Monthly Archives: February 2016

Monthly Archives: February 2016

Rat Running Through Wapping – Report It!

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One of the biggest issues that residents are writing to me about at the moment is the use of Wapping as a rat run, particularly in morning rush hour and by commuter coaches and HGVs. I have raised this on numerous occasions with the council, and in person with the Mayor, suggesting higher visibility traffic patrols in the morning. This has not led to visible improvements yet although I think we are beginning to get some action with better signage …

Tobacco Dock

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In October 2012, Tobacco Dock was relaunched as a dedicated venue for conferences, events, parties and fairs. This has brought new life to a much-loved Wapping building but can at times lead to disruption and disturbance to residents by patrons of the events and from loud music. I received a small number of complaints about a motorcycle event in June 2014 and had a meeting with Tobacco Dock to discuss how they could improve their management and relationship with residents. …

Royal Mint Court Plans, Tower Hill

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Though not strictly in our ward, I thought residents would be interested to see the consultation boards for the redevelopment of the Royal Mint site. Click¬†here For those unfamiliar with the site, it is opposite St Katharine Docks and the Tower of London and is currently dominated by a faceless office development dating from 1989. Nonetheless, this is an important historical site and retains some valuable buildings such as the Grade II listed Johnson Smirke Building, completed in 1809, which …