Tunnel vision? Why the approved Thames crossing at Silvertown could be in doubt
London’s new road tunnel at Silvertown was years in the making and given the go-ahead by Sadiq Khan in 2019, but ever since then opposition to the eastern crossing has grown.
Those in favour of the development, such as business groups London First and Logistics UK, say the business case remains the same: a new tunnel is central to providing east London with the connections it needs.
However, a broad coalition, consisting of MPs, London Assembly Members, and environmental campaigner...