Terminal 2 redevelopment recognised for sustainable energy achievements

Terminal 2 redevelopment recognised for sustainable energy achievements

Heathrow has secured a prestigious award for ‘Best Contribution to Corporate Responsibility’ from The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) for the Terminal 2 development.

‘Forget Third Runway, turn it into Heathrow Garden City’: former Government Advisor

'Forget Third Runway, turn it into Heathrow Garden City': former Government Advisor

Heathrow’s runways and terminals should be bulldozed to make way for a “garden city”, says a new report to be published tomorrow. Former government adviser Graeme Bell said it was time to “reinvent” the site that is increasingly ill-suited to the needs of a modern hub airport.

Lord Foster: Boris Island would give 14 years to plan alternative employment to Heathrow

Lord Foster: Boris Island would give 14 years to plan alternative employment to Heathrow

As a resurgent case for the Third Runway gathers momentum, Norman Foster argues that while limited Heathrow expansion would displace 5,000 people and take 12 years to build, a new Thames Estuary hub could be built in just 2 years more – giving 14 years to plan alternative local employment.

Airport noise help takes off

Airport noise help takes off

Colnbrook residents affected by flight noise from Heathrow could be entitled to more help. The airport has launched a 12-week consultation, with an exhibition visiting Colnbrook Village Hall to explain proposed changes to mitigation schemes which include financial help towards double glazing, or sale costs if they want to move away from the area.

New BAA cab rules are tax on residents

New BAA cab rules are tax on residents

BAA’s new requirement for private cab companies to pick up only in the Short Term car park at T5 amounts… Read More »

Suspension of runway alternation

Suspension of runway alternation

For six weeks from 13 September 2010 essential maintenance work will be taking place on taxiways connecting Heathrow’s northern runway… Read More »

Airport noise is set to soar

Airport noise is set to soar

RESIDENTS plagued by aircraft noise in Colnbrook are being warned that things are going to get worse from next week… Read More »