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28/11/2014

A new estuary accent

Words: Mark Smulian
London Gateway

London Gateway is a major development in the Thames Estuary. A port since the 16th century, and formerly the site of Shell Haven oil refinery, it is being transformed into a world-class deep-water container terminal as well as one of Europe’s largest logistics parks. Council planners and landowner DP World tell Mark Smulian how the Thurrock LDO helped to streamline a complex revival of the area’s fortunes

Managing a project that will bring thousands of jobs to an area is a problem with which any planner might be happy to engage.
 
Although south Essex is hardly the UK’s most deprived region, Thurrock Borough Council has been keen to secure the promised 11,000 to 13,000 new jobs from the new London Gateway port and its adjace.....Sign Up or Login to read full article
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