Latest news on the Lower Thames Crossing

  • Lower Thames Crossing update
    Lower Thames Crossing update
    30th April 2021 by
    In a previous article on the Lower Thames Crossing planning application by Highways England, we highlighted that the application was rejected by the Planning Inspectorate as they had a number of serious concerns on a range of matters. Your Residents’ Association Councillors from Upminster and Cranham recently...
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  • Lower Thames Crossing – More survey works in Pea Lane
    Lower Thames Crossing – More survey works in Pea Lane
    18th March 2021 by
    We have just been informed that Highways England are carrying out further survey works relating to the proposed Lower Thames Crossing, on private fields near to Pea Lane, Upminster this week. The works started today (Thursday 18 March) and are due to continue on weekdays only until...
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  • Lower Thames Crossing – Survey works in Pea Lane
    Lower Thames Crossing – Survey works in Pea Lane
    1st March 2021 by
    Highways England have informed us that Balfour Beatty are carrying out survey works relating to the proposed Lower Thames Crossing on private fields near to Pea Lane, Upminster this week. The works started today (Monday 01 March) and are due to continue until Wednesday this week, from...
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  • Lower Thames Crossing - Survey works in Pea Lane
    Lower Thames Crossing – Survey works in Pea Lane
    30th January 2021 by
    Highways England have announced that Balfour Beatty are to carry out some further survey works relating to the proposed Lower Thames Crossing, on private fields near to Pea Lane, Upminster. The works are due to take place from Monday 01 to Wednesday 03 February, and Wednesday 17 to...
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  • Upminster and Cranham Residents' Association
    January Bulletin – Correction to Lower Thames Crossing article
    17th January 2021 by
    On page 3 of January 2021’s edition of The Bulletin, in the ‘Lower Thames Crossing – application withdrawn’ article, we inadvertently gave the incorrect e-mail address for contacting Havering Council about the Lower Thames Crossing. The correct e-mail address is ltcadmin@havering.gov.uk  . Our apologies for any inconvenience...
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  • Lower Thames Crossing Development Consent Order application withdrawn
    Lower Thames Crossing Development Consent Order application withdrawn
    20th November 2020 by
    With reference to our previous post concerning the Development Consent Order process for the proposed Lower Thames Crossing, Highways England have announced today that they have withdrawn their recent application. The full text of their announcement reads as follows – A Highways England spokesperson said: “We’ve withdrawn...
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  • Lower Thames Crossing Development Consent Order process
    Lower Thames Crossing Development Consent Order process
    14th November 2020 by
    Highways England submitted their application for the Lower Thames Crossing scheme to the Planning Inspectorate (PINS) on 23 October 2020. PINS now have to decide whether to accept the application for examination. They must do this by no later than 20th November. Local Authorities were invited to...
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  • Current Highways England survey works
    Current Highways England survey works
    23rd September 2020 by
    Residents may have noticed large numbers of cones and works machinery, such as diggers, appearing in fields around Upminster and Cranham over the past few weeks. These are archaeology survey works, conducted by Balfour Beatty on behalf of Highways England, and are part of the process of...
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  • Lower Thames Crossing Petition
    Lower Thames Crossing Petition
    9th August 2020 by
    Havering Council have started an online petition to call for Havering residents to be given a discount on any toll at the proposed Lower Thames Crossing. Highways England previously included this in their proposals but have now changed their mind. The late Cllr Clarence Barrett campaigned for...
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  • Laburnham Gardens - Lower Thames Crossing consultation
    Laburnham Gardens – Lower Thames Crossing consultation
    14th July 2020 by
    It was recently highlighted to Cranham Councillors that on the plans for the proposed Lower Thames Crossing, there appeared to be an access road leading from the far end of Laburnham Gardens into the site and towards the A127. There also appeared to be a further access...
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  • Lower Thames Crossing - Further consultation
    Lower Thames Crossing – Further consultation
    13th July 2020 by
    Highways England are holding a further public consultation on a number of proposed refinements to the design of the proposed Lower Thames Crossing. The consultation will run from Tuesday 14 July until midnight on Wednesday 12 August. For further details visit the Lower Thames Crossing website ,...
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  • Lower Thames Crossing consultation extended to 02 April 2020
    Lower Thames Crossing consultation extended to 02 April 2020
    25th March 2020 by
    Highways England’s Supplementary Consultation on the changes made to the proposed designs of the new Lower Thames Crossing was due to end on 25 March but has now been extended a week until 23.59 on Thursday 02 April. Until that time people can continue to submit comments...
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  • Lower Thames Crossing - Remaining consultation events cancelled
    Lower Thames Crossing – Remaining consultation events cancelled
    17th March 2020 by
    Highways England have informed us that due to the present national health emergency they have cancelled the remaining public consultation events, including the one that was due to take place at Upminster Library on Thursday 19 March. The public consultation remains open until 11:59pm on 25 March...
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  • Proposed Lower Thames Crossing - Utility trial trenching surveys starting
    Proposed Lower Thames Crossing – Utility trial trenching surveys starting
    9th March 2020 by
    As part of the ongoing ground condition surveys, Highways England are starting Utility Trial Trenching (UTT). This phase of works will begin in March and continue across Havering and Essex until August, subject to any necessary approvals. The roads scheduled to be affected in Havering are: Ockendon...
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  • New Lower Thames Crossing - Supplementary Consultation starts 29 January
    New Lower Thames Crossing – Supplementary Consultation starts 29 January
    28th January 2020 by
    Highways England have informed us that a Supplementary Consultation on the proposed new Lower Thames Crossing will be launched on Wednesday 29 January and will run for eight weeks until Wednesday 25 March. The consultation will be specifically for changes to the scheme design, following the Section...
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