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Out and about: January 2019
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Out and about: January 2019
February 21, 2019

We are pleased to share a roundup of our latest meetings, events and activities.

The Lower Thames Crossing team has started 2019 with a number of positive meetings with local community members, businesses, elected representatives and local authorities as we consider the feedback and prepare for our DCO submission.

We enjoyed meeting with community groups across Essex, Kent and Thurrock throughout the month of January, including representatives of Thames Chase Community Trust and the Community Impact and Public Health Advisory Board (CIPHAB) to discuss community impacts, public health and HIA matters.

Our engagement around skills and legacy continued this month, including an interactive session at The Leigh UTC held with 45 students highlighting careers and skills opportunities to be created by the Lower Thames Crossing. A meeting with SELEP underlining how closely the Lower Thames Crossing skills agenda aligns with SELEP’s skills strategy.

Our technical engagement this month included productive meetings with London Fire Brigade about the safety and operations of the tunnel, the Environment Agency, National Grid, Thurrock Council, and Essex County Council.

We enjoyed meeting with a number of business owners and leaders from across the south-east. This month our team attended a roundtable at the Kent Business Summit, with Kent Business School, IOD and FSB – Opportunity South Essex and Thames Gateway Kent Partnership leadership. We also met with the British Chambers of Commerce.

If your community or local group would like to meet with us please get in touch by emailing: community@lowerthamescrossing.co.uk.

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