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Tower Hamlets

TOWER HAMLETS
1981 Books on athletics for Borough Central Library. 1,500
1982 Grant to Festival of Sports. 3,000
1983 Grant to Festival of Sports. 4,000
1985 Floodlights at Bethnal Green Gardens. 15,000
1989 POPLAR First aid room at East London Stadium. 10,000
  WAPPING Refurbishment of Sports Area  
  King Edward Memorial Park. 40,000
1990 ISLE OF DOGS Crèche facility and fitness centre at Tiller Road. 37,118
  WAPPING New play unit Glamis Road. 19,590
1991 POPLAR Netball area at Mile End Stadium 10,000
  WAPPING Refurbishment of changing rooms  
  John Orwell Centre 18,000
1992 POPLAR Multi-purpose sports pitch &  
  floodlighting at Mile End Stadium. 50,000
  WAPPING Upgrading of red-gra football area at Berner Estate. 5,000
1993 BETHNAL GREEN Fitness & weights room Brady Rec Centre. 3,853
1994 Improvements to Showers & Loos at St George’s Pools 13,200
  Replacement of Electrical wiring at Docklands Settlement 13,500
1995 Modular Play Facility, Bethnal Green 52,000
  Minibus for Sports Development Team 18,487
1996 Sports Equipment at Whitechapel West Sports Centre 20,000
  Refurbishment at Docklands Settlement 20,000
1997 5-a-side football pitch at Aberfeldy Estate 64,500
  Improvements to toilets & kitchen at Whitehorse  
  Adventure Playground 45,000
1998 Resurface football pitch, Ravenscroft Park 12,000
  Resurface play area, John Orwell Sports Centre 12,000
  Bromley By Bow Centre - part cost play equipment 10,000
1999 Adventure play facility at Millwall Park 50,000
  Mulberry Girls School - facilities to promote sports  
  participation by Muslim Women and Girls 45,000
  4 chair pools lifts at 3 swimming pools 19,770
  Tower Hill Improvement Trust - restoration of  
  Trinity Square Gardens 30,000
  Victoria Park Baptist Church - re-flooring of hall 23,576
  Cricket net/artificial strip & astro turf football pitch  
  at Haileybury Centre 50,000
2000 Changing facilities for school children at St George’s Pools 50,000
  Refurbish unused children’s playground at  
  Grosvenor Wharf Road 30,000
  New play facilities at Boundary Estate 25,000
  Additional climbing panels at Shadwell Basin Outdoor Centre 6,340
2001 Shaftesbury Society - Exercise equipment for older people  
  at Lansbury Lodge Day Centre 2,591
  The Atlee Foundation - Multi-purpose youth &  
  community centre in Spitalfields 75,000
  Showers, central heating & upgrade of kitchen at Docklands  
  Settlement, Isle of Dogs 25,012
  Upgrade of club premises, Victoria Park Harriers 20,000
2002 Resurfacing, equipment and floodlights at Trafalgar Gardens 50,000
  Greenhill Disabled Sailing & Watersports Club – 4 boats 24,100
  2 Boats at Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre 10,800
  Internal & external refurbishment at Dockland Settlement 20,000
2003 Development of climbing and cricket sports facilities  
  at Docklands Settlement 79,003
2004 Extension & refurbishment at Whitehorse Road 60,000
  Replacement children’s playground at St Georges Gardens 100,000
2005 Restore disused playground at Aberfeldy Estate 25,000
  Re-open Whitehorse Road Adventure Playground 40,000
  New playground, Braithwaite Park 35,000
  Replacement and expansion of climbing surfaces at  
  Mile End Climbing Wall 50,000
2006 Conversion of derelict pontoon at Herons Quay for play area 25,000
  Docklands settlement - refurbishment of two arches to create public meeting space 20,000
2007 Landscaping & floodlighting at Brabazon Green play area 38,000
  Upgrade sports facilities at Bethnal Green Gardens 100,000
  Marine Society & sea Cadets – contribution to new  
  Training ship 100,000
2010 Youth Gym and dance studio at Osmani Trust 80,000
  New changing and community sport building in Victoria Park 235,000
2011 Ball court and new play garden on Dinmont Estate for PATH 44,000
  Sports-specific fit-out for new Island House
community facility
148,061
  Refurbishment of HQ building for Victoria Park Harriers 50,000
2012 PATH - play and ball court area at Dinmont Estate 21,750
  PATH - increase play area around The Hut at Gascoigne Place 22,250
2013 Expand gym and create female changing at Broad Street  
  Amateur Boxing Club 50,000
  Refurbishment of tennis courts at St John's Park, Isle of Dogs 70,000
  Refurbishment and expansion of indoor training area at Mile End Stadium 28,750
