Monthly Archives: January 2017

Monthly Archives: January 2017

Cash Secured for Dock Heritage

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As any good Wapping resident knows, our ward is imbued with the memory of its past as a working dock area processing cargo into London. That rich docking history manifests itself in old warehouses now converted into flats, docks long since transformed into leisure spaces (whether St Katharine Docks or the Ornamental Canal), evocative street and pub names, riverside steps to former wharves and the remains of heavy brick walls that used to protect cargo from thieves. It has long …

Bird Table for Wapping Rose Garden?

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A little bird told me (boooooo) about the parakeets nesting in Wapping Rose Garden, and wondered if the council might install a bird table for them. This is their reply: Dear Councillor Dockerill Enquiry regarding: ME – Parakeets Nesting in Wapping Rose Garden In response to your query received on 5th December 2016, I have discussed the idea of installing a bird table in Wapping Rose Gardens with the Council’s Biodiversity Officer, John Archer. He advises that hanging feeders of …

Tideway Project – Latest Info

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A community working group has now been set up by Tideway so that local residents can contribute to and be kept abreast of the plans for King Edward Memorial Park (KEMP). NB – For those not yet in the know, KEMP is to be affected over the coming few years by works to build London’s new super sewer. I’ve posted about this before so you might want to have a look through this site for further info. All the documents from …