Delivery

Since 2018 much has been delivered in Limehouse ward by Cllr James King, Mayor John Biggs and Limehouse residents. Some of the highlights include:

Across Limehouse£170,000 investment from council delivered to improve appointment booking system
Campaigned with parents for the school to remain in public sector
Petitioned the council with residents to sort missed bin collections
Suppporting residents and local charities through Covid-19 pandemic
Roche & St Vincent’s EstatesHelped establish a new Tenants & Residents Association
CCTV installed to tackle drug dealing hotspot outside health centre
New trees planted on Gill Street
Gerda Gates installed next to Bethlehem House
New lifts installed in Padstow House
Commercial Road, Three Colt Street and Gill StreetBrought One Housing Group Chief Operating Officer to blocks to meet residents and sort housing issues
Bottom of Three Colt Street closed to tackle ASB
Co-ordinated community response to stabbings on Three Colt Street
Campaigned against planning permission for 30 storey hotel at 82 West India Dock Road
Campaigned for more social housing at Sailmakers Development site
Campaigned against overtall hotel next to Our Lady Immaculate church
£250,000 funding secured to improve pedestrian crossing at Commercial Road
Milligan Street and Three Colt StreetPublic Space Protection Order extended down Milligan Street
Bottom of Three Colt Street closed to tackle car based anti-social behaviour
Ropemakers FieldsPublic Space Protection Order introduced in 2018 and renewed in 2021
New play equipment installed
New trees and diverse flowers planted
New signage installed
Resurfaced Ropemakers Fields tennis courts
Limehouse Basin and Horseferry RoadProtecting open water on the Basin from additional pontoons
£200k investment secured for St James Gardens Park
Brought Newlon Directors to their blocks to listen to residents and sort housing issues
Petitioned City Hall to designate Branch Road site as open green space
Barleymow EstateSupporting residents affected by the structural work at Malting & Brewster Houses
Campaigning for the Environment Agency to replace trees on Barleycorn Way
Supporting residents affected by water ingress in Kiln Court
New door entry systems at Oast Court
Narrow StreetNew energy efficient street lights installed
Campaigned for Electric Vehicle charging point installation
Working with developments to keep riverside accesss open and safe
Funding secured to improve Thames Path
LED street lighting installed on Northey Street to deter car based anti-social behaviour
Rectory Gardens and Wharf LaneNew wildflower planting in Rectory Gardens
Community cleanup day organised with council
New signage and flower planting
Benches attracting late night noise removed
Brought Chief Executive of THCH to Earl Attlee court to meet residents and sort housing issues
Campaigned for more patrols to tackle Anti-social behaviour under railway arches

Click here to see our priorities for Limehouse from 2022-2026

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