  New climbing structures at Mile End Climbing Wall 42,000
2014 Refurbishment of playground at Ada Place, E2 22,325
  Purchasing of 12 sailing dinghies & three safety boats at Docklands Sailing & Watersports Centre 43,405
2015 Towards the upgrade of George Green’s School artificial turf pitch on the Isle of Dogs to make it more suitable for use by the local community through an innovative activity programme delivered in partnership with The Island Sports Trust. 150,000
  Towards the purchase and installation of a Poolpod in the refurbished Poplar Baths which will be used as part of a programme specifically targeting inactive community groups such as people with dementia. 15,000
  Towards the purchase & installation of outdoor gym equipment on the Bow Cross Estate in Tower Hamlets to offer a range of community physical activity participation opportunities in a deprived, densely populated housing estate. 16,000
2016 Towards improvements to the Mudchute Park & Farm riding arena in Tower Hamlets to increase the capacity of a popular inner city facility to host more activity and attract more users, particularly disadvantaged children and young people from local deprived communities who otherwise would not have access to opportunities to be physically active. 68,630
2017 Towards a new Centre for Wellbeing (including flexible activity space, toilets, quiet room, kitchen and communal lounge) which will have a major impact on tackling physical inactivity amongst older people in Tower Hamlets by providing a modern, accessible and flexible space suitable for a variety of physical activities. 76,666
  Towards re-surfacing the sand filled Artificial Turf Pitch (ATP) in Mile End Park which will safeguard the future of a strategically important community sport site and have a major impact on tackling physical inactivity in Tower Hamlets by hosting various sports and physical activities delivered through the 'I am Tower Hamlets' programme. 95,000
  Towards the provision of outdoor gym equipment at The Look Ahead Recovery Centre in Tower Hamlets, a supported housing complex for vulnerable adults with mental health issues and other needs, to enable them to take part in physical activities. 8,022
    £2,820,952
TOWER HAMLETS
1981 Books on athletics for Borough Central Library. 1,500
1982 Grant to Festival of Sports. 3,000
1983 Grant to Festival of Sports. 4,000
1985 Floodlights at Bethnal Green Gardens. 15,000
1989 POPLAR First aid room at East London Stadium. 10,000
  WAPPING Refurbishment of Sports Area  
  King Edward Memorial Park. 40,000
1990 ISLE OF DOGS Crèche facility and fitness centre at Tiller Road. 37,118
  WAPPING New play unit Glamis Road. 19,590
1991 POPLAR Netball area at Mile End Stadium 10,000
  WAPPING Refurbishment of changing rooms  
  John Orwell Centre 18,000
1992 POPLAR Multi-purpose sports pitch &  
  floodlighting at Mile End Stadium. 50,000
  WAPPING Upgrading of red-gra football area at Berner Estate. 5,000
1993 BETHNAL GREEN Fitness & weights room Brady Rec Centre. 3,853
1994 Improvements to Showers & Loos at St George’s Pools 13,200
  Replacement of Electrical wiring at Docklands Settlement 13,500
1995 Modular Play Facility, Bethnal Green 52,000
  Minibus for Sports Development Team 18,487
1996 Sports Equipment at Whitechapel West Sports Centre 20,000
  Refurbishment at Docklands Settlement 20,000
1997 5-a-side football pitch at Aberfeldy Estate 64,500
  Improvements to toilets & kitchen at Whitehorse  
  Adventure Playground 45,000
1998 Resurface football pitch, Ravenscroft Park 12,000
  Resurface play area, John Orwell Sports Centre 12,000
  Bromley By Bow Centre - part cost play equipment 10,000
1999 Adventure play facility at Millwall Park 50,000
  Mulberry Girls School - facilities to promote sports  
  participation by Muslim Women and Girls 45,000
  4 chair pools lifts at 3 swimming pools 19,770
  Tower Hill Improvement Trust - restoration of  
  Trinity Square Gardens 30,000
  Victoria Park Baptist Church - re-flooring of hall 23,576
  Cricket net/artificial strip & astro turf football pitch  
  at Haileybury Centre 50,000
2000 Changing facilities for school children at St George’s Pools 50,000
  Refurbish unused children’s playground at  
  Grosvenor Wharf Road 30,000
  New play facilities at Boundary Estate 25,000
  Additional climbing panels at Shadwell Basin Outdoor Centre 6,340
