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Road Silvertown Link

A river crossing is proposed from West Silvertown to North Greenwich, to supplement the Blackwall crossing.

This new crossing has been proposed by TfL and is supported in principle by the Mayor who has expressed a preference for a tunnel. See a map of the area.

The timescale involved for this is longer than the Thames Gateway Bridge which is set to be complete in 2013. A rolling construction programme would see the project team for Thames Gateway Bridge moved straight on to Silvertown Link.

The DLR City Airport extension includes a station at Thames Wharf which cannot yet be constructed due to planning safeguards on the site for this river crossing.

News

No current news for this project.

Links & Sources

  1. TfL: Thames Gateway River Crossings

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