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East Greenwich gasholder demolition plan blocked - for now

Plans to demolish the historic gasholder which sits at the entrance to the Blackwall Tunnel have been blocked by Greenwich Council – but only temporarily. 419 more words


Seal and bird fears prompt calls for O2 hotel Thames Clippers pier rethink

Fears have been raised that a new Thames Clippers pier could disrupt wildlife on the Greenwich Peninsula – including seals that have been spotted on sandbanks by the O2. 349 more words


'Greenwich's threatened gasholder is a local icon - it deserves to be saved'

The owners of the historic East Greenwich gasholder announced before Christmas that it plans to demolish the 130-year-old structure. It has asked Greenwich Council if it needs to apply for planning permission to take the structure down ( 1,434 more words


Greenwich's gasholder needs to go 'for safety and security', owner says

The company which owns the historic East Greenwich gasholder says it needs to demolish the structure for safety and security reasons.

SGN Ltd told Greenwich Council last week that it plans to demolish the structure, which has stood on the Greenwich Peninsula for 130 years. 428 more words


The New Brew in Town: Greenwich Peninsula's First Independent Coffee Shop

A brave move by a 34-year old business owner, sees an Independent coffee shop set to open in the heart of Greenwich in 2018, a proximity that has only seen the likes of Starbucks and Costa’s. 881 more words

Silvertown Tunnel: Government asks TfL to look again at air quality

Transport for London has been asked to reassess the air quality impact of its proposed Silvertown Tunnel after the Department for Transport delayed making a decision on the controversial new road for another six months. 549 more words


Cable car deal sparked Garden Bridge discussions, review transcripts reveal

They’re often both damned as Boris Johnson vanity projects – but recently-released documents have revealed how TfL’s ability to fund the Thames Cable Car sparked City Hall discussions about building the controversial Garden Bridge. 968 more words