Latest news on the Lower Thames Crossing

  • Lower Thames Crossing consultation event
    Lower Thames Crossing consultation event
    18th May 2022 by
    Upminster and Cranham Residents’ Association (UCRA) councillors have been informed by National Highways that there will only be one public consultation event held in Havering on their latest proposals for the Lower Thames Crossing, and this will be in Hornchurch. UCRA have raised concerns about this, as...
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  • New Lower Thames Crossing consultation begins
    New Lower Thames Crossing consultation begins
    12th May 2022 by
    National Highways has launched a new consultation on updated plans for the proposed Lower Thames Crossing. Included in the proposals, is a new footbridge over the A127. The consultation is open from now until Monday 20 June 2022. To view details and submit comments, visit the Lower Thames...
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  • Lower Thames Crossing Hole Farm survey
    Lower Thames Crossing Hole Farm survey
    17th February 2022 by
    As a consequence of their Lower Thames Crossing (LTC) proposals, National Highways intend to remove ancient woodland at Folkes Lane and develop a new community woodland at Hole Farm, Great Warley, Brentwood. They are holding a public survey, which is open until 23 February 2022, and is...
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  • Lower Thames Crossing drop-in events
    Lower Thames Crossing drop-in events
    2nd February 2022 by
    National Highways (the new name for Highways England) have announced a series of public drop-in events, to provide an update on the Lower Thames Crossing project proposals. They say that this will include information on proposed new or improved paths for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. The...
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  • Lower Thames Crossing consultation – UCRA submission
    Lower Thames Crossing consultation – UCRA submission
    8th September 2021 by
    Following on from our previous posts, the Upminster and Cranham Residents’ Association (UCRA) has submitted our response to the latest consultation for the proposed new Lower Thames Crossing. The consultation ends today (08 September 2021). A copy of our submission can be found on the UCRA LTC...
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  • Lower Thames Crossing consultation - Cranham Ward councillors analysis
    Lower Thames Crossing consultation – Cranham Ward councillors analysis
    28th August 2021 by
    Residents’ Association councillors for both Cranham and Upminster wards have been analysing the documents for the current Lower Thames Crossing Public Consultation. We have also been liaising with officials from Havering Council regarding their response, to ensure that our thoughts and concerns are recognised in their own...
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  • Proposed Lower Thames Crossing - Request for extension of consultation period
    Proposed Lower Thames Crossing – Request for extension of consultation period
    25th August 2021 by
    Upminster and Cranham Residents’ Association councillors recently contacted Highways England to request an extension to the current consultation period for the new Lower Thames Crossing. This was because the consultation, due to end on 08 September 2021, is being held during most of the school holiday period,...
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  • Latest Lower Thames Crossing consultation
    Latest Lower Thames Crossing consultation
    14th July 2021 by
    Highways England have launched the latest Lower Thames Crossing public consultation, which last from now until 08 September 2021. A leaflet explaining the consultation process will be delivered to local homes. Highways England have provided an explanation of the consultation below – ‘To get permission to build...
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  • 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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