Category Archives: Dartford

Ebbsfleet development update

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation is calling for clear plans to be drawn up to cater for increased passenger demand from Ebbsfleet International to central London. The corporation says as Ebbsfleet Garden City rapidly grows – with up to 15,000 new homes built by 2031, plus the housing growth that Dartford and Gravesham are proposing – it… Continue reading »

Bluewater expansion

Bluewater has been given the go-ahead to expand its West Village area and make alterations to other parts of the shopping centre, set to create 2,300 jobs. The shopping centre has also promised to make payments to town centres that could lose customers due to the expansions. Dartford council’s development control board voted unanimously in favour of… Continue reading »

General Election crowdfunder

Dartford & Gravesham Green Party have launched a crowdfunding campaign to help get Green candidates on the ballot papers in the upcoming General Election, and to ensure that their campaign messages are heard by as many local voters as possible. If you’d like to help, you can donate at http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/dartford-gravesham-green-party-fighting-fund The Green Party isn’t funded by… Continue reading »

Lower Thames Crossing doomed to fail even on its own terms

Lower Thames Crossing doomed to fail even on its own terms

Lower Thames Crossing doomed to fail even on its own terms, says Green MEP Responding to the news that the Government has approved ‘Option C’ for a new Lower Thames Crossing from Kent to Essex, Keith Taylor, Green Party MEP for the South East and a member of the European Parliament’s Transport Committee, said: This… Continue reading »

Lower Thames Crossing: New two-mile tunnel beneath River Thames to M25 announced by Government

Lower Thames Crossing: New two-mile tunnel beneath River Thames to M25 announced by Government

It’s back in the news…   A two-mile road tunnel beneath the River Thames has been announced by the Government.  Transport Secretary Chris Grayling revealed on Wednesday morning the preferred option for a new route to ease congestion at the Dartford Crossing. Highways England had said in January last year that it supported the tunnel… Continue reading »