FOLLOWING the announcement of the General Election to be held 8 June, Stephen Metcalfe, MP for South Basildon & East Thurrock, has written to Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport, requesting an urgent meeting to express his concern at the decision
THURROCK Business Board Chair, Marc Myers, is cautiously optimistic that today’s Lower Thames Crossing announcement will be the real beginning in the long journey of unlocking Thurrock for future growth and ambition. Speaking on the day that Government minister, Chris Grayling, announced the agreed crossing route (Option C – route three), he said: “Although I’m […]
Cllr Tim Aker MEP has called for Jackie Doyle-Price to resign as Thurrock’s MP and call a by-election. During the 2015 General Election Jackie Doyle-Price told residents in her advertising that she had stopped the new Thames Crossing.
THURROCK MP, Jackie Doyle-Price has slammed Thurrock Council for their stance against a new Thames Crossing.
Today is a sad day for Thurrock. Highways England and the Government have announced that the preferred route option for a new Lower Thames Crossing will be Option C, Route 3.
Essex County Council welcome Lower Thames Crossing as ‘big step forward to ending costly traffic queues’.
THE Government’s decision to back a crossing at Location C and Route Option 3 for the Lower Thames Crossing has been welcomed by Essex County Council as a ‘big step forward to ending costly traffic queues’.
Council Leaders outraged at crossing announcement “It is an outrage” – said all three Council Leaders in Thurrock today (12 April) after Government finally announced their plans for a new Lower Thames Crossing after keeping residents in the dark for months. Leader of the Conservative group and Thurrock Council, Cllr Rob Gledhill, said: “Despite our […]
THE Port of Tilbury, London’s major port and the closest significant transport operation to the proposed new motorway and tunnel, welcomes the Government’s decision today (12th April) on the Lower Thames Crossing.
THE leader of the Thurrock Labour group has expressed his disappointment at the news regarding the new Thames Crossing. Cllr John Kent said: “Once again Highways England has sprung their Thames crossing announcement on us. Once again Thurrock Council has put party politics aside and condemned the latest proposal. And once again the views of […]
TODAY’S announcement is incredibly disappointing that the Conservative Government will be pressing ahead with Option C, Variant 3 which will devastate the local community in Thurrock.
A statement from Stephen Metcalfe, Member of Parliament for South Basildon & East Thurrock, following the Transport Secretary’s announcement of a New Lower Thames Crossing
OVER the last two years, we have filmed a number of news pieces regarding the proposal for a new Thames Crossing. There have also been a number of written items as well. You can see all the films on this youtube showreel.
A new tunnel under the River Thames and across Thurrock has been announced by the Government.