Category Archives: Thames bridges

Bexley Against River Crossings meeting, January 5th Belvedere

The next meeting of Bexley Against River Crossings (BARC) will be at The Belvedere Community Centre, Mitchell Close, Belvedere. on Tuesday 5 January at 2.30pm. Transport for London is conducting yet another consultation: https://consultations.tfl.gov.uk/rivercrossings/east-of-silvertown#Gallions reach and Belvedere river crossings with a … Continue reading

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Campaign against east London Thames road bridges. Meeting at Abbey Wood 15th September.

Calling opponents of unsustainable transport schemes and more traffic in Bexley! Transport for London is promoting plans for two road bridges that will increase traffic in Bexley, one at Gallions Reach and one in Belvedere. The former carries the threat … Continue reading

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Thames road bridges opposition group to meet in Bexley on 5th Feb.

A meeting is being held in Bexley Community Library, Bourne Rd, Bexley village,  on Thursday 5th February at 12 noon, to begin building opposition in our Borough to Transport for London’s plans for 2 bridges that would generate more road traffic … Continue reading

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Boris bridges part of flawed ‘tarmac and traffic’ plan. What are the alternatives?

Darren Johnson AM, who is hosting today’s meeting for anti road-bridge campaigners,  has released a report highlighting the projected spend by Boris Johnson on road traffic schemes (the north of Bexley is one of the areas where traffic would increase … Continue reading

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Thames river crossings seminar for campaigners – Nov 18th, City Hall

Thames river crossings seminar hosted by Darren Johnson, Green Party Member of the London Assembly  The Green Party is the only party operating in Bexley that is publicly opposed to the new road crossing proposals (Beckton-Gallions Reach, Rainham-Belvedere) currently being … Continue reading

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Bexley Council jacks housing-building numbers five-fold – with little regard for sustainability or transparency

Hands up who has noticed that the Council has increased the number of additional houses it thinks could (read should) be built in the Borough from 4,545 by 2026, with 438 of these in Belvedere, to 22,000, with 11,000 in … Continue reading

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Meeting for anti-east London road bridge campaigners / Boris answers on river crossing matters

London Assembly member Darren Johnson AM (Green Party) will host a public meeting at City Hall on river crossings in November. To register your interest, please e-mail  “Rachel Carlill” <Rachel.Carlill@london.gov.uk> and put ‘register’ in the subject line. Through this meeting … Continue reading

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Thames bridges, traffic pollution and Bexley mortality

Public Health England, in a report published earlier this year, estimates an annual excess death rate in Bexley (based on 2010) caused by airborne particulate pollutants – much of which comes from road traffic – as 122, with 1,255 years … Continue reading

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