East London Waterworks Park
A lovely photo of the Engineer’s House and a double rainbow on the edge of the East London Waterworks Park site, at River Lea by the Lea Bridge, taken by the wonderful Jonathan Perugia The crowdfunder for the East London Waterworks Park is doing brilliantly, but still has a way to go. They need to receive pledges totalling at least...
Planning application for a Lidl on Lower Clapton Road
The Jet garage in Lower Clapton road has a planning application on its site for a Lidl store to be built instead. There’s more information on the Hackney Planning Portal here: https://planningapps.hackney.gov.uk/planning/index.html?fa=getApplication&id=73059
Good Friday Stations of the Cross Walk
Good Friday Stations of the Cross Walk took place in Clapton, organised by Ben Cotterill, Clapton Salvation Army, and Rosemia Brown, St James church, telling the story of the final hours of Jesus, saying prayers and singing hymns and songs. One station was in Clapton Pond.
Could it be, that Spring is here?￼
Spring is like a perhaps hand (which comes carefully out of Nowhere)arranging a window,into which people look(while people stare arranging and changing placing carefully there a strange thing and a known thing here)and changing everything carefully spring is like a perhaps Hand in a window (carefully to and fro moving New and Old things,while people stare carefully moving a perhaps...
Origins of Clapton Square
The name Clapton comes from the Saxon word Clop’ton meaning ‘farm on the Hill’ and was part of the medieval settlement known as Hackney. Agriculture was central to the village economy and the area prospered. Clapton Square sits directly on an ancient drover’s route known as the Black Path. The path was used to move livestock from Waltham Abbey and...
Clapton Pond Neighbourhood Action Group AGM
Monday 7th Feb from 7.30-9.00pm Find out all about CPNAG and what we do and, even, get involved – there are always lots of opportunities to contribute to the community, at all kinds of levels, even during these more restricted times. Following a short business meeting, and election of Committee for the year, we will have the chance to hear...
Licensing Committee decision on Blondies, Lower Clapton Road
Hackney Council’s Licensing Sub-Committee has partially approved the application to vary the premises license at Blondies on Lower Clapton Road with some amendments and additional conditions. Click here for the full decision and supporting documents