New Civil Engineer - Rob Horgan
The London Plan – drawn up by Sadiq Khan and approved by Communities secretary Robert Jenrick – includes no provision for Heathrow Airport Ltd’s plans for a third runway.
In fact, the plan mention’s the mayor’s “strong objection” to Heathrow expansion plans on a number of occasions.
This is despite advice from the Planning Inspectorate that the London Plan “should be modified to include the new northwest runway scheme at Heathrow.”
Instead, the London Plan supports expansions at Gatwick as well as at Stansted, London City, Luton and Southend airports...read here