Brokenshire Backs Thames Estuary Growth Plans

Communities Secretary Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP backed the Thames Estuary region’s bold and ambitious vision for the future at an event in Kent. In the keynote speech at the Generating Growth in the Thames Estuary Conference in Northfleet, Gravesend, the Communities Secretary updated on progress against the growth agenda in the Thames Estuary, comparable in…

Kent welcomes Lower Thames Crossing consultation

Kent County Council today welcomed Highways England’s consultation on a Lower Thames Crossing. Paul Carter, Leader of Kent County Council, said: “We have been lobbying Government for more than a decade to promote a new Thames crossing and worked with Essex County Council to advance this much-needed infrastructure. We therefore welcome news that Highways England is…