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SYR condemns disgraceful tunnel decision

SYR condemns disgraceful tunnel decision SYR condemns the government’s disgraceful decision to override its own planning inspectors by authorising the use of Chambers Wharf as a drive site for the Thames Tideway Tunnel. The inspectors agreed with SYR and LB … Continue reading

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Last Chance to tell inspectors what you think of Thames Water’s plans for Chambers Wharf

Another open floor hearing has now been called in the evening when Southwark residents can tell the planning inspectors what they think about the super sewer proposals – the plans for Chambers Wharf in particular. Save Your Riverside (SYR) urges … Continue reading

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Residents invited to Super Sewer Open Hearing

Save Your Riverside (SYR) is urging residents and Londoners to voice their opinions on the super sewer at the upcoming planning inspectorate open floor hearings across the city. The Examining authority (ExA) has decided to hold open floor hearings in … Continue reading

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Final deadline for your written representations

The planning inspectors started their examination of Thames Water’s application to build the Thames Tideway Tunnel in mid-September and are due to complete the task in March. Supporters who registered as Interested Parties back in May have until Monday November … Continue reading

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Help our Fighting Fund

We have appointed an expert legal team to oppose the use of Chambers Wharf as a main drilling site for the Thames Tideway Tunnel to be constructed from 2016. The application will be considered by the (National) Planning Inspectorate in … Continue reading

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Super Sewer application to be made

Thames Water has confirmed that its Application for Development Consent to construct the Thames Tideway Tunnel will be submitted to the government’s planning inspectorate on 28 February 2013. The application is the largest handled to date by the new infrastructure … Continue reading

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Thames Water admit Chambers Wharf not necessary as main drive site

At the request of Simon Hughes MP and Save Your Riverside, Thames Water recently hosted a visit to their Abbey Mills facility to explain on the ground why they have concerns about using it as a drive site for the … Continue reading

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Save Your Riverside re-states opposition to use of Chambers Wharf

In early October, Save Your Riverside (SYR) responded to Thames Water’s publicity for its pre-application documents which it has had to publish under section 48 of the Planning Act, in advance of their actual application for consent (the Development Consent Order) which they expect to lodge in January 2013. Continue reading

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Public Meeting against the use of Chambers Wharf by Thames Water

Join the Save Your Riverside Action Group in Committee Room 5 at City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, LONDON, SE1 2AA on 25th June from 6.00pm to 8.00pm. Chaired by our GLA representative, Val Shawcross, this meeting will reaffirm our … Continue reading

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School children present the Save Your Riverside petition to Thames Water

Today, representatives from ‘Save Your Riverside’ met with Phil Stride, Head of London Tideway Tunnels and Beth Warmington from Thames Water at Riverside Primary School which overlooks Chambers Wharf. Several school children and staff from Riverside Primary School today voiced … Continue reading

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