AND THE THIRD RUNWAY
meeting firmly against Runway Three at Heathrow
third runway would probably
mean a flightpath directly over
Residents and Councillors in Chiswick are firmly
against the proposals for a Third Runway at
Heathrow, following a well-attended presentation
at the latest Chiswick Area Committee. Councillors
unanimously rejected the idea of a Third Runway,
which could bring a possible flightpath directly
over Chiswick High Road, and have backed a
campaign to urge the government to approve
an alternative option.
also expressed opposition to the idea of thousands
more aircraft flying overhead during the day,
with many suggesting that all of West London
should fight the proposals.
Chiswick Area Committee is supporting Hounslow
Council’s policy that a third runway should
not be built and is keen to impress the importance
of the issue on Chiswick residents.
Paul Lynch, Chair of the Chiswick Area Committee,
said, “The decision will be made on the basis
of the national interest and I strongly advise
people to respond on that basis. The government
is unlikely to be interested in what we will
Council is consulting residents on whether
a Third Runway is acceptable or not. Residents
can fill in survey cards, obtainable from all
libraries in the borough, or express their
views on Hounslow
Council's on-line questionnaire.
from Hounslow Council on the Third Runway and
what to do about it
Committee Briefed on Third Runway
Runway threatens "flight path down Chiswick
Rail Link could be long term solution to transport
5 approval is "disastrous for Chiswick"
ClearSkies Web Site
a third runway bring the flight path directly