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PLA News Releases

2018

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14.09.2018

Gravesend school children joined volunteers from the Port of London Authority (PLA), City of London Corporation and local fishermen this week (13 September) for the fourth annual Thames foreshore clear up at Denton.

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Gravesend pupils get to grips with plastic pollution in the Thames
04.09.2018

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.

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New lease of life for Richmond lock keeper's cottage
31.08.2018

Data sharing partnership agreed with UK Hydrographic Office

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PLA survey partnership's a first for UK Hydrographic Office
23.08.2018

A new £1.2 million boat has just come into service as part of a hard working fleet of ‘cutters’ that are busy in the Thames estuary every day, delivering crews and pilots to large ships carrying essential cargoes to and from London and the south east.

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PLA joint venture invests £1.2 Million in new improved Thames pilot boat
31.07.2018

Anyone with an interest in the tidal Thames is welcome to attend the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) public meeting at the Museum of London Docklands on Monday 20 August.

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Port of London Authority public meeting at Museum of London Docklands
20.07.2018

A new partnership between the Port of London Authority (PLA) and the Thames Festival Trust (TFT) will champion river activity and encourage young people to think differently about the Thames. By becoming a core supporter of TFT over the next four years, the PLA will boost the annual month-long Totally Thames celebration of the river (a highlight in the annual river calendar); and support the extension of the Trust’s education outreach work with hundreds of secondary school pupils in London boroughs.

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PLA boost for Thames Festival Trust’s work to champion the river
12.07.2018

Work is well underway on a £2.5 million programme of investments at Tower Wharf in Northfleet, enabling owner Seacon to target emerging opportunities to supply building materials to major construction projects in London.

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Port of London Authority welcomes Thames Wharf expansion
07.07.2018

As Maritime Safety Week kicks off, the Port of London Authority (PLA) has called on people taking their boats on the Thames to step up vigilance and avoid the ‘side effects’ of neglect, in a bid radically to reduce the number of breakdowns on the river.

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New safety campaign targets vessel breakdowns as Maritime Safety Week starts
22.06.2018

A day of celebrations and thanksgiving was held at the London Cruise terminal in Tilbury today (22 June) to mark the 70th anniversary of the arrival of the SS Empire Windrush into the port on Tuesday 22 June 1948 with hundreds of people on board who travelled for 30 days from Jamaica to begin a new life in Great Britain.

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70th anniversary celebrations to mark arrival of Empire Windrush at Tilbury

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