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Environmental Project Work

Protecting the Thames

Key projects and initiatives
We're responsible for the environmental stewardship of 95 miles of the River Thames. Our work continually improving the environmental performance of our operations sits alongside supporting greater sustainability in the port and on the river.
We are seeking bids for financial support for projects that will help improve the environment of the tidal Thames.
A catalyst for trials of new and emerging technology which provide solutions suitable for recognised needs on the tidal Thames.
We've announced plans to more than halve our carbon emissions within five years and achieve Net Zero by 2040, or sooner.
West Thurrock lagoon and marshes will benefit from a project to tackle tidal erosion of the wildlife-rich 3.6-hectare site.
Microgeneration of tidal energy could significantly contribute to the goal of transforming the Port of London to a low emission economy and environment.
Our holdings on the Hoo Peninsula are part of important marshes for birds, particularly over wintering and breeding waders.
Holehaven Creek in Essex is an SSSI because it supports nationally important numbers of Black Tailed Godwits.
The small environmentally important island in the River Thames owned and protected by the Port of London Authority.
Removal of sediments from existing channels, berths and moorings to maintain a safe depth of water for navigation.

Our Campaigns

Putting the Thames at the centre of the region
We work with trusted partners and committed volunteers to help make the Thames Estuary the best it can be for the benefit of the entire community.
Connecting volunteers with clean ups
Cleaning the Thames aims to encourage more litter removal across the foreshore of the Thames Estuary.
Tackling sewage pollution
In a new collaboration, water companies to go faster and further cleaning up the tidal Thames
Independent environmental indicator
Our programme supports fleet operators in responding to challenges across energy, air and water quality.