Thurrock Business Board “cautiously optimistic” over new Thames Crossing announcement

Thurrock Business Board “cautiously optimistic” over new Thames Crossing announcement

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 […]

Thurrock Council leader Rob Gledhill “outraged” at New Thames Crossing” announcement

Thurrock Council leader Rob Gledhill “outraged” at New Thames Crossing” announcement

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 […]

Thurrock Labour leader on New Thames Crossing: “Angry…. but we can still fight”

Thurrock Labour leader on New Thames Crossing: “Angry…. but we can still fight”

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 […]