PLA News Releases
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Listed below is a complete listing of our current news releases (by title).
‘Paddlers’ taking to the Thames have a new safety bible to turn to: the “Paddling Code” (Paddling on the Tideway – A Code of Practice for Paddling on the Tidal Thames) produced by the Port of London Authority, working with British Canoeing and several Thames based paddling organisations.Read more
Heidi Alexander has named the latest addition to the PLA fleet of vessels that survey the bed of the tidal Thames, at a ceremony on Tower Pier.Read more
The invasive quagga mussel (Dreissena rostiformis bugensis), named after a species of zebra because of their striped shell, has been found in the River Thames at Richmond by the Zoological Society of London’s (ZSL) annual survey of the riverbed. Quagga mussels were first discovered in the UK earlier this year during routine water quality testing in the River Wraysbury, near Staines, but have since moved downstream to Richmond, with the potential to spread further.Read more
A historic cottage, formerly home to the keepers of Richmond Lock and Weir, on the northern, Middlesex bank of the River Thames, has been transformed into the new headquarters of a local firm of architects.Read more