On Monday 24th May Tower Hamlets Police, British Transport Police, Council and partners launched a series of action days in the vicinity of Mile End underground station and Mile End park as part of their commitment to reduce crime and anti- social behaviour throughout the borough.
There will an increased police presence including mounted officers and canal patrol boats.
The Police and Community Support Officers operating in the area will have the power to disperse groups of people involved in anti-social behaviour in the Mile End area up until September 24th. The zone may be renewed after that date.
The initiative focuses in particular on the Eric Street and Treby Estates area, around Mile End Tube Station and in Mile End Park. It’s a response to reported incidents of drinking and antisocial behaviour.
The zone is in operation each evening between 7pm and 4am.