Consultation on Lower Thames Crossing: have your say

A 10-week consultation on the Lower Thames Crossing starts today, Wednesday 10 October 2018, and we would like to hear your views on the project. The proposed new road will connect Kent, Thurrock and Essex through the biggest road tunnel … Read More

Consultation Launch

Consultation on updated plans for the Lower Thames Crossing to begin next week. A consultation on updated plans for the new Lower Thames Crossing will start next week. The 10-week consultation will start on Wednesday 10 October and run until … Read More

Out and about: June 2018

Discovering Business in Essex

We are pleased to share a roundup of our latest meetings, events and activities. The Lower Thames Crossing team has kicked off the summer with a number of positive meetings with many local community members, businesses, elected representatives and local … Read More

Out and about: May 2018

Dover Day with the Lower Thames Crossing

We are pleased to share a roundup of our latest meetings, events and activities.   Throughout the month of May, we met with many local community members, businesses, elected representatives and local authorities, as we prepare for our statutory consultation … Read More

The Lower Thames Crossing and me [Essex businesses]

Denise Rossiter of Essex Chambers of Commerce

Photo: Denise Rossiter, CEO of Essex Chambers of Commerce   Over the past few months, our team has been speaking to businesses across the south-east to learn more about how the Lower Thames Crossing will help them. The Lower Thames … Read More

Out and about: April 2018

WELCOM Forum

We are pleased to share a roundup of our latest meetings, events and activities.   April was another eventful month visiting with people and communities near the Lower Thames Crossing route. We expect to be even busier in the next … Read More

Out and about: March 2018

We are pleased to share a roundup of our latest meetings, events and activities.   The Lower Thames Crossing team was busy this past month out in the local community and beyond, meeting with and listening to new groups and … Read More

Out and about: February 2018

We are pleased to share a roundup of our latest meetings, events and activities.   February proved to be another busy month for the Lower Thames Crossing team. We look forward to the next few months of engaging with our … Read More

#NAW2018: How an apprenticeship advanced my career

National Apprenticeship Week runs from 5 to 9 March and brings together employers and apprentices from across England to celebrate the positive impact apprenticeships have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy. Today we reflect on how one apprenticeship put … Read More

Lower Thames Crossing Parliamentary Forum meets

Lower Thames Crossing Parliamentary Forum

This week we brought together MPs from across the south east to discuss the Lower Thames Crossing and how it will enable sustainable development and regional growth.   On Monday, more than a dozen MPs and Parliamentary researchers joined Project … Read More

Out and about: January 2018

Stakeholder engagement January 2018

We are pleased to share a roundup of our latest meetings, events and activities.   We have kicked off an important year for the Lower Thames Crossing, as we prepare for Statutory Consultation with our stakeholders, and we continue to … Read More

Understanding the ecology of the South East

Lower Thames Crossing ecology surveys

The Thames Estuary is home to some amazing plants, animals and habitats, and many of them are protected by law. Knowing exactly where they are is vital to making sure we protect them.   Ecological surveys of the landscape around … Read More

Working with our environmental partners

rspb and lower thames crossing

As part of our commitment to supporting work in the local community, members of the Lower Thames Crossing team volunteered on an RSPB site near Gravesend last week.   Under the guidance of an RSPB site warden, the volunteers visited the … Read More

Out and about: December 2017

Out and about

We are pleased to share a roundup of our latest meetings, events, and activities.   It has been another busy month for the Lower Thames Crossing project team as we aim to meet and engage with as many local communities, … Read More

Putting communities first

Tunnelling Awards 2017, Photo credit: New Civil Engineer

On 11 December, Lower Thames Crossing Project Director Tim Jones was invited to deliver the keynote speech at the prestigious New Civil Engineer Tunnelling Awards. In its 11th year, the ceremony brings together global leaders in the design, construction and … Read More