Millfields Road Toilets Block – Latest on Planning

This site, on the junction of Millfields and Mildenhall Road, was the subject of a post on this web-site, on 30 March, 2011. For full information on the application (No’s 2011/0062 & 2011/0094) see the post, and also Hackney Council’s planning section on their web-site – http://apps.hackney.gov.uk/servapps/Northgate/PlanningExplorer/generalsearch.aspx In brief, a planning application was submitted in January 2011, to demolish the...

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The Clapton Festival – Update (An All Inclusive Right Royal East End Hullaballoo!)

Further to the posting on this web-site on 18 Feb, this year, some exciting events and activities for this year’s Clapton Festival have been taking shape. As a reminder, this will be taking place on the weekend of 16 & 17 June 2012, with one or two events happening in the lead up to these dates. It is planned for this...

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Reminder: Hackney Council – Consultation on a Planning Guidance Document

As per the posting on this web-site from April 3, this is a reminder of Hackney Council’s ‘Clapton Community Evening’ next week, at 7.30pm, on Tuesday, 24th April, at the B-Six Sixth Form College, by the roundabout at the junction of Lea Bridge Road and Upper Clapton Road. The purpose of the evening is for the community to talk to the...

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Hackney Council – Consultation on a Planning Guidance Document

London Borough of Hackney are holding a Community Evening regarding a ‘Lower Clapton Road, Planning Guidance Document’ that they are undertaking to produce.  (Please see attachment with full details for printing off  and displaying for your wider community – Clapton Planning Brief Community Evening Poster) This document will focus on the former Clapton Cinematograph Theatre and it’s immediate environment, an area bounded by...

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229 Lower Clapton Road – Planning Application and update

In 2011, the Ethiopian Orthodox Church purchased the former cinema building at 229 Lower Clapton Road, E5. A planning application has now been submitted (Planning Application 2011/3486). The closing date for comments is shown as Feb 27, 2012, but we understand that comments are actually still being accepted. Anyone wanting to make a comment on this application can find full...

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The Clapton Conference General Meeting – Agenda

As per the post from last week, tonight is the General Meeting for the Clapton Conference. Details and the Agenda are as follows: Monday, February, 27 7.00 – 9.00pm St John Ambulance Hall, Mildenhall Road, E5 Agenda: Topics to be covered in this meeting:  Olympics – parking zone Proposed staff reductions at Clapton and Homerton rail stations Community First Panel...

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The Clapton Mile Festival – June 16 & 17 2012

Further to the success of last year’s Clapton Festival, which arose out of the Clapton Conference (see link for 5 minute film of festival – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QwCP0co_UCY ) The Clapton Mile Festival will be taking place on the weekend of 16 & 17 June 2012.   Planning is in the preliminary stages with some events already confirmed – Music Stage at Clapton Square, Heritage Walk,...

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The Community First Programme – Introduction

Around £30,000 has become available to be given out over four years in small grants – more details later as to deadlines for bids and funding criteria. This is being administered by the Community Development Foundation (CDF) and Clapton Pond Neighbourhood Action Group (CPNAG) are acting as what will be know as the the Panel Partner for the Leabridge Ward.

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The Clapton Conference – New Dates Update

The date for the next Clapton Conference meeting has been set as follows, with information regarding later ones below: This is for the General Meeting (the one for everyone; to find out what is happening across the area and possibly raise issues of concern. Officers and councillors have been invited to answer questions, or to direct people to those who...

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