In The News

Musicians and Spoken Word Artists Apply by 26 May to Perform Under Tower Bridge

Two exciting opportunities are now open to perform at this year’s Bascule Chamber Concerts. The Bascule Chambers is the unique and atmospheric subterranean space in Tower Bridge where the bridge’s huge counterweights swing down as the bridge above ascends.    Musicians The Bascule Chambers team want to hear your ideas for creating and performing a… Read More

London moves from 6th to 5th place in leading maritime capitals in 2017

London has risen from sixth to fifth place this year according to Menon’s 2017 Leading Maritime Capitals of the World study – despite the uncertainty that Brexit has caused in the UK, reported The UK Chamber of Shipping.   Singapore has kept its title as the world’s No 1 maritime centre, said Menon .None of the… Read More

Thames Garden Bridge Scrapped By Sadiq Khan

The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has pulled the plug on the controversial plan for a garden bridge across the Thames, announcing that he would not provide the vital financial guarantees needed for construction to begin. The Guardian reported that in a letter to the Garden Bridge Trust, the charity leading the much-delayed project, Khan said… Read More

June 2 deadline for entries for The London Construction Awards

The London Construction Awards (LCA) are the most prestigious for London and feature a wide range of categories. Entry is free and the deadline is 2 June. The LCA’s recognise achievements, developments and innovation within London’s booming construction of interest to solution providers, contractors, architects, developers and local authorities. You can enter all awards for… Read More

TEP project shortlisted for Tesco’s ‘Bags of Help’ grants

 The Thames Estuary Partnership is hoping to bag a grant thanks to Tesco’s ‘Bags of Help’ initiative. Tesco teamed up with the charity Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme. The scheme gives grants –  all raised from the 5p bag levy –  of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000  – for local community projects. Three groups in… Read More

New Government Litter Strategy for England

  In a press release the government announced that litter louts could be hit with £150 fines as part of ambitious new plans to tackle rubbish in England. Under the new measures, the most serious litterers could be hit with the £150 fines, while vehicle owners could receive penalty notices when it can be proved… Read More

TEP Welcomes A New Chair

Thames Estuary Partnership appointed Anusha Shah as the new Chair on 15th March 2017.   She takes over from Roland Grzybek who served from 2013 to 2017.   As the only non-campaigning organisation looking after one of the world’s premier rivers, TEP provides a framework for sustainable management of the Thames. With a strong network… Read More

Work on the Grain to Woolwich coast path started

Natural England started to work on the 78 km Grain to Woolwich England Coast Path on 7 April. This work will see the England Coast Path extended to Woolwich on the south bank of the Thames in London, and will work to secure the following benefits: Securing a continuous access trail on the south bank of the… Read More

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