Tower Hamlets Council Cabinet meeting

Decision on whether to go forward to public consultation on the Neighbourhood Plan should be made at the TH Council Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, 19th December, 2017 5.30 p.m. at Mulberry Place. It is open to the public to attend.

Previous Meeting Details

Annual General Meeting & OAPF Presentation Monday 30th October 2017 7pm

The full presentation made at the meeting including the Forum, GLA and LBTH presentation is here

Location: George Green School, 100 Manchester Road, Isle of Dogs, London E14 3DW
Meeting Agenda can be found here and the Formal Notice and Proxy Form can be found here.

GLA officers will present the masterplan they are working on for the Isle of Dogs and South Poplar, called the Opportunity Area Planning Framework…/opportunity…/isle-dogs-and-south

Tower Hamlets Council planning officers made a presentation on the draft Local Plan currently in Regulation 19 public consultation. Cllr Rachel Blake attended as did GLA and TfL Officers.

Drop in sessions were also held at the Canary Wharf Ideas store..
Tuesday 31st October 2017 2pm to 4pm
Saturday 4th November 2017 3pm to 5pm

In total 117 people attended the three meetings

General Meeting Thursday 20th July 7.30pm

Our next General Meeting will be on Thursday 20th July at Seven Mills Primary School, Malabar Street (next to the Barkantine estate) E14 8LY. Doors open 7pm if you want to have a chat, event starts 7.30pm and ends 9pm.

The Mayor of Tower Hamlets John Biggs has suggested (for about a year now) that he should be invited and he will be attending as well.

The main objective will be to review the responses to our Regulation 14 consultation, the proposed amendments to the Neighbourhood Plan, which can be found here and the process for finalising the Plan. We will have a vote in the meeting on the Plan.

The presentation we will be using in the meeting is here 

The Notice & Proxy voting form for the meeting is here notice_and_proxy_for_forum_general_meeting_20th_july_2017.pdf

We will also have a discussion with John Biggs, about a range of issues concerning our community.  Subjects likely to be addressed are fire safety and security, and updates on the Tower Hamlets Local Plan and the GLA’s Opportunity Area Planning Framework.

We will also have drop in sessions at the Canary Wharf Idea store on the following days & times if you cannot make the evening of the 20th;
Friday     21st July 12-2pm
Saturday 22nd July 3-5pm

Please get in contact if you wish to arrange a 1 to 1 meeting or wish for us to attend a meeting you are holding

​Attached here the minutes of the meeting.

ASDA Meeting Monday 24th July 7pm at St Johns Community Centre, Glengall Grove

Public meeting to discuss the ASDA application

General Election husting Wednesday 31st May

Video from the General Election husting organised on Wednesday night by us is here on YouTube​

The video is from only 1 perspective so it is really the audio that is of interest

From minute 4.25 to 27 speeches from each candidate followed by Q&A from minute 27 to the end

From left to right on the table
Elaine Bagshaw – Liberal Democrat
David Barker – Independent
Jim Fitzpatrick – Labour
– Richard Horwood – Chair of the Forum sits in the middle
Bethan Lant – Green
Nickolas McQueen – UKIP
Chris Wilford – Conservative

Cllr Oliur Rahman – Independent – gave his apologies as attending another event

Annual General Meeting Tuesday 13th December 2016

Attached here are the minutes of the AGM

Attached here is the report issued to the AGM meeting. Twenty five people attended and we had nine proxy votes and were therefore quorate.


If you cannot make any of the meeting dates listed below please get in touch especially if you are a developer, stakeholder or land owner as we are happy to come and see you during a weekday daytime to discuss the Plan.

The elected committee now comprises the following members;

Richard Horwood – Chair
Ed Berman – Chair
Ralph Hardwick – Vice-chair
Philip Madams – Secretary
Andrew Wood – Treasurer
Ahmed Hussain
Mariya Talib – Secretary
Michelle Stromgren
Gregory Cohn
Gardiana Melo
Sam Bouchnak
Hanesh Patel

Notice of AGM is here

Details of past meetings can be found here on the Meeting Notes page


Attached are the press release and video’s for release on Friday 30th September 2016 by the Isle of Dogs Neighbourhood Planning Forum
A PDF copy of the press release is here and it is also shown below

This is a PDF here of the presentation made at the government conference at Birmingham

​There are two video’s;
Original video from the Forum including a part of the interview with John Biggs, Mayor of Tower Hamlets
​youtube link is here
Full interview with John Biggs, Mayor of Tower Hamlets is below
youtube link is here

Broadcast quality versions can be supplied. Contact Danny Brainin, t: 0203 856 8500, e: