Campaigners reveal vision for wild swimming in Waltham Forest

Save Lea Marshes and CPRE have joined forces to campaign to transform the historic filter beds on Lea Bridge Road, once used by Thames Water, into a place for wild swimming. 

The campaign is calling for the site, which is Metropolitan Open Land, to be returned to the people of East London as a place for wild swimming and for it to be rewilded, with the built environment reclaimed by nature in some places and landscaping and planting in others.

 To find out more and sign the petition visit

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