Thames Gateway

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Thames Gateway

  1. 1. Growth and regeneration in the Thames Gateway SOUTH ESSEX NORTH KENT
  2. 2. A 21 ST CENTURY SOLUTION TO THE PROBLEMS OF LONDONS GROWTH. HOUSING, TRANSPORT, INDUSTRY, BUSINESS TO BE ALLOWED TO GROW IN A SECTOR EAST ALONG THE THAMES
  3. 3. THE SCHEME INVOLVES USING GREEN BELT LAND TO THE EAST, DESTROYING THIS AND FRAGILE ENVIRONMENTS LIKE THE SHEARNESS MARSH A NEW BUSINESS PARK AT BEAM REACH TO HAVE MANUFACTURING , WAREHOUSING, RESEARCH AND HIGH TECH INDUSTRIES THE NEW LONDON GATEWAY PORT , INDUSTRIAL AND BUSINESS PARK AT SHELLHAVEN
  4. 4. UP TO 100,000 NEW HOMES, MIXED ESTATES, WITH SUSTAINABLE QUALITIES SUCH AS GREENWICH MILLENIUM VILLAGE INDUSTRIAL AND BUSINESS PARKS TRANSPORT IMPROVEMENTS INCLUDING A 6 LANE BRIDGE LINKS TO THE EAST LONDON 2012 OLYMPICS
  5. 6. Beam reach business park
  6. 7. INVOLVES USING GREENFIELD AND BROWNFILED SITES. MARSHKLAND HABITATS AND RARE SPECIES OF BRDS MAY BE ENDANGERED. NEW ROADS AND INDUSTRY BRING POLLUTION, CONGESTION IS THIS A SUSTAINABLE ANSWER?
  7. 8. The gateway is just one of the proposed sectors of growth M4 corridor to south Wales M11 corridor to Cambridge Towards Milton Keynes new town/city

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