Lower Thames crossing public exhibitions: Full details of Kent and Essex consultation dates in February and March

PUBLISHED: 13:59 28 January 2016 | UPDATED: 15:12 28 January 2016

A computer-generated image of the bored tunnel

A computer-generated image of the bored tunnel


Find out here where the nearest one to you is so you can go along and have your say on multi-billion pound plans

As Highways England back plans for a Thames crossing east of Gravesend, a public consultation was launched to get public opinion.

Running until March, the consultation is seeking feedback on the several potential routes a crossing east of Gravesend could take.

Two potential options could see a new entry slip on the M25, between junctions 29 and 30 in Essex.

The proposals would also see a new road built, possibly starting at the M2, heading north through the Kentish countryside near villages such as Shorne and Chalk.

During the consultation public exhibitions will be held to help the public understand the full proposals, and respond to the consultation, which ends March 24.

Dates, locations and times for the exhibitions are below.

Orsett, Essex

February 3 @ 11am - 7pm

Orsett Hall, Prince Charles Avenue

Orsett, Essex RM163HS


February 4 @ 11am - 7pm

Cascade Leisure Centre, Thong Lane

Gravesend, Kent DA12 4LG


February 5 @ 11am - 7pm

Riverside Community Hall, Dickens Road

Gravesend, Kent DA12 2JY


February 6 @ 10.30 am - 4pm

Shorne Village Hall, 16 The Street

Shorne, Kent DA12 3EA

Ockenden, Essex

February 8 @ 11am - 7pm

The Culver Centre, Daiglen Drive

South Ockendon, Essex RM15 5RR

Grays, Essex

February 11 @ 11am - 7pm

Thurrock Council of Voluntary Services, The Beehive Resource Centre, West Street

Grays, Essex RM17 6XP


February 12 @ 11am - 7pm

Gravesham Council Civic Centre, Windmill Street

Gravesend, Kent DA12 1AU


February 13 @ 10.30am - 4pm

Gravesham Council Civic Centre, Windmill Street

Gravesend, Kent DA12 1AU United Kingdom

Upminster, Essex

February 15 @ 11am - 7pm

Upminster Junior School, St Mary’s Lane

Upminster, Essex RM14 3BS

East Tilbury, Essex

February 16 @ 11am - 7pm

East Tilbury Primary School, Princess Margaret Road

East Tilbury, Essex RM18 8SB

Brentwood, Essex

February 17 @ 11am - 7pm

East and West Horndon Village Hall, Thorndon Avenue, West Horndon

Brentwood, Essex CM13 3TP

Tilbury, Essex

February 18 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Lansdowne Primary Academy, Lansdowne Road

Tilbury, Essex RM18 7QB


February 19 @ 12.30pm - 9pm

Bluewater Shopping Centre, Bluewater Pkwy

Greenhithe, Kent DA9 9ST


February 20 @ 10:30am - 4pm

Bluewater Shopping Centre, Bluewater Pkwy

Greenhithe, Kent DA9 9ST


February 22 @ 11am - 7pm

Hurst Community Centre, Hurst Place, Hurst Road

Bexley, DA5 3LH United Kingdom


February 23 @ 11am - 7pm

Eastgate Events Venue, Eastgate, 141 Springhead Parkway, Northfleet,

Gravesend, Kent DA11 8AD


February 26 @ 11am - 7pm

Temple Hill Community Centre, Temple Hill Square

Dartford, Kent DA1 5HY United Kingdom


February 27 @ 10.30am - 4pm

Orchard Shopping Centre, High Street

Dartford, Kent DA1 1DN

Basildon, Essex

March 1 @ 11am - 7pm

The Towngate Theatre, St. Martin’s Square

Basildon, Essex SS14 1DL

Grays, Essex

March 3 @ 11am - 7pm

Thurrock Council of Voluntary Services, The Beehive Resource Centre, West Street

Grays, Essex RM17 6XP

Grays, Essex

March 4 @ 11am - 7pm

Lakeside Shopping Centre, West Thurrock Way

Grays, Essex RM20 2ZP

Grays, Essex

March 5 @ 10:30am - 4pm

Lakeside Shopping Centre, West Thurrock Way

Grays, Essex RM20 2ZP


March 7 @ 11am - 7pm

Kent County Council Offices, Maidstone House, King Street

Maidstone, Kent ME15 6JQ


March 8 @ 11am - 7pm

The Corn Exchange, Northgate, Rochester

Medway, Kent ME1 1LS


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