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Computer says no! Colne Valley Viaduct

So there have been some events in recent weeks showing some ideas around the design of HS2 in the Colne Valley, with a focus on the viaduct. Probably put on at some great expense. At the event they had a … Continue reading

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Ruislip on Sea – seriously!

We have requested a meeting with the engineers and geologists involved with the recent “extraordinary”, “fascinating” and “unusual” findings regarding the Prehistoric Coastline – the Ruislip Bed right underneath our streets. Something that has been discovered following recent Ground Investigation … Continue reading

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March 2018 Residents Update

NEWSLETTER 50 Dear Supporters, As we head towards spring we’re entering into the next phase of our HS2 Journey. It’s now been 7 (long) years since we started our campaign. Over those years we have been committed to  ensuring we … Continue reading

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Statement on HS2 Colne Valley Viaduct

HS2 Ltd. have released their ‘specimen design‘ of the Colne Valley Viaduct. We have fought for many years to avoid the necessity of a HS2 viaduct across the Colne Valley but sadly the tunnel option through this part of Hillingdon … Continue reading

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Harvil Rd update from HS2

Statement from HS2Ltd about the Harvil Road site. 7th November 2017. HS2’s Works on Harvil Road HS2’s enabling works contractor, CSjv, are clearing trees and vegetation at the site east of Harvil Road ahead of essential gas pipeline diversion works … Continue reading

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Hopes raised that its not too late to BURY HS2

During the London mayoral campaign Hillingdon Against HS2 have met with the Liberal Democrat, UKIP and Conservative candidates. We have had contact with the Green Party candidate but not been able to arrange a formal meeting. The Labour candidate has … Continue reading

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Boris visit to HS2 affected areas of Ruislip

Hillingdon Against HS2 have had several meetings with Boris before but this was a really useful day to help put all our HS2 concerns and issues into context. We introduced him to different residents and business owners and walked the … Continue reading

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Potential changes in Ickenham & Harefield to HS2 route

ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS AFFECTING HILLINGDON (October 2015) – potential changes to the route design, particularly in Ickenham and Harefield have been released for consultation. Please do take a look and make your thoughts / objections known via petitioning by the 23rd … Continue reading

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Big blunder, big change, big apology, then… …nothing!

In short what has happened is For 3 years HS2 have stated the Ruislip tunnel is 30m deep. On almost the last day Ruislipians of any kind were at the select committee and after nearly all of them had been … Continue reading

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HS2 tunnel height confusion – 3 years of false hope & reassurance

Since 2012 residents have been told and believed the HS2 tunnel in Ruislip (known as the Northolt tunnel) would be 30m deep. In the Environmental Statement in 2013 it was stated – HS2 Northolt tunnel 2.2.7 The Proposed Scheme will … Continue reading

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