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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 »

Autumn Statement slammed as government offer no update on Lower Thames Crossing

The future of a lower Thames crossing hangs in the balance, after the government failed to make any announcement at the Autumn Statement. Residents have been waiting for a response from government after a consultation earlier this year. Campaigners in Gravesham rallied against Highways England’s recommendation to build a bored tunnel east of Gravesend, while the… Continue reading »