Category Archives: Heathrow

Heathrow NPS published

Heathrow’s expansion programme has passed its first delivery milestone and, sat the Airport, is advancing on schedule as the Government publishes its draft Airports National Policy Statement.

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Councils fail in R3 action

The action brought by four councils and Greenpeace against the Government’s choice of Heathrow as the location of the next runway in the South East has failed.

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Councils unite to get the best from R3

Two local authorities – Slough and Spelthorne councils – have announced the formation of a “Working with Heathrow” group, designed to maximise the huge employment, apprenticeship and investment opportunities to be created by a new runway at Heathrow Airport, while … Continue reading

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Hounslow residents poll shows R3 support

Hounslow Council’s regular resident poll has revealed strong support for expansion at Heathrow Airport.

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Record year for Heathrow

Heathrow celebrated 70 years of history as Britain’s front door in 2016, welcoming a record 76 million passengers alongside 1.5 million tonnes of cargo.

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Heathrow cuts domestic charges

Heathrow has fulfilled a pledge to cut domestic passenger charges by over a third.

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Parliamentary support grows for R3

Heathrow Airport say a new poll reveals “rare cross-party unity” as the Government moves to secure Parliamentary approval for Heathrow expansion in 2017.

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Regus adds more to Heathrow

Regus is to open two new Express facilities at Heathrow Airport at T2 and T3 – to add to the facility already open at T5.

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Heathrow and HACAN agree on noise

HACAN and Heathrow have set out their support for an Independent Aviation Noise Authority (IANA), one of the recommendations made by the Airports Commission.

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Heathrow to start planning work

Heathrow says it is to commence the preparation of a planning application to expand the airport with a new runway.

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Record November for Heathrow

Heathrow welcomed a record 5.72 million passengers in November 2016 (+2.5%) alongside a 4.4% growth in cargo volumes.

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Heathrow names seven for design team

Seven companies have been contracted by Heathrow to design plans for the airport’s expansion.

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Cargo surge at Heathrow

Heathrow cargo vuloumes have surged 7%, reflecting the port’s importance to the UK’s economic future following the vote to leave the EU.

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Sadiq to join council action over Heathrow

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has signalled his support for a potential legal challenge of the Government’s decision by a group of local authorities.

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Ten people make half of Heathrow complaints

Heathrow received just over 25000 noise complaints in the three months to September 2016, according to the Airport’s own report, but over 12000 of them were from the same ten people.

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Business, Unions, pledge R3 support

Days after the Government decision to choose Heathrow as the location for the UK’s new runway, union and business leaders have pledged their ongoing support for Heathrow expansion throughout the entire planning process and through to delivery.

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Heathrow R3 decision – reaction

The Government has announced its support for a new runway at Heathrow – the first full length runway in the south-east since the second world war. We chart the reaction to the decision.

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Heathrow chosen for extra runway

The Government has chosen Heathrow as the location for the extra runway for the south east of the UK.

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MP calls for Feltham to Heathrow link

Seema Malhotra, MP for Feltham and Heston, has called for a new rail link between Feltham and Heathrow, which would connect the Airport to Clapham Junction, Waterloo, and London Victoria.

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Runway decision expected

The government is expected to announce its recommendation for a new runway at either Heathrow or Gatwick this week, with a decision expected to be announced possibly on Tuesday 25 October.

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