Results tagged “ferry”

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Greenwich and Newham councils have announced they are teaming up to push for a road bridge between Thamesmead and Beckton.

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A package of river crossings, including a Silvertown road tunnel and a ferry crossing at Gallions Reach have met with broad approval, according to results from a public consultation.

While a detailed report will emerge shortly, deputy mayor for transport Isabel Dedring revealed that "people are very much in favour of enhancing the crossings generally and quite supportive of the specific proposals."

O2 Dome.JPGThe river shuttle service between East India and The O2 could become a more permanent transport link after plans were submitted to provide car parking for passengers.

Property company Ballymore, which owns land adjacent to the Reuters pier at East India, has applied for planning permission from Tower Hamlets Council to build a temporary car park for around 215 vehicles.