London Britannia Airport revealed
Posted: 14 November 2013 | Testrad | No comments yet
The first images of the proposed Thames Estuary airport hub have been released by Testrad, the consortium behind the project…
The first images of the proposed Thames Estuary airport hub have been released by Testrad, the consortium behind the project.The six-runway airport, backed by London Mayor Boris Johnson and dubbed ‘Boris Island’, would cost £47.3 billion to build over a seven-year construction period. The project would see the Thames Gateway area developed and regenerated and would overcome some of the problems highlighted by alternative expansion projects, by avoiding the need to demolish housing and infrastructure.
The location would also see minimum people affected by noise and would see the construction take place on ‘blue greenfield’ water, which would see less environmental disruption than some alternative proposals.
If the proposal goes ahead, it is suggested that the current site of Heathrow Airport would become a new London borough providing new homes and parkland for 300,000 people and employment for 200,000 people,
For more information visit: www.testrad.co.uk