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  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    New flood defenses will benefit homes in the Thames Valley to the tune of nearly £300 million, the government announced yesterday.  The new flood defense scheme in Oxford, just one of 162 schemes in the Thames Valley that received the green light yesterday, is worth over £100 million and will protect over 3,000 homes. Government funding […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    A streamlined approach to regulating development in the River Thames has been agreed by the MMO and Port of London Authority. The ‘Thames Concordat’ is a new set of principles both organisations will follow in cases where both the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and Port of London Authority (PLA) have a regulatory remit. It aims […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A public meeting about the River Thames will take place at Erith Yacht Club, Anchor Bay Wharf, Manor Road, Erith, Kent, DA8 2AD on Wednesday 18 June 2014 at 6.30pm. This meeting will be an opportunity to put questions and issues about the Thames direct to senior staff from the Port of London Authority (PLA). […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Opened on this day, 8 May 1984, the famous Thames Barrier continues to play a vital role in the country’s flood defenses. This image, released by long reach specialist WM Plant Hire Ltd, shows a flashback to some emergency works carried out by Van Oord to remove silt from the gate underwater. In order to […]

  • 18 September 2013

    The Environment Agency is today launching the bidding to manage tidal flood risk in London and the Thames Estuary in what is the UK’s largest flood risk management contract. Suppliers from all over Europe are invited to bid for the Thames Estuary Phase 1 programme, which includes projects to maintain, refurbish, and replace Thames tidal […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has agreed the largest single flood risk management contract, a £300 million programme that will reduce flood risk in London and the Thames estuary. The £300 million Thames Estuary Asset Management Programme will deliver the first 10 years of capital investment in flood risk management schemes as recommended by the Thames Estuary 2100 […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just released a video about the River Thames Scheme, explaining the proposed route for this project. This section of the Thames is the largest area of developed floodplain in England without flood defenses. Over 15,000 homes and businesses within the area are at risk from flooding. According to EA, the scheme […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The River Thames Scheme is aimed to reduce flood risk from Datchet to Teddington through a proposed program of projects and investment in communities near Heathrow. Over 15,000 homes and businesses within the area are currently at risk from flooding from a 1 in 100 flood (that is a flood with a 1% chance of occurring […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Surrey County Council’s cabinet is set to agree £270 million of funding for long term flood risk management work across Surrey to protect homes and roads. That includes a contribution to the River Thames Scheme, which will reduce flood risk to 15,000 properties and tens of thousands of people living and working near the Thames. […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just announced that the final outline design for the River Thames Scheme is now complete. According to the EA, the River Thames Scheme will reduce flood risk to people living and working near the Thames. It will enhance the resilience of nationally important infrastructure, contribute to a vibrant local economy and create many […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    DEME’s latest addition to the dredging fleet is already at work on the African continent. The 2,500m3 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘River Thames’ has been mobilised in Cotonou, Benin, where she carried out some dredging trials before heading to Gabon, informs the company. DEME also added that in Gabon ‘River Thames’ will be busy […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency held 9 public drop-in events on the River Thames Scheme throughout August and September 2015. The River Thames Scheme is a proposed program of projects and investment to reduce flood risk in communities near Heathrow, including: Datchet, Wraysbury, Egham, Staines, Chertsey, Shepperton, Weybridge, Sunbury, Molesey, Thames Ditton, Kingston and Teddington. The River […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The two organizations which oversee development consents along the River Thames have reached an agreement intended to streamline and coordinate their regulatory activities. The Marine Management Organization (MMO) and Port of London Authority (PLA) agreed to the Thames Concordat, a set of principles to be followed in cases where both have a regulatory remit. The […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The River Thames Scheme is a proposed program of projects and investments to reduce flood risk in communities near Heathrow, including: Datchet, Wraysbury, Egham, Staines, Chertsey, Shepperton, Weybridge, Sunbury, Molesey, Thames Ditton, Kingston and Teddington. The River Thames between Datchet and Teddington has the largest area of developed floodplain in England without flood defenses. Over […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wandsworth Council has introduced a plan to remove the half-tide weir on the River Wandle at Wandsworth with the main goal to allow the tidal river to return to its natural state to support biodiversity in central London. Funding for the project is being provided by Tideway, the company responsible for delivering the Thames Tideway […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has just released the latest update on the River Thames Scheme that will reduce flood risk from Datchet to Teddington. The River between Datchet and Teddington has the largest area of developed floodplain in England without flood defenses. Over 15,000 homes and businesses within the area are at risk from flooding.     […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of London Authority (PLA) has launched an Investment Plan aimed at accelerating delivery of the goals in the Thames Vision and diversifying the PLA’s income streams. The plan is to target three broad categories of investment: commercial investments supporting river/port use; long term investments with a long payback period, which also deliver public […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    This winter, Land & Water Services worked on a very exciting project at Dagenham Wharf. Their team conducted a large scale dredging campaign at Cemex’s Pier No 8 in Dagenham where 9,500m³ of silt was removed from the riverbed to improve access to the jetty from the River Thames. The dredging works were completed using […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Land & Water Group has just announced the successful completion of the Thurrock dredging project on the River Thames. The main goal of the scheme was to remove contaminated materials from the berth of the marine terminal. For the project, the Land & Water team used their largest long reach excavator, the ZX690. “Our team […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jacks Point boat ramp is now open to the public following a fortnight of dredging to remove mud and silt in Fureys Creek, according to the Thames-Coromandel District Council. The boat ramp, which is beside the Patukirikiri Reserve in Coromandel Town had been closed temporarily due to health and safety concerns around deep mud at the […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Land & Water, the UK’s largest environmental civil engineering company, is currently working on its wetland habitat creation project on the River Thames at Rainham Marshes – the largest habitat creation project ever constructed inside the M25 and London’s biggest wildlife haven. The project involves creating a significant area of new wetland habitat from re-engineered […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Royal Navy has disposed of a Second World War bomb found by a dredger operating in the Thames near Victoria Embankment. Bomb disposal experts from the Portsmouth-based Southern Diving Unit 2 were called at 7.15pm last night (Thursday) by the Metropolitan Police to London’s Westminster Bridge. The bomb was eventually towed along the Thames and out […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

     DEME Group’s latest addition to the fleet, the 2.300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) River Thames has successfully completed its sea trials in Southeast Asia. According to the company, the newbuild was successfully put to the test near the coast of Batam, Indonesia. The vessel is designed to maintain sea and inland waterways, as […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Land & Water Group, UK’s provider of solutions for wet civil engineering projects where land meets water, today started the dredging works at Thurrock on the River Thames. The main goal of the scheme is to remove contaminated materials from the berth of the marine terminal so deeper ships can enter. “The Land & Water […]

  • 28 May 2010

    After decades of rehabilitation, the Thames Estuary, downriver from London, is widely acknowledged as one of the cleanest metropolitan… [mappress] Source: nytimes, May 28, 2010;

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has successfully handed over the 2,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) River Thames to DEME. The vessel, designed and build by IHC, is based on the 2,300m³ TSHD Lesse, delivered to Baggerbedrijf de Boer by IHC in 2019. The dredger is designed to maintain sea and inland waterways, as well as perform land […]