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PLA News Releases

2019

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15.07.2019

A new wave of investment, funded by the Port of London Authority (PLA), is helping clubs up and down the tidal Thames get more people involved in sport on the river.

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Extra funding flows for watersports clubs on tidal Thames
05.07.2019

The Port of London Authority (PLA) is reporting strong interest in London’s first Greening Inland Shipping conference and exhibition, taking place on 10 September at The Crystal, London.

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Strong take-up for London's first Greening Inland Shipping event
27.06.2019

A pontoon, funded by the Port of London Authority (PLA), is helping the growing membership of Benfleet Yacht Club (BYC) set sail safely.

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Benfleet Yacht Club buoyed by new pontoon
20.06.2019

A half-a-million pound grant from the London Mayor's Air Quality Fund will drive work to reduce pollution from boats on the tidal Thames.

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£500,000 boost for greener vessels on the tidal Thames
14.06.2019

Due for completion in November, the £500,000 project requires the temporary closure of public access to the structure’s walkways, with extensive scaffolding needed to enable the application of 3,500 litres of paint, carefully sourced to meet English Heritage specifications.

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Richmond Lock and Weir 125th birthday refurbishment underway
11.06.2019

A new one-stop shop safety guide for tidal Thames rowers, kayakers, canoeists and stand-up paddle boarders is available from the Port of London Authority (PLA).

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Tidal Thames rowing and paddling safety guide sets sail
21.05.2019

HRH The Duke of Cambridge took to the Thames in central London today (21 May) to highlight a new campaign enlisting the public’s help in preventing accidents and self-harm incidents on the tidal river.

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Prince William backs safer Thames campaign
17.05.2019

Exactly 125 years since it first operated, Richmond’s iconic lock and weir, spanning the River Thames, got a birthday visit today (17 May) by the local MP, hosted by the Port of London Authority (PLA)

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MP visits Richmond Lock and Weir on its 125th Birthday
16.05.2019

A new 50-metre radar tower at Nortfleet, Kent, is guiding ships in and out of the Port of London.

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Safety firmly on the radar at Northfleet

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