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Foster + Partners' Thames Hub On the Chopping Block

Foster + Partners' Thames Hub On the Chopping Block
Foster + Partners' Thames Hub On the Chopping Block, Foster + Partners’ Proposal for Thames Hub. Image © Foster + Partners
Foster + Partners’ Proposal for Thames Hub. Image © Foster + Partners

The prognosis does not look good for Foster + Partners' plan for an airport hub in the Thames Estuary. The Guardian reports that the Independent Airports Commission has released an interim report, revealing a shortlist of potential options for the UK - and the Thames Hub (with an estimated price tag of £112bn) isn't on it. Yet hope (however slim) does remain for the proposal, as its persistent defender, London mayor Boris Johnson, has managed to convince the commission to revisit the idea in early 2014. Get the whole story at The Guardian.

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Cite: Vanessa Quirk. "Foster + Partners' Thames Hub On the Chopping Block" 20 Dec 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/461162/foster-partners-thames-hub-on-the-chopping-block/> ISSN 0719-8884