Thames Water Asks for Comments on Relief Sewer Plans

At drop-in events for residents taking place over next two weeks

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Thames Water Counters Creek project

Thames Water Consults Residents over Counters Creek Storm Relief Sewer


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Residents in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea are once again being invited to have their say on a scheme designed to protect properties from the misery of sewer flooding.

Thames Water held a public consultation on its plans for the Counters Creek sewer at the end of 2014 and is now seeking comments on several new and alternative sites to add to the feedback it already has.

These alternative sites are:

The comments will help determine which sites are taken forward into the phase two consultation planned for the autumn.

Drop-in events for resident’s to find out more about the new proposed construction sites and register their feedback are as follows:

Saturday May 16 Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School, W14 8BZ 10 am - 1 pm

Tuesday May 19 Bhavan Centre, W14 9HE 4 pm - 8 pm

Wednesday May 20 Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School, W14 8BZ 5 pm - 7.30 pm

Thursday May 21 Edward Woods Community Centre, W11 4TX 3 pm - 8 pm

Saturday May 30 Gwendwr Gardens, W14 10 am - 1 pm

Tuesday June 2 Famous Three Kings, W14 9NL 11 am - 3 pm

Wednesday June 3 Grove Neighbourhood Centre, W6 0DT 3 pm - 8 pm

Thursday June 4 Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School, W14 8BZ 5 pm - 7.30 pm

Saturday June 6 Edward Woods Community Centre, W11 4TX 11 am - 2 pm

The Counters Creek sewer flooding alleviation project involves the construction of a new storm relief sewer to safeguard 1,700 homes and businesses that have flooded in recent years when heavy rain overwhelmed drains and sewers, forcing sewage to back-up in the pipes and overspill out of toilets and sinks.

For further information on the project including the reasons for recent changes, visit the website.


May 15, 2015

May 15, 2015