2001 Shaftesbury Society - Exercise equipment for older people  
  at Lansbury Lodge Day Centre 2,591
  The Atlee Foundation - Multi-purpose youth &  
  community centre in Spitalfields 75,000
  Showers, central heating & upgrade of kitchen at Docklands  
  Settlement, Isle of Dogs 25,012
  Upgrade of club premises, Victoria Park Harriers 20,000
2002 Resurfacing, equipment and floodlights at Trafalgar Gardens 50,000
  Greenhill Disabled Sailing & Watersports Club – 4 boats 24,100
  2 Boats at Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre 10,800
  Internal & external refurbishment at Dockland Settlement 20,000
2003 Development of climbing and cricket sports facilities  
  at Docklands Settlement 79,003
2004 Extension & refurbishment at Whitehorse Road 60,000
  Replacement children’s playground at St Georges Gardens 100,000
2005 Restore disused playground at Aberfeldy Estate 25,000
  Re-open Whitehorse Road Adventure Playground 40,000
  New playground, Braithwaite Park 35,000
  Replacement and expansion of climbing surfaces at  
  Mile End Climbing Wall 50,000
2006 Conversion of derelict pontoon at Herons Quay for play area 25,000
  Docklands settlement - refurbishment of two arches to create public meeting space 20,000
2007 Landscaping & floodlighting at Brabazon Green play area 38,000
  Upgrade sports facilities at Bethnal Green Gardens 100,000
  Marine Society & sea Cadets – contribution to new  
  Training ship 100,000
2010 Youth Gym and dance studio at Osmani Trust 80,000
  New changing and community sport building in Victoria Park 235,000
2011 Ball court and new play garden on Dinmont Estate for PATH 44,000
  Sports-specific fit-out for new Island House
community facility
148,061
  Refurbishment of HQ building for Victoria Park Harriers 50,000
2012 PATH - play and ball court area at Dinmont Estate 21,750
  PATH - increase play area around The Hut at Gascoigne Place 22,250
2013 Expand gym and create female changing at Broad Street  
  Amateur Boxing Club 50,000
  Refurbishment of tennis courts at St John's Park, Isle of Dogs 70,000
  Refurbishment and expansion of indoor training area at Mile End Stadium 28,750
  New climbing structures at Mile End Climbing Wall 42,000
2014 Refurbishment of playground at Ada Place, E2 22,325
  Purchasing of 12 sailing dinghies & three safety boats at Docklands Sailing & Watersports Centre 43,405
2015 Towards the upgrade of George Green’s School artificial turf pitch on the Isle of Dogs to make it more suitable for use by the local community through an innovative activity programme delivered in partnership with The Island Sports Trust. 150,000
  Towards the purchase and installation of a Poolpod in the refurbished Poplar Baths which will be used as part of a programme specifically targeting inactive community groups such as people with dementia. 15,000
  Towards the purchase & installation of outdoor gym equipment on the Bow Cross Estate in Tower Hamlets to offer a range of community physical activity participation opportunities in a deprived, densely populated housing estate. 16,000
2016 Towards improvements to the Mudchute Park & Farm riding arena in Tower Hamlets to increase the capacity of a popular inner city facility to host more activity and attract more users, particularly disadvantaged children and young people from local deprived communities who otherwise would not have access to opportunities to be physically active. 68,630
2017 Towards a new Centre for Wellbeing (including flexible activity space, toilets, quiet room, kitchen and communal lounge) which will have a major impact on tackling physical inactivity amongst older people in Tower Hamlets by providing a modern, accessible and flexible space suitable for a variety of physical activities. 76,666
  Towards re-surfacing the sand filled Artificial Turf Pitch (ATP) in Mile End Park which will safeguard the future of a strategically important community sport site and have a major impact on tackling physical inactivity in Tower Hamlets by hosting various sports and physical activities delivered through the 'I am Tower Hamlets' programme. 95,000
  Towards the provision of outdoor gym equipment at The Look Ahead Recovery Centre in Tower Hamlets, a supported housing complex for vulnerable adults with mental health issues and other needs, to enable them to take part in physical activities. 8,022
    £2,820,952