Search

Tower Hamlets streets to get hundreds of new bins

PUBLISHED: 18:00 11 April 2011

Cllr Ohid Ahmed

Cllr Ohid Ahmed

Archant

Hundreds of new litter bins are to be placed on the streets of Tower Hamlets.

Over the coming months 358 bins will be added to the current crop of 1,000 in a drive to clean up the borough in time for next year’s Olympics.

They will be placed in busy spots such as shopping areas, transport hubs and outside schools.

Deputy Mayor of Tower Hamlets, Cllr Ohid Ahmed, said: “We’re making sure that residents and visitors have no excuse to drop their litter on the street.”

The new bins, funded by environmental services group Veolia, include cigarette stub plates.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the East London Advertiser. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the East London Advertiser