Monthly Archives: March 2015

Monthly Archives: March 2015

Thames Tideway AKA Super Sewer Works

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I had a meeting last week with the team at Thames Tideway, the new outfit that has been formed to take forward the super sewer project, to discuss works in our ward. For those who aren’t fully initiated when it comes to London’s waterworks, we basically rely on sewerage infrastructure that was built 150 years ago by Sir Joseph Bazalgette. He designed a system that would cope, at its top limit, with the stinky side effects of four million Londoners. There …

20mph Limit Zone Expands in Tower Hamlets

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We’ve just had a notice from the council to advise us that they are having an experimental roll-out of 20mph speed limits across the borough, starting from 13 April 2015. We already have a 20mph zone in Wapping but drivers should be aware that other roads beyond our ward in Tower Hamlets are likely now to be affected. It says that TfL roads (of which the Highway is one) will not be affected.  Details below. Local authorities have an obligation to …

Latest London Dock Newsletter

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London Dock Newsletter March 2015 The London Dock team have just sent out their latest newsletter (click above). It includes the latest on the demolition works and information about the community grants scheme they have launched in conjunction with the East End Community Foundation. It includes a fund for greening our ward so please do apply if you have an idea for a small green project in Wapping that could benefit from such a grant. They will also be starting …

Wapping Spring Round Up

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Spring 2015 Newsletter Wapping See my latest newsletter by clicking on the link above. Alternatively, I paste the relevant text below.