Monthly Archives: June 2016

Monthly Archives: June 2016

A bit of clarification on the lido

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Wapping residents may be aware that plans have surfaced over the past few months for an outdoor swimming lido to be installed at Brussels Wharf, Shadwell Basin. However there is confusion as to precisely who owns the site, and who is putting forward these proposals. As such, I thought it would be helpful if I clarify what I have managed to ascertain as one of our ward’s two local councillors. There are two groups looking at this idea. First, is …

Our local bridge – closed for three months

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Tower Bridge is to close for essential maintenance work from 1 October to 30 December. This will, of course, be a major headache for Wapping residents, but pedestrian access will largely be maintained and I guess we don’t want our favourite river crossing to crumble into the Thames… Here are all the details so we can all be as prepared as poss: Closure of Tower Bridge for Essential Maintenance work The City of London Corporation are planning major essential maintenance …