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Court Rules Third Runway at Heathrow Unlawful

A court has ruled that the government decision to give the go-ahead to Heathrow Airport’s plans to build a third runway was unlawful in a court case that was brought by councils, the Mayor of London and environmental groups. The reason the government’s Heathrow’s expansion decision was unlawful the Court of Appeal said, was because […]

Heathrow confirms planning application in 2020 alongside new delivery timetable and public consultation

Heathrow outlines timeline for submission of expansion planning application towards the end of 2020 The airport announces it will hold further public consultation to finalise airport expansion proposals following the recent Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) decision to cap early spending An eight-week consultation will run from April through to June Heathrow has announced it will […]

Local support for Heathrow expansion remains strong as airport’s largest ever public consultation closes

New polling shows local support for expansion remains strong as statutory consultation for expanding the UK’s only hub airport comes to a close. In 16 of the 18 Parliamentary constituencies around Heathrow, more local residents support expansion than oppose it Expansion has the potential to end youth unemployment in communities closest to Heathrow, by generating […]

Heathrow reveals masterplan for expansion with launch of its largest consultation

Heathrow today unveils its preferred masterplan for expansion with details of tough new measures to reduce emissions revealed, as well as our preferred plans for noise respite and proposed ban on scheduled night flights. This statutory consultation is the next major milestone for the expansion proposals, and Heathrow’s most innovative and largest consultation to date […]

Launch day set for statutory consultation on Heathrow expansion

Heathrow’s statutory consultation on its expansion plans will commence the 18th of June and end on the 13th of September New CGI imagery released to show what an expanded Heathrow could look like June consultation follows an extensive period of non-statutory consultation and engagement Heathrow has announced that its statutory 12 and a half-week consultation on […]

Heathrow reaches record 80 million milestone in 2018 as airport takes big steps towards expansion

Full year 2018 A record 80 million passengers travelled through the UK’s only hub airport in 2018, up 2.7% on last year, with growth boosted by the use of larger and fuller aircraft. Heathrow is one of only seven airports in the world to achieve this milestone. Over 1.6m metric tonnes of cargo travelled through […]

Local businesses line up to secure work with Heathrow expansion programme

Hundreds of SMEs put in the groundwork for business opportunities at the Heathrow Business Summit The 22nd annual flagship Summit marks the grand finale in what has been a record year for the UK-wide SME growth programme 50 of Heathrow’s top suppliers discuss current procurement opportunities with a 250-strong audience including businesses from Ealing, Hillingdon, […]

Heathrow Moves Into Next Planning Phase As Major Public Consultation Closes

Heathrow expansion reaches another significant milestone as one of the UK’s largest ever public consultations closes today Thousands of residents attended 40 events held in communities surrounding Heathrow, providing valuable feedback on options to deliver and operate an expanded airport, alongside principles of new airspace design The feedback will help shape a preferred masterplan for […]