Category Archives: Dartford

Dartford Crossing campaign: response

Proposals to ban oversized and hazardous goods vehicles from the Dartford Tunnel have been condemned as impractical by haulage groups. A campaign launched by freight boss Andrew Baxter called for certain lorries to be forced to go around the M25 to end delays caused by convoys which have to escort them from Kent to Essex. He said… Continue reading »

Dartford Crossing campaign

Dartford Crossing campaign: Ban oversized and hazardous lorries says Europa Worldwide boss Oversized and hazardous goods lorries should be banned from using the Dartford Crossing in a bid to reduce traffic jams, a prominent haulage company boss has claimed. Instead, these vehicles should be sent the other way around the M25 to get to their… Continue reading »

England Coast Path extension: Grain to Woolwich: Public drop in 5th July

At the Gravesham Council meeting on the 20th June the Committee received a presentation from Francesca Sanchez, England Coast Path Lead Adviser, Natural England on the England Coast Path Extension from Grain to Woolwich. Francesca Sanchez, highlighted the  following (to see the presentation click here): Natural England are not a right of way team, any issues with access points… Continue reading »

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 »