Sunday 11 March 2012

Yesterday's Save Leyton Marsh Rally

Yesterday afternoon, local people in Leyton held a rally against the enclosure of Leyton Marsh for the Olympics, which resonates with our own campaign in defence of Wanstead Flats.

Waltham Forest council has granted planning permission for the construction of a temporary Basketball training centre on the Marshes and work has already begun. The newly established campaign is seeking a judicial review, which as we know is a difficult process, especially when the courts are reluctant to stand in the way of the Olympics juggernaut. Anyway, this is what Wanstead Flats will look like from June - only with 11 foot high fencing. Here are some photos:

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