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A selection of documents and pictures highlighting the Airport's history

 

 

 

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A selection of documents and pictures gathered for the Airport's History Project launched in 2006 {Airport Press Release]

Before the Airport
1982 Dash 7 Demonstration - Heron Wharf
1982 Feasibility Report
The Public Opinion Polls
The 1983 Public Inquiry
Laying the Foundation Stone
Constructing the Airport
First Landings
Opening the Airport
Aerial Photographs 1987
The Airport at its Opening
First Day Covers
Suspension of Paris Services - December 1987



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Brochures, Guides and Timetables
Early Press Cuttings

First Landings
London City News
The British Aerospace 146
The 1990 Public Inquiry
The Airport's 10th Anniversary
The 1998 Planning Permission
LDDC Press Releases
Consultative Committee Minutes
A History of Brymon Airways
Brymon Pictures
Other Pictures
Runway News
Community and Environment Review
DLR - City Airport Extension - Monitoring reports
Interim Planning Application - August 2007
Annual Performance Report

 

More History Pages:
History Home Page
Before the Airport
Origins and Early History
1982 Airport Feasibility Study
Public Opinion Surveys 1982/83
1983 Inquiry Report
Constructing the Airport
1990 Airport Inquiry Report  

 
 

Before the Airport

The black and white pictures were taken by an officer of the National Air Traffic Services when he visited the site early in 1982. The coloured pictures were found in sorting a box of early papers for the Airport's History Project in 2007

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This is now the Airport's apron Looking westwards along what is now Runway 28 Looking westwards along what is now Runway 10 Looking south towards what is now the Airport's terminal building
This is now the Airport's apron
Looking westwards along what is now Runway 28
Looking eastwards along what is now Runway 10
Looking south towards what is now the Airport's terminal building
Site of Airport Terminal
Eastern end of Royal Docks
Western end of Royal Albert and King George V Docks
View from north of Beckton and Royal Docks

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Dash 7 Demonstration - Heron Wharf - 1982Captain Harry Gee

On 27th June 1982 the feasibility of the STOLport proposal was demonstrated for local residents when Captain Harry Gee landed a Brymon DASH-7 at Heron Quay on the Isle of Dogs.

Invitation

Copy of Invitation delivered to local residents (727kb)

Video Clip

Video Clip taken from an Airport promotional CD (.wmv 724kb)

Photographs

- click the thumbnails to see a larger version of the picture of Captain Harry Gee and also these photographs taken on 27th June 1982:

Photograph taken at Dash 7 Demonstration - Heron Wharf - 1982 Photograph taken at Dash 7 Demonstration - Heron Wharf - 1982 Photograph taken at Dash 7 Demonstration - Heron Wharf - 1982 Photograph taken at Dash 7 Demonstration - Heron Wharf - 1982
Photograph taken at Dash 7 Demonstration - Heron Wharf - 1982 Photograph taken at Dash 7 Demonstration - Heron Wharf - 1982 Photograph taken at Dash 7 Demonstration - Heron Wharf - 1982

In 1988 a plaque was unveiled at Heron Quays DLR Station to commemorate the 1982 landings - see page 2 of London City Airport News - Issue 7. This was removed when the station was rebuilt but was restored and unveiled again in June 2005 - see pictures to the right. In the picture on the right (L-R): Richard Gooding (Managing Director, London City Airport), Reg Ward (former Chief Executive London Docklands Development Corporation) and Ian Brown, Managing Director, Docklands light railway

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Plaque at Heron Quay 2005 Unveiling Plaque at Heron Quay 2005

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1982 Feasibility Study

In April 1982 the LDDC appointed the Economic and Transport Planning Group to investigate the technical, environmental, and commercial feasiblity of establishing and operating aviation facilities for pasengers and freight from a location or locations within the Docklands. Their report Aviation Market Studies (.pdf 3.03mb) was published in September 1982. The LDDC's press release is reproduced elsewhere on this site

