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Summer Fun 9th July

Wood Street First Summer Fun WIld West Day on 9th July.  Come and share in the fun with your local community.

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Reminders of last month’s Plaza playground reopening

Our community once again got together to celebrate the reopening of the play park in the Wood Street Plaza on 19 April. Here are some reminders (or perhaps a flavour of what you missed).

It all began quietly.

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Date change for plaza park reopening party: 19 April (not 12)

Well, the best laid plans…

We hear from Waltham Forest Council that the revamped play area may not quite be finished on 12 April after all. So the Wood Street First events committee have bitten the bullet and rearranged the event for the following Saturday, 19 April.Calendar dates 12 Apr crossed out, and 19 April That is all. Everything else is just as we said in our previous post.


Plaza park reopening party on 19 April (not 12)

The good news is that, after a long wait, the refurbished Wood Street Plaza park and play area will be re-opened on Saturday 12th 19th April 2014. Please note the date change!

And the even better news is: Wood Street First’s events committee is organising a party from 12 noon to 3pm to celebrate!

The official ceremonials will be performed by clown, balloonist and magician Uncle Rabbie (star of several recent Wood Street Plaza celebrations). Rabbie will be joined by mascots Minnie & Mickey.

Robbie the clown

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Consultation event for Wood Street Plaza and playground

Plaza playgroundThere will be a consultation event this Wednesday (23rd Jan 2013) about the proposals to make further improvements to the Wood Street Plaza and playground.  The meeting will be at Bonito’s Cafe (formerly Carter’s) on the Plaza, Wood Street, E17, from 6 to 8 pm.

A previous post on this site gave information about the plans and consultation, which is being carried out for London Borough of Waltham Forest. The improvements are being funded by the Outer London Fund from the Mayor of London.

Have your say over plans for Wood Street Plaza and playground

playground consultation posterLondon Borough of Waltham Forest is now consulting on proposals to provide further improvements to the Wood Street Plaza and playground.  The Council and East Architecture are now inviting your views from 17 December 2012 until 25 January 2013.

These improvements are part of the Outer London Fund. This fund, alongside funding from Transport for London, has already enabled public realm improvements to be made to the length of Wood Street and the Plaza.

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