Lower Thames Crossing video fly-through

There is a very useful video fly through of the Lower Thames Crossing design layout, which helps understand how the existing roads and accessibility will be changed. Shorne West (and Gravesend East and Riverview) residents should note that so far in the A2 junction design there will no longer be direct and easy access to […]


As notified previously, the Highways England (HE) Lower Thames Crossing Statutory Consultation has been launched today (10th October 2018) and will run for 10 weeks until 20th December. Some of the significant changes that have been made since the previous consultation are: – Extending the tunnel around 600m, bringing the entrance south of the A226 […]


Highways England have announced that the Lower Thames Crossing statutory consultation phase will start next Wednesday 10th October and run until Thursday 20th December. As previously, there is no need to respond rapidly – it is better to read as much of the (vast) accompanying documentation as you can and then include everything that you […]


Shorne Parish Council operates a closed circuit television (CCTV) system covering strategic areas of the parish to deter and reduce crime and antisocial activity, in order to provide a safe and secure environment for members of the public, and to prevent the loss or damage to property. The images may also be used to identify […]

Lower Thames Crossing Drop-In Session 25th July 2017

Staff from the Highways England’s Lower Thames Crossing community team will be available to meet residents informally, on a drop-in basis, between 18.00 and 19.30 on Tuesday 25th July 2017 at Shorne Village Hall.  They will be able to answer general queries, and to outline the next steps for the scheme. This session will be […]

Lower Thames Crossing Meeting with KCC 5th July 2017

Representatives of Shorne, Higham, and Chalk met with senior members and officers of Kent County Council at County Hall on 5th July, to discuss mitigation measures for the proposed Lower Thames Crossing east of Gravesend. The meeting, arranged by Gravesham Rural County Councillor Bryan Sweetland, was attended by Matthew Balfour, KCC Cabinet Member for Planning, […]