Silvertown tunnel approved despite air quality concerns

Transport secretary Chris Grayling has given the green light for a new tunnelled route below the river Thames in east London, overriding objectors’ concerns about the infrastructure scheme’s impact on air quality

Congestion at the southern approach to the Blackwall Tunnel
Congestion can be severe on the approach to the Blackwall Tunnel's northern route

Transport secretary Chris Grayling has given the green light for a new tunnelled route below the river Thames in east London, overriding objectors’ concerns about the infrastructure scheme’s impact on air quality.

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