Year: 2021

Fairlop Waters Site of Importance for Nature Conservation (SINC) – Overflow Car Park

The following is an Open Letter sent by Chris Gannaway Borough Rep for London Wildlife Trust to Matthew Essex of London Borough of Redbridge Council. The land used is designated as a Site of Importance for Nature Conservation (SINC) in the local development plan. Dear Matthew, I have been back through the email threads on …

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PRESS RELEASE – Consultation or Con? – Our Future Fairlop Waters

Aldborough Hatch Defence Association (AHDA) ———————————————————————————- PRESS RELEASE————————————————————————— For immediate release                                                                                     21/7/2021 Consultation or con? Jenny Chalmers (AHDA) has been attending the Fairlop Waters Phase 2 consultation on its regeneration for the last few weeks and at the last meeting on Monday 19th July was feeling very hopeful that the final vision statement appeared to …

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Fairlop Waters Consultation – Vision Principles

The latest Fairlop Waters Consultation Meeting introduced the ‘Vision Principles‘ and asked that the consultation members ask 3 people (outside of the consultation group) their views on these principles. Are they going in the right direction? if you would like to comment please use the Contact Us or Private Message on our FB page. The …

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Damage to Nature Reserve by development? – Bawdsey Ave

Local residents and AHDA have raised concerns over a recent development at Bawdsey Avenue for several months. We have been in contact with the Planning Dept, Enforcement team and Fairlop Gravel Working Party. In the last week Wes Streeting’s office contacted AHDA for an update due to reports sent to them. They have also contacted …

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Fairlop Waters Consultation – Phase 2 – First meeting

AHDA attended Phase 2 Fairlop Waters Extension Consultation 24/5/21 The council has not made it clear what the timescale for this development is. The attendees seemed to be under the impression that it was all going to happen soon and didn’t realise there was still gravel extraction going on for at least another 10 years. …

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Litter Pick 2021

UPDATE** Jenny’s letter in the ILFORD RECORDER On Saturday, 22nd May, 23 local residents turned up to the annual , “Clean Up the Hatch’ morning organised by the Aldborough Hatch Defence Association (AHDA). They concentrated on our green areas including, footpaths, shrubberies, ditches and nature reserves and despite the rain and wind, managed to collect …

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