Thames Tunnel judicial reviews rejected

The rejection of four judicial reviews has paved the way for the construction of a ‘super sewer’ under the Thames

Thames Water discharge point at Putney Bridge, there are currently 57 combined sewer overflow points discharging untreated wastewater [Full size image can be printed using the Print Version link]Four judicial reviews questioning plans for the controversial Thames tideway tunnel have been rejected by the High Court.

London Borough of Southwark and Blue Green London Plan submitted judicial reviews last year challenging government decisions to approve the project. But on 15 January both claims were rejected by Justice Ouseley.

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