Parish Council

Lower Thames Crossing Public Meeting 11th May 2017

A public meeting, attended by around 140 residents, was held at Shorne Village Hall on Thursday 11th May.

Bob Lane gave a presentation about the flawed nature of the consultation process, which included directly conflicting information from Highways England and the Transport Ministers, and which discounted the responses from 13,240 people opposed to Option C.  The presentation can be viewed here:


Susan Lindley gave a presentation which described the Western Southern Link in detail, the impact this would have on traffic in the area, and the measures we shall be seeking to mitigate the adverse impacts of the crossing.  This presentation can be viewed here:


Questions were taken from a number of residents who live close to the chosen route.  Speakers from the audience included Kent County Councillor Bryan Sweetland, and Reverend Nigel Bourne, Vicar of Chalk.