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PLA News Releases

2019

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31.10.2019

A preliminary, six-week consultation is underway on an update to legislation that enables the Port of London Authority (PLA) to do its job, promoting and protecting the tidal River Thames

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Legislation update to reflect changing times on the river
28.10.2019

Making the tidal Thames a hub for sport and recreation for all is the aim of Jenny Cooper, in a new role created by the Port of London Authority (PLA) as part of its long-term Vision for the river.

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Jenny's new mission to get everyone active on the tidal Thames
08.10.2019

Work to dismantle and remove the old West Street Pier in Gravesend is well underway. The pier was used for a number of years by passengers of the Gravesend – Tilbury ferry. But in 2012 the ferry moved to the renovated Town Pier.

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Works to remove West Street Pier
25.09.2019

A new vision could maximise the contribution of the River Thames to culture in the capital, according to a new report by the Port of London Authority (PLA) and Greater London Authority (GLA).

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Making the Thames the centre of London's cultural story - NEW REPORT
19.09.2019

The first London conference dedicated to Greening Inland Shipping has been welcomed by delegates and is set to accelerate the adoption of cleaner propulsion technologies on the Thames.

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Conference set to accelerate 'Greening' of Inland shipping on the Thames
17.09.2019

London’s deputy mayor for planning and regeneration, Jules Pipe CBE, has visited Peruvian Wharf in East London, officially marking the reopening of the site over 20 years since handling its last cargo.

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Deputy mayor marks official reopening of Peruvian Wharf
03.09.2019

Four newly-qualified River Thames watermen will take to the river in central London at 2pm on Wednesday 4 September for the 2019 Doggett’s Coat and Badge Wager, the oldest rowing race in the world.

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Thames watermen battle it out for historic rowing title
03.09.2019

Improved habitat for birds, bees and other wildlife is to be created along the River Thames in Kent and Essex in a new partnership between the Port of London Authority (PLA) and the RSPB. The Thames Estuary contains some of the most important and protected wetland habitat in the UK, Ends For further information and to arrange an interview, please contact: • Fabian Harrison, RSPB Media Officer – fabian.harrison@rspb.org.uk / 01603 697595 / 07738101820 • Nick Tennant, PLA Head of Communications – nick,tennant@pla.co.uk / 01474 562246 / 07784 208074

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£150,000 boost for Thames Estuary habitats
27.08.2019

More than 200 people have so far booked to attend London’s first Greening Inland Shipping conference at The Crystal, London on Tuesday, 10 September, with registration for places set to close in a week’s time.

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Strong demand for Greening Inland Shipping Conference places

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