Heathrow Third Runway update

The Department for Transport were at the Town Hall on Monday 6 March presenting draft proposals for the National Policy Statement for the additional runway proposed at Heathrow. The Statement sets out the principles and performance requirements which Heathrow must satisfy before planning permission might be allowed. When Heathrow submit their planning application, it will…

Heathrow expansion plans

Hammersmith & Fulham Council is urging residents to speak out about the government’s latest plans to expand Heathrow airport. The government began a new consultation this week on the impact of a third runway in West London. The council administration asked an independent, resident-led commission to investigate the potential effects of an extra runway at…

Third Runway Decision Delayed

The Government has postponed its decision on a Third Runway. David Cameron was due to make an announcement next month on whether or not it was going to proceed with the project but his resignation following the Brexit decision has changed plans. Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has just told Parliament at Transport Questions that a…

Public have their say on impact of Heathrow expansion

Residents debated the pros and cons of potential expansion at Heathrow Airport during a public meeting this week. Impacts on the borough from a new runway were considered at H&F Council’s Community Safety, Environment and Residents’ Services Policy and Accountability Committee, when it met at the town hall on Tuesday (January 13). Committee chair Cllr…

Council debate on Heathrow tomorrow (13th)

The H&F Commission on Airport Expansion (HFCAE), comprised of residents with the backing of H&F Council, reviewed the shortlisted options for increasing airport capacity proposed by the Airports Commission’s final consultation. Its draft response will be heard by H&F’s Community Safety, Environment and Residents’ Services Policy and Accountability Committee, when it meets at the town…

SAY NO TO HEATHROW EXTENSION

There is only a short time left for comments (we have complained to the Davies Commission about the short time for the consultation). But people only need to say a bit as we’re trying to gauge strength of feeling, eg mention the following facts New flightpath over the middle of Hammersmith An increase in Heathrow…