Policy paper

Thames Tunnel: strategic and economic case, costs and benefits

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This document is designed to give you an overview of the proposed Thames Tunnel project and why it is needed.

Documents

Thames Tunnel strategic and economic case PB13677

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Thames Tunnel costs and benefits PB13677a

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Detail

Updated version of these documents were published in October 2015.

The government has re-affirmed its support for the proposed Thames Tunnel as the most cost-effective and quickest currently available solution for the environmental problems in the Thames Tideway.

The two documents below - “Creating a River Thames fit for our future - a strategic and economic case for the Thames Tunnel” and “Costs and Benefits of the Thames Tunnel” - provide supporting information.