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PLA News Releases

2019

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17.05.2019

Exactly 125 years since it first operated, Richmond’s iconic lock and weir, spanning the River Thames, got a birthday visit today (17 May) by the local MP, hosted by the Port of London Authority (PLA)

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MP visits Richmond Lock and Weir on its 125th Birthday
16.05.2019

A new 50-metre radar tower at Nortfleet, Kent, is guiding ships in and out of the Port of London.

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Safety firmly on the radar at Northfleet
15.05.2019

The Port of London Authority (PLA) has acquired Royal Primrose Wharf in East London from property development company, Ballymore.

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Port Authority buys east London wharf
09.05.2019

A jet skier who flouted speed limit and safety rules on the tidal Thames has been fined, following a successful prosecution by the Port of London Authority.

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Speeding jet skier fined after member of the public takes action
08.05.2019

An £80,000 network of air pollution monitors, funded by the Port of London Authority (PLA), is in place, ready to record the affect of emissions locally from cruise ships docking in Greenwich this summer.

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Greenwich ship emissions monitoring underway
30.04.2019

The River Thames will be discussed at a public meeting taking place at the London Cruise Terminal at Tilbury on Tuesday 7 May 2019 at 6.30pm.

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Public meeting about the Thames - 7 May
12.04.2019

A Kent man who recklessly jet skied at speed along the Thames towards central London last summer has been successfully prosecuted at Westminster Magistrates Court (10 April 2019).

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Jet skier fined for reckless Thames folly
11.04.2019

A new £3.5 million dry discharge system at CEMEX Northfleet Wharf is set to secure Thames river traffic and improve building materials throughputs at the site.

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PLA investment at Cemex Northfleet wharf secures river traffic
01.04.2019

Port of London Authority (PLA) employees gathered today (1 April 2019) at their bases along the tidal Thames to mark the 110th anniversary of the organisation’s creation in 1909.

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110 year celebration for the PLA

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