27/09/2013 - Thames Estuary airport is 'pie in the sky madness'
Medway Council calls on Boris Johnson to visit North Kent and explain why he wants to impose one of the world’s biggest airports on its residents...read more
15/07/2013 - Statement on Thames Estuary Airport
Following the Mayor of London's announcement on airports and aviation capacity for London and his submission to the Davies Commission, please see a statement from Medway Council below...read more
13/06/2013 - Statement on visit to Medway by the Aviation Commission
Sir Howard Davies and the Aviation Commission today carried out a fact-finding visit to Medway as part of its investigation into how the UK can maintain its leading global airport hub status...read more
10/05/2013 - Medway Council 'welcomes' House of Commons' Transport Committee's call to reject a Thames Estuary airport.
Following the news that the House of Commons’ Transport Committee of MPs have urged the government to reject a Thames Estuary airport please see a comment from Medway Council below:
Cllr Rodney Chambers, Leader of Medway Council, said: “We welcome the news that, after months of detailed and rigorous study - which included commissioning research from independent aviation experts - the House of Commons' Transport Committee has firmly rejected plans for a Thames Estuary airport...read more
04/09/2012 - 'We should use regional airports fully before considering building a huge hub airport'
A delegation opposed to an estuary airport has traveled to Birmingham to see how its airport can significantly increase capacity, lessening the need for a new south east hub airport...read more
27/03/2012 - Art exhibition shows how a Thames Estuary airport will concrete Kent
A series of stunning images will starkly set out the devastating impact a huge hub airport could have on Medway and wider Kent...read more
23/03/2012 - Cut out and keep campaign poster available as Council Leaders are united in opposing airport
A cut out and keep campaign poster for all opposed to an airport being built on or near the Thames Estuary is available in the next edition of Medway Matters...read more
18/01/2012 - Open letter calls for urgent meeting with Secretary of State over Thames estuary airport
An urgent meeting has today (Wednesday, 18 January 2012) been called for with Justine Greening, the Secretary of State for the Department of Transport, and representatives of Medway Council following news that the government may consult on building a Thames estuary airport in March...read more