• Help promote our campaign

    Posted on August 4, 2015 by admin in News.

    We’ve had a number of requests from people who want to help campaign to save the Royal Gunpowder Mills. The best way you can help is to spread the word.  Tell your friends and neighbours about what’s happening, tweet about it and share it on Facebook. You can download our leaflet and distribute it in your community. […]

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  • Response to Richard Wallace’s letter

    Posted on July 24, 2015 by admin in News.

    Last week, we published an article about a letter that Richard Wallace, Chairman of Operating Company and Foundation Trustee sent to the local paper. Two responses were published to the letters one of which asked the following questions: Will Mr Wallace resist eviction of the Royal Gunpowder Mills visitor attraction from the site’s best preserved buildings […]

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  • What about the wildlife?

    Posted on June 21, 2015 by admin in News.

    Surveyors have been on the site for several months now and we all know that this comes at a price. We hope it’s PGL that are footing the bill but we understand the Foundation Trustees are also being asked to dig in to their Endowment. (We wonder how this compares to the cost of supporting the […]

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  • Richard Wallace ‘The site will not close in 2015’

    Posted on June 19, 2015 by admin in News.

    In June, local papers including the Epping Forest Guardian published a letter from Richard Wallace, Chairman of the Operating Company Board of the Royal Gunpowder Mills in which he stated that “the Mills will not close in 2015 nor at any time in the future.” He goes as far as to say that the Mills will […]

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  • Good news

    Posted on May 30, 2015 by admin in News.

    The Royal Gunpowder Mills Friends Association have been given some good news, they have been told that PGL will allow them continued use of the Green Hut. This was a decrepit building that the Friends have spent the last two years renovating to enable them to display another of their renovation projects: – the last RGM powder-boat […]

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  • Time’s ticking on…

    Posted on May 26, 2015 by admin in News.

    Another sparkling event attracted over 1500 visitors this weekend; it looks as though the word is getting out there that this year is probably the last opportunity to see these events at the Mills! This time it was a Wild West living history group that set up town and re-enacted a very noisy gun fight […]

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  • When it’s gone, it’s gone…

    Posted on May 18, 2015 by admin in Uncategorized.

    If you weren’t one of the 2,500 or so lucky people who enjoyed what was probably the last of the May Bank Holiday VE celebrations, then please make a note of the forthcoming event in your diaries. The inhabitants of the western town of Laredo are returning this coming May Bank Holiday weekend (23rd-25th) and […]

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  • Merlins over the Mills

    Posted on April 30, 2015 by admin in News.

    This coming Bank Holiday Weekend will mark the end of an era at the Mills as the annual VE Day event will be celebrated for the last time with the ever popular display by a WW2 fighter performing over Queen’s Mead. Weather permitting, it will be a P51 Mustang on Sunday with the legendary Spitfire’s turn […]

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  • ​Lee Valley Regional Park Development Framework

    Posted on January 10, 2015 by admin in News.

    The Authority is in the process of preparing a suite of documents, the Park Development Framework, which will establish our aspirations and specific proposals for the future use and development of the Regional Park. The consultation documents below include the written schedules of Proposals for Area 6 River Lee Country Park, which includes proposals for […]

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