Latest news on the Lower Thames Crossing

  • 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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  • Lower Thames Crossing (Balfour Beatty) recruitment fairs
    Lower Thames Crossing (Balfour Beatty) recruitment fairs
    20th January 2020 by
    Highways England are currently undertaking a series of ground investigations and surveys at locations throughout north Kent and Essex, in relation to the proposed Lower Thames Crossing. In partnership with their contractor Balfour Beatty, they are running recruitment fairs to promote jobs in both areas. During this...
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  • New Lower Thames Crossing - Facebook launch
    New Lower Thames Crossing – Facebook launch
    19th December 2019 by
    Highways England have launched a Facebook page to provide information on the current status of the proposed new Lower Thames Crossing. Included is a video newsletter giving the latest updates. The Facebook page can be accessed via this link....
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  • New Lower Thames Crossing - Archaeological Trial Trenching beginning soon
    New Lower Thames Crossing – Archaeological Trial Trenching beginning soon
    25th November 2019 by
    Residents’ Association councillors received the e-mail below from Highways England at the end of last week. We will continue to update you with any further information. ‘We are currently undertaking a series of ground investigations and surveys at locations in Thurrock, Havering and Gravesham. These surveys are...
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  • New Lower Thames Crossing - Ground Surveys Commencing
    New Lower Thames Crossing – Ground Surveys Commencing
    28th October 2019 by
    Residents’ Association councillors received the e-mail below from Highways England at the end of last week. If there are further updates we will add them to our website. ‘I am writing to let you know about ground survey work that will begin shortly in your local area....
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  • Highways Agency Update for 2017
    Highways Agency Update for 2017
    21st December 2017 by
    Looking back at 2017 It has been a busy year for Highways England and the Lower Thames Crossing project team, and we are preparing for an even bigger 2018. We have a once in a generation opportunity to significantly improve connections between Essex, Thurrock and Kent and...
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  • Lower Thames Crossing update
    Lower Thames Crossing update
    27th November 2017 by
    Message from Highways England As you may know, earlier this year the government announced the preferred route for the Lower Thames Crossing. This new crossing of the Thames comprises a tunnel located east of Gravesend and Tilbury and link roads to the M25 and A2. This will...
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  • Lower Thames Crossing Set to Cross Under M25
    Lower Thames Crossing Set to Cross Under M25
    1st November 2017 by
    Update from the Highways Agency Earlier this year the government announced the preferred route for the Lower Thames Crossing. This new crossing of the Thames comprises a tunnel located east of Gravesend and Tilbury and link roads to the M25 and A2. Since the announcement, we have...
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  • Highways England - Response to Consultation
    Highways England – Response to Consultation
    2nd May 2017 by
    Highways England have published their response to the consultation on the Lower Thames Crossing. The document can be read at HA RESPONSE TO LT CROSSING...
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