Press coverage

Press coverage

Press coverage

Since the original No to Silvertown Tunnel petition was launched in December 2012, we’ve been lucky enough to get good coverage in the media. Here’s a selection of stories featuring our campaign.

Greenwich Mercury, 17 September

Greenwich Mercury, 17 Sep 2012

Thames Tunnel from Silvertown to Greenwich: Whose side are you on? (News Shopper, 4 Jan 2013)
Labour mayoral hopeful Christian Wolmar attacks plans for third Blackwall Tunnel (Snipe, 9 Jan 2013)
Newham Council launches campaign for river crossings (East London Advertiser, 4 Jan 2013)
Divisions deep in London’s river crossings debate (The Wharf, 17 Jan 2013)
What can Londoners expect from new Thames tunnel? Lethal pollution (The Guardian, 24 Jan 2013)
Greenwich Silvertown Tunnel campaigners in pollution danger warning (News Shopper, 23 Sep 2013)
River crossings ‘could make pollution worse’ in London (BBC London News, 4 October 2013)
Silvertown Tunnel campaigners reveal pollution hotspots (News Shopper, 14 Oct 2013)
Silvertown Tunnel ‘would create a motorway in Greenwich’ (News Shopper, 17 Oct 2013)
Greenwich Liberal Democrats come out against Silvertown Tunnel (News Shopper, 6 Nov 2013)
Campaign against Silvertown Tunnel steps up (Newham Recorder, 18 Mar 2014)
‘Secret’ Silvertown Tunnel report revealed as congestion and pollution fears mount (News Shopper, 11 May 2014)
Call to bring London Overground to Thamesmead (News Shopper, 22 September 2014)
Call for four new Thames crossings (Financial Times, 14 October 2014)
Thames crossings proposals unveiled (BBC News, 14 October 2014)
Jill Austen talks about air pollution on Greenwich Peninsula (ITV News London, 8 December 2014)
Campaigners urge council to intervene on ‘toxic’ tunnel (News Shopper, 10 Dec 2014)
Why Silvertown Tunnel should never be built, according to roads expert (The Wharf, 22 January 2015)
Anti-Silvertown Tunnel group appeal for air quality help (The Wharf, 27 January 2015)

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