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Save King Edward Memorial Park from eight meter high Towers of Doom

Save King Edward Memorial Park from eight meter high Towers of Doom

Save KEMP campaigners installed an eight meter high ‘Tower of Doom’ in King Edward Memorial Park this weekend to show how Thames Water’s supersewer ventilation shafts would ruin the park [...]

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Hermitage Primary School poetry performance to Save KEMP – 7th Dec 2012

Hermitage Primary School poetry performance to Save KEMP – 7th Dec 2012

Year 5 children from Hermitage Primary school in Wapping will stage a poetry performance in King Edward Memorial Park at 2pm on Friday 7th December [...]

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The fight to save King Edward Memorial Park – continues

The fight to save King Edward Memorial Park – continues

The community may not have been out protesting on the streets, but the fight to save King Edward Memorial Park (KEMP) from destruction by Thames Water’s supersewer is as strong as ever [...]

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Not the beginning of the end – the fight to ‘Save KEMP’ continues

Not the beginning of the end – the fight to ‘Save KEMP’ continues

Last Thursday, 14th June, 100 local residents turned up at a public meeting to challenge Thames Water on it’s decision to use King Edward Memorial Park foreshore as a ‘super sewer’ construction site. “Their decision is a setback – but the fight is not over by a long shot!” [...]

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Thames Water public meeting at 7pm on 14th June

Thames Water public meeting at 7pm on 14th June

Thames Water invite the Wapping, Shadwell and Limehouse communities to a public meeting on 14rd June and explain their decision to destroy King Edward Memorial Park [...]

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King Edward Memorial Park set for destruction by Thames Water

King Edward Memorial Park set for destruction by Thames Water

Despite fierce opposition Thames Water has announced that it will still be building on King Edward VII Memorial Park (KEMP). Shadwell Park will be used by Thames Water as a building site for the supersewer, destroying the character of the park forever and causing huge disruption for seven years [...]

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“Occupy” occupy a flower bed in KEMP as a protest against …er, flowers? (updated)

“Occupy” occupy a flower bed in KEMP as a protest against …er, flowers? (updated)

A small group claiming to be part of Occupy London put up six tents in King Edward Memorial Park (KEMP) in Wapping yesterday, upsetting the community by erecting tents on the wildflower and memorial garden [...]

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Local children present Save KEMP petition to Thames Water

Local children present Save KEMP petition to Thames Water

The signatures of 10,514 East Enders petitioning against the destruction of King Edward Memorial Park were presented to Phil Stride from Thames Water on Monday 6 February by children of St Paul’s Primary School [...]

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Thames Water fail to answer questions at super sewer meeting

Thames Water fail to answer questions at super sewer meeting

Thames Water’s evasion tactics at the meeting left locals disappointed, frustrated and more critical than ever about the intransparency of the super sewer site decision making process [...]

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Important Save KEMP update and key January events

Important Save KEMP update and key January events

There is a viable brownfield alternative that costs no more. Join the public meeting with Thames Water and Save KEMP on 12th January to hear their side of the story, before a Q&A session chaired by local MP Jim Fitzpatrick [...]

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10,000 signatures on petition to save King Edward Memorial Park

10,000 signatures on petition to save King Edward Memorial Park

“Will we give up? Never!” says the Save KEMP campaign who share their latest update with us below. The park has not been saved (yet) but GLA member John Biggs says Phase 2 has left the door ajar” to alternatives [...]

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King Edward park STILL under threat

King Edward park STILL under threat

Contrary to what some might believe King Edward Memorial Park (KEMP) is still scheduled for destruction by Thames Water. Last week Thames Water published the findings of Phase One of the Super Sewer consultation process [...]

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Free family Halloween event on 31st October

Free family Halloween event on 31st October

Wapping delights and spooky surprises are order of the day at a free family Halloween afternoon in King Edward Memorial Park on 31st October […]

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Tea, tango and pirates in the park on 10th – 11th September

Tea, tango and pirates in the park on 10th – 11th September

SaveKEMP invite you to a weekend of free fun in King Edward Memorial Park on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September at “Pirates in the Park” and “Tea and Tango in the Park” at this community celebration […]

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Wapping meet Thames Water at Glamis Hall

Wapping meet Thames Water at Glamis Hall

Update from Wapping’s resident action group KEMP following Thames Water’s public meeting at Glamis Hall on 5th January. Support to save King Edward Memorial Park is growing quickly but time is short. KEMP urge everyone to have their say before it’s too late [...]

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Updates on the Wapping super sewer

Updates on the Wapping super sewer

An update on the Thames Water Super Sewer proposal and what’s been happening since our 6 December post. What does it really mean for Wapping, Shadwell, Limehouse and King Edward VII Memorial Park? What actually happened at the Thames Tunnel public exhibition? [...]

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A Wapping Super Sewer

A Wapping Super Sewer

Thames Water’s Super Sewer proposal could cost Wapping one of its best parks: King Edward’s VII Memorial Park. Thames Tunnel are holding a Q & A on 13th December 2010 and must receive questions, views and complaints by 14th January. See why residents are opposed and how you can stop it by signing the petition [...]

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