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The Public Opinion Polls

Both the LDDC and the London Borough of Newham comissioned public opinion studies of the STOLport proposal. The LDDC's study was conducted by MORI in August and September 1982 and the NOP Study for the Council was carried out in March 1983 in time for the public inquiry.The main findings of these studies can be seen on our Public Opinion Surveys page but here you can see the studies in full:

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The 1983 Public Inquiry

The original public inquiry into Mowlem's proposal to build the airport (then known as the "Stolport") was held between June and October 1983 in a disused Terrapin dock building adjoining the Albert Basin which was specially re-opened for the inquiry. [Note of Pre Inquiry Meeting .pdf 233kb]. The Secretary of States's decision was announced in a letter received in mid August 1984 with which was a copy of the report of the inquiry which took up more than 200 pages:

*Decision Letter (.pdf - 275kb)
*Inquiry Report - Cover page, Contents and Sections 1-7 (.pdf - 1.5mb) - preamble, application site and its surroundings, general historical background, history of current application, planning policies, 'STOL' concept, proposed airport facilities
*Inquiry Report - Sections 8-11 (.pdf - 2.16mb) - proposed airport operations, airports policy and licensing, airspace and safety, aircraft types
*Inquiry Report - Section 12 (.pdf -1.85mb) - noise and pollution
*Inquiry Report - Sections 13-17 (.pdf - 2.07mb) - planning controls and safeguards, surface access, employment, the LDDC's approach to regeneration of the Docklands, the GLC's approach (returning cargo handling to the Royal Docks )
*Inquiry Report - Sections 18-21 (.pdf - 1.32mb) - Newham Borough Council's approach (the residential/community option), the People's Plan, summaries of cases opposing the application
*Inquiry Report - Sections 22-23 (.pdf - 1.19mb) - summaries of cases supporting the application, findings of fact, conclusions and recommendations
*Inquiry Report - Appendices A-D (.pdf - 817kb) - site description (Plymouth Airport), appearances, lists of witnesses, proofs of evidence and appendices, list of documents

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Laying the Foundation Stone

Prince Charles laid the Airport's Foundation Stone at a special ceremony on 29th May 1986. Here are some pictures of the event found in the LDDC's archive. The event included a low level flypast by a Brymon Dash 7 flown by Captain Harry Gee.

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Constructing the Airport

These pictures were taken by Mr R Bryan of East Ham who worked on the construction of the Airport in 1986/87:

Construction scene at London City Airport 1986/87 Construction scene at London City Airport 1986/87 Construction scene at London City Airport 1986/87
Construction scene at London City Airport 1986/87 Construction scene at London City Airport 1986/87
Construction scene at London City Airport 1986/87 Construction scene at London City Airport 1986/87 Construction scene at London City Airport 1986/87

These pictures showing the works to roof over the dry dock to create the Airport's apron are from the Airport's archive - with thanks to Jonathan Smith for finding them. When the works were completed what had been the dry dock was re-filled with water.

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Constructing the Apron Constructing the Apron Constructing the Apron Constructing the Apron Constructing the Apron

See also the following documents:

London City Airport - a new approach to city centre travel - 1987 paper by Roger Sainsbury (848kb)
London City Airport - 1993 paper by Roger Sainsbury and Don Butler (1.76 mb)
Reaching for the Sky - 1998 article by Roger Sainsbury (114kb)
Department of Transport Press Release of 19th February 1987 (51kb) recording remarks made by Aviation Minister, Michael Spicer, at a ceremony to mark the completion of the Airport's runway.
.pdf logo A brochure about the Airport published by Mowlems (2.62mb)
  Photograph of a model of the Airport published by Mowlems in 1985 (.jpg, 124 kb)

 

Note: Roger Sainsbury MA, FEng, FICE was the Mowlem's Director chiefly responsible for the Airport. Don Butler, BSc (Eng), ACGI, DIC, MICE is Managing Director of Donald Butler Associates, Consulting Engineers - he was deeply involved in the early design and construction of the Airport.

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These pictures were sent to us by William G Billing who, in the early eighties, was Head of Projects and Engineering (Requirements) at HQ National Air Traffic Services. His department was responsible for design and planning of the ATC Visual Control Room (VCR) at the Airport. William comments "The unique problems included keeping it low in height agl, but at the same time ensuring that the Controller could see aircraft making their steep (then 7.5 degrees) approach. Initially, only Dash 7s were envisaged - happily that changed over time. As part of the planning process, a full-scale mock-up was made of the Controllers' desks and evaluated by prospective ATC staff. Operationally, arrangements had to be made for the direction of inbound aircraft by a radar controller then based at Heathrow; LCY became another part of the intricate pattern of air traffic serving the capital." The equipment shown, which served successfully for many years, has since been replaced.

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Controllers panel in Visual Control Room 1987

Controllers panel in Visual Control Room 1987

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First Landings

The first aircraft landed at the Airport on 31st May 1987 at a specally organised event to which local people were invited. These pictures were taken by by Mr R Bryan of East Ham who worked on the construction of the Airport - see above.

Photograph taken at the first landing at London City Airport on 31st May 1987 Photograph taken at the first landing at London City Airport on 31st May 1987 Photograph taken at the first landing at London City Airport on 31st May 1987
Photograph taken at the first landing at London City Airport on 31st May 1987 Photograph taken at the first landing at London City Airport on 31st May 1987 Photograph taken at the first landing at London City Airport on 31st May 1987
Photograph taken at the first landing at London City Airport on 31st May 1987 Photograph taken at the first landing at London City Airport on 31st May 1987 Photograph taken at the first landing at London City Airport on 31st May 1987
Photograph taken at the first landing at London City Airport on 31st May 1987 Photograph taken at the first landing at London City Airport on 31st May 1987

Photograph taken at the first landing at London City Airport on 31st May 1987

See also: *Summer 1987 edition of Brymon News (.pdf 556kb) and London City Airport News - Issue 2 (.pdf 1.39mb)

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Opening the Airport

The Airport opened for operations on 26th October 1987 and it was officially opened by HM the Queen just over a month later on 5th November 1987. Here is a cartoon which appeared in the London Evening Standard when the airport opened for flights (click on the picture to see a larger version) and two pictures of the Queen at the official opening with Sir Philip Beck, the Chairman of John Mowlem and Co. plc.

1987 JAK Cartoon HM the Queen at the official opening of the Airport

 

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Aerial Photographs 1987

These aerial photographs were taken in 1987 prior to the opening of the airport
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The Airport at its Opening

These photographs, showing the Airport at its completion in 1987, were sent to us by Nicholas Hopkins who was responsible for public relations at Mowlem's at this time. He was heavily involved in promoting the Airport from 1981 onwards.

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Aerial View of Terminal In the Brasserie In the Business Centre View of the Concourse
Another view of the Concourse Airside bar Duty Free Shop Outside the Terminal Meeting in the Business Centre

The picture at bottom right shows Nicholas Hopkins speaking to Sir Philip Beck (Chairman of John Mowlem and Co plc) - right, at the end of the table - with Airport Director, John Douthwaite, and Roger Sainsbury (a Mowlem director) with their backs to the camera.

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First Day Covers

These splendid first day covers were arranged by members of the British Aerophilatelic Federation to commemorate the start of services from London City Airport on 26th October 1987.

At the far right is a link to a note by Peter Little of the BAF explaining in detail how the covers were conceived, designed, printed and posted. It will be noted that 150 covers were produced for the Brymon flight and 149 for that by Eurocity Express

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Suspension of Paris Services - December 1987

On 18 December 1987 London City/Paris services were suspended because of fears expressed by Brymon's Chief Pilot that ATC services were not of a satisfactory standard for a public transport operation. A month later the CAA nominated three approved London City/Paris routeings, all navigationally superior to NATS' initially specified routeing. Passenger services resumed on 20 January 1988, virtually in controlled airspace throughout.

These events had a considerable impact on