Monthly Archives: June 2012

Estuary Airport – Why the Hoo Peninsula?

There have been suggestions that the Hoo peninsula would be a suitable site for a new airport since the 1960s and possibly even earlier. On a map the residential areas are spread through a number of villages with other housing … Continue reading

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Estuary Airport – Paying For It

Foster and Partners put the cost of building the airport, a London Circular Railway and a Road & Rail Lower Thames Crossing (including new Thames Barrier) at £50bn. Although I feel this cost is grossly understated and does not appear … Continue reading

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Estuary Airport – Why Growth?

In three previous Blogs I have covered most of the headline issues that support the pro campaign. In a series of ‘The Problems’ I look at the arguements against an Airport. Why do we need another airport? Playing Catch-up Since … Continue reading

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Diamond Jubilee Success in Cliffe and Cliffe Woods

Despite the mixed weather, both communities of Cliffe and Cliffe Woods celebrated the jubilee in style on Sunday 3rd (Cliffe) and Monday 4th Cliffe Woods. A fantastic effort by volunteers to put on events for their local communities. Cliffe has … Continue reading

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Estuary Airport – New Build, New Location

Architects and Builders to the Rescue? With the piecemeal development of Heathrow and limitations in the area it is clear to see how architects and builders would seize the opportunity to ‘start again’ and build a new airport either alongside … Continue reading

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Estuary Airport – Heathrow

The Growth of Heathrow London Heathrow airport has seen major growth from a local airstrip with ‘terminal facilities’ in tents to a five terminal major facility. Despite this growth, public access was primarily by road (A4) and the London Tube … Continue reading

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Estuary Airport – The Debate (Intro)

Here We Go Again With another set of consultations due in Summer 2012, the local area is preparing to see off another assault on the County of Kent (both countryside and urban areas alike). Following an extensive consultation that only … Continue reading

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