read more click http://wappingconservatives.com/uncategorized/consultation-event-on-red-lion-court/#more-4189 The developers held a consultation event to speak to local people about the plans a week or so ago. Following that consultation, a few people got in touch with me to ask questions about the redevelopment, particularly with regard to the developer’s argument that it is not feasible to retain any of the existing building …

John Orwell Centre – Bushes Being Cleared

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A few people have been in touch after noticing that the bushes behind the John Orwell Centre were being cleared. ‘What was Tower Hamlets up to?’, everyone wondered. I’ve asked and have just received the response below. Nothing sinister is going on, it seems, but I’ve taken Lisa up on her kind offer to meet and will be visiting the centre in a couple of weeks’ time to learn more about their plans for the future. 

Alterations to London Dock plans

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For all Wapping planning geeks, some information about proposed changes to the London Dock plans shortly to be submitted. Pasted below is my email correspondence with London Dock MD, Craig Carson. 

Welcoming new citizens to Tower Hamlets

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On Thursday I had the honour of being the Tower Hamlets community representative at our borough’s latest British citizenship ceremony. This ceremony is the final step that new British citizens take once they have been accepted by the Home Office for naturalisation. It is a celebratory event at which new citizens swear an oath of allegiance to the Queen and receive their certificates of naturalisation in front of friends and family. I made the following speech to welcome the new …

Food stalls by Waitrose

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Land Securities have just emailed with an update on the food stalls that will be operating outside Waitrose over the next few months if any residents fancy a tasty snack or lunch. They said they want to continue to support the stalls during the winter as this is their quiet season. Here’s the schedule: