Silvertown tunnel

£1bn Silvertown PFI contract signed

26/11/2019

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

22/10/2019

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

29/08/2019

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

02/08/2019

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

13/06/2019

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

10/05/2018

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

16/03/2018

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

06/10/2015

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

14/10/2014

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

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