KenEx Thames Transit tram from Bluewater to Lakeside takes step forward: something to get behind

Plans to build a £600 million tram route connecting Kent and Essex have taken a significant step forward with the publication of plans for an interchange and projected revenue and operating costs. The KenEx project would see a route running between Bluewater and Lakeside, through a 1km tunnel under the River Thames, and one between… Continue reading »

Ebbsfleet Garden City efforts being ‘undermined’ by lack of permanent boss

An independent report into the team spearheading a garden city in Kent has found the failure to find a permanent boss is “undermining” its development. Several problems need to be addressed “as a matter of urgency”, according to a tailored review into Ebbsfleet Development Corporation (EDC), the body tasked with masterminding the construction of 15,000… Continue reading »

Video offers drivers sneak peak of Lower Thames Crossing between Gravesend and Thurrock

A new video offering to take drivers on a journey through the proposed Lower Thames Crossing has been released by Highways England. The three-minute clip begins by stating the design may change. It then shows users where the route lies in relation to settlements before taking them through one of the two-mile three-lane tunnels under… Continue reading »

Gravesend in snow

I took a little walk around Gravesend this morning while the sun was shinning and -3 degrees didn’t seem too bad:                       An aerial view of the town covered in snow has been posted on Kuula by Creative Sky – click here to view.  … Continue reading »

A2 road consultation has begun

Highways England: We are proposing to improve the A2 junctions at Bean and Ebbsfleet. The improvements are committed within the Government’s road investment strategy and are considered necessary to support the level of development proposed for this region… The consultation about our proposals will help to inform the development of the scheme. Your comments will help us… Continue reading »

Calling Dartford poets!

Do you enjoy writing poetry and would like a chance to see your work on display at the Sir Peter Blake Gallery? If the answer is yes then Dartford Council would like to invite you to enter your poetry into the Re:Verse Exhibition. The Re:Verse Exhibition is all about getting back to poetry. The exhibition… Continue reading »