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Planning Inspectorate to throw light on Heckford brownfield option

The Planning Inspectorate (PINS) have sent out letters to those registered as ‘Interested Parties’ advising them of the Examination schedule and key matters for consideration for the Thames Tideway Tunnel (Super Sewer). The Inspectors have advised that they wish to examine the rational used by Thames Water for the selection of King Edward Park over [...]

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Money Down the Drain – remind you of anyone?

Save KEMP was pleased to get an email from George Turner about a report he has published about the water industry entitled ”Water Down the Drain: Getting a better deal for consumers from the water industry”. This is now required reading for everyone at Save KEMP HQ.  You may well already have read the national press [...]

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Come and meet Nick Tennant and the Thames Water team!

Go on, you know you want to! We know he would love to meet you… After all Thames Water like to say ‘we are listening’ so it would be rude not to come and say hello, wouldn’t it? Public meeting 7.30pm 12th Jan 2012 St Paul’s Shadwell 302 The Highway, E1W 3DH Thames Water has organised a public [...]

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Glamis Estate Xmas bash does Save KEMP proud!

Glamis Estate residents turned out at their hall in their finest attire on Saturday night for the annual Christmas Party.   Cable Street’s own fairy grotto The hall was glittering and twinkling like a fairy grotto, the music was pumping and the drinks flowing.   The atmosphere was very merry, and with the free bar, so were [...]

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The Merry Kempers sang!


100 Merry Kempers braved a chilly winter’s night on Saturday in a public and festive display of unity and common purpose.  Our regal bandstand With hot chocolate and mince pies to fend off the cold, they gathered around our regal bandstand.  Canon Michael Ainsworth from St George-in-the East lead the proceedings with a poignant poem [...]

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Letter from Professor David Smith

Dr David Smith runs a business consultancy in East London and is a Professor at the University of Hertfordshire Business School. He holds a doctorate in Organisational Psychology from the University of London and is the author of two books and numerous articles on effective evidence based organisational decision- making. He is passionate about preserving [...]

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Save KEMP’s second fundraiser a quiet success

Supporters dropping in to SaveKEMP’s second fundraiser found a friendly, neighbourly atmosphere – together with up-to-date information about Thames Water’s proposals for Phase 2 of the “Super Sewer” consultation.  Thanks to Wapping Vineyard The event was again hosted by a long-standing friend of the campaign, Wapping Vineyard in Garnet Street, Wapping.  Prior commitments to attend [...]

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Greg Hands busts Thames Water super sewer myths

Greg Hands, MP for Chelsea and Fulham, has come up with an interesting piece in his latest news bulletin which demolishes some of the myths that Thames Water likes to peddle about it’s super sewer. Here is what Mr Hands has to say: The super sewer will only stop 18 million tonnes of discharge, not [...]

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KEMP wins QE2 Fields Challenge – and then some!


It’s official! We won! 1,639 votes = most votes in UK An incredible 1,639 votes means that KEMP (King Edward Memorial Park) got more votes than any other participating open space in the Queen Elizabeth II Fields Challenge in the whole of the UK.  One has to wonder that if the people of the East [...]

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Save KEMP fundraiser 2nd December

Help boost our fighting fund! Save KEMP fundraiser 2nd December 19:00 – 22:00 Wapping Vineyard, 69 Garnet St, Wapping, E1W 3QS [Google maps link]  Come and join us, have fun and help us boost our fighting fund! Wapping Vineyard, a long-time supporter, is hosting this event. £5 from Wapping Vineyard or Free Trade Wharf in [...]

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