Silvertown tunnel

£1bn Silvertown PFI contract signed


Transport for London has ‘completed’ the £1bn contract for the controversial Silvertown Tunnel under the Thames in east London, despite an ongoing legal challenge.

TfL unlocks Silvertown contract while legal battles continue


Transport for London has unlocked the award of the £1bn Silvertown Tunnel contract, despite the ongoing legal action over its procurement.

TfL accused of 'manifestly erroneous' assessment of Silvertown bids


Transport for London's procurement of the £1bn Silvertown tunnel was 'flawed, in breach of the principles of equal treatment […] and manifestly erroneous', according to the legal case brought by rival bidders.

Silvertown climate impact 'censored' from public inquiry


Transport for London has been criticised for minimising discussion of the climate change impacts of the Silvertown Tunnel during the statutory planning process, in apparent breach of a pledge by former mayor Boris Johnson.

Silvertown Tunnel in depth


Now that the winners of Transport for London's (TfL) £1bn Silvertown Tunnel project - procured through a Design, Build, Finance and Maintain contract - have been announced, Highways speaks to TfL to find out more about this flagship scheme.

Grayling backs Silvertown tunnel, despite pollution concerns


Chris Grayling has given the go-ahead for the controversial road tunnel at Silvertown in East London, despite concerns over its impact on air pollution in the area.

And then there were two on £1bn Silvertown Tunnel deal


The race to secure a £1bn contract to build the Silvertown Tunnel project in east London has narrowed to just two bidders after a joint venture between Skanska and Austrian outfit Strabag withdrew.

Silvertown Tunnel proposals go on display


Proposals for the Silvertown Tunnel – a new river crossing for east London that would link the Greenwich Peninsula with the Royal Docks – have gone on display.

Work on £750m Silvertown tunnel could start in 2017


A new £750 million tunnel could be built under the Thames in East London.

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