Last year a planning application was submitted to create London’s largest concrete and asphalt factory – right at the centre of the Olympic Park, and right opposite our homes.
This development would have a dramatic impact on the local area and residents, creating three concrete batching plants and an asphalt production plant next to heavily used green space.
The proposed plants, which will be next door to London Athletics and the new UCL East campus, will run 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with an estimated 900 heavy vehicles coming and going daily.
A group called the Olympic Park Coalition for Responsible Development (OPCRD), made up of people who live and work in the Bow-Wick Lane-Fish Island-Stratford community has been set up to fight this proposal and they need your support.
We plan to discuss this at the next residents’ association meeting on 17 September at Bow Church.
The proposal is scheduled for review before the London Legacy Development Corporation’s (LLDC) planning committee as early as 27 September. The LLDC has the final decision on whether the plants will go ahead.
Full details of the planning application can be found on the LLDC site at this link (planning application reference: 15/00368/FUL)