In The News

Middlesex University study needs volunteers

Middlesex University and Thames21 are calling for volunteers to collect a sample of water from the Thames.This will help to research the ecology of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the Thames. The samples will help measure how antibiotic-resistant bacteria replicate in the Thames. Anyone interested in being involved will just need to collect a sample of water from the Thames… Read More

Support the restoration of a Historic Thames Barge

Cambria is a wooden Thames sailing barge, built at Greenhithe, Kent in 1906. The Cambria is the last British registered vessel to carry a commercial cargo under sail alone (until 1970) which is why this barge froms a unique part of our industrial and maritime heritage. The Barge is in urgent need restoration at a cost… Read More

Creating ecological opportunities on the river that prevent erosion

Salix is working with Reading Council on the new bridge over the River Thames, to bridge the gap between engineering and ecological landscape design. Bio-engineering techniques included the creation of a wetland on the north side of the river and also a robust reed margin along the river’s south bank.The wetland and river’s edge planting used pre-established Coir Pallets… Read More

Good progress for the River Action Plan

The River Action Plan by TFL has progressed and there is clear evidence of its success with 3.37 million journeys in the Summer months from June – August The pier extensions are progressing well with Bankside Pier receiving planning consent for a 20 metre upriver extension. Herbosch Kiere Marine has been appointed as the main contractor… Read More

11th hour deal saves £90m London garden bridge

Lambeth council and the Garden Bridge Trust have reached an agreement on the public funding contribution from TfL towards the construction of the Garden Bridge. According to Construction Enquirer, The agreement limits TfL’s contribution to the £90million construction cost of the bridge to £10million rather than £30million as originally planned. The £20 million difference will be loaned… Read More

From Our Blog

Innovation on the Thames – an all-round success

What happens when big names on the Thames such as the Environment Agency, The Port of London Authority, UCL, Thames Water, CH2M, Boskalis and Tideway come together for one day at the Thames Estuary Partnership’s to share their know-how and hear about the latest developments on the river? The result couldn’t be anything but exciting… Read More

Lively debate will make a great TEP conference

Wow! It certainly will be about Innovation on the Thames. The line-up of speakers for the Thames Estuary Partnership’s Annual Conference virtually guarantees a lively debate.It is our job to line up the best speakers possible on the current projects which will have a major effect on the Thames for the future. The keynote speaker is Professor… Read More

Latest Thames safety campaign

The latest Port of London Authority (PLA) safety campaign is hoping to improve all river users’ awareness of how to share the river safely with smaller, vulnerable recreational craft on the tidal Thames. Read More

What a hit!

The Transforming the Thames networking event was perfect. The weather was excellent and the views from the Thames Terrace at the House of Commons were spectacular. Read More

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