Category : Build the NEW LEA

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Opening of the Jimmy O’neil Boathouse – pictures from London Live:

Sir Steve Redgrave launches Lea Rowing Club boathouse

From the Hackney Citizen… Olympic legend ‘delighted’ that new facility supports junior rowers Five-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Steve Redgrave has cut the ribbon at the new Lea Rowing Club boathouse. Read more here.

Sir Steve Redgrave: Community clubs vital for ‘widening the sport to more schools, getting them more involved’

From ITV.com: Sir Steve Redgrave has said that community rowing clubs are vital for “widening the sport to more schools, getting them more involved”. Read and see more here.

Olympic Legend Sir Steve Redgrave opens Lea Rowing Club boathouse

From the Guardian (Waltham Forest, Chingford, Wanstead & Woodford) FIVE-TIME Olympic gold medalist Sir Steve Redgrave officially opened the new Lea Rowing Club boathouse in East London on Saturday with the ceremony coinciding with the Paralympic Rowing Regatta at Rio 2016….. Read more here.

Sir Steve Redgrave opens £1m boathouse development

From Charity Today: Sir Steve Redgrave, five-time Olympic gold medallist, officially opened Lea Rowing Club’s £1m boathouse development in Spring Hill at the weekend, thanks to a £100,000 grant from the Mayor of London: Sports Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation, the country’s largest sports charity…. Read more here.

Sir Steve Redgrave opens new boathouse

Sir Steve Redgrave, five times Olympic gold medalist, officially opened the new Lea Rowing Club boathouse in East London on Saturday 10 September. The opening coincided with the Paralympic Rowing Regatta in Rio. Donor funding of £770,000 – plus more than £400,000 from members and friends of the Club – has allowed the boathouse to […]

Grand Opening of the New Boathouse.

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Lea Rowing Club receives £400,000 Lottery investment to improve facilities

Lea Rowing Club, based at Spring Hill Park in Clapton, is set to offer better, expanded services to the community in Hackney and surrounding boroughs thanks to £400,000 of National Lottery funding from Sport England’s Improvement Fund. After an intensive fundraising programme the construction of a new boathouse building on the Lea Rowing Club site, […]

“LEA to HenLEA…” Rowing Marathon

Day 1: This magnificent fund raising effort towards building the new LEA started yesterday from LEA boathouse. Two crews and support team set off yesterday 02 July, to row from Lea to Henley, a distance of some 100 km, in 3 days. They will arrive in Henley during Henley Royal Regatta, to paddle triumphantly down […]

LOROL award for LEARC

Douglas Johnson, a recreational rower has secured a £500 award from his employer LOROL towards the Build the New Lea Funding. LOROL (London Overground) makes such awards to help organisations with which it has links develop in the community. (Click read more to See picture) June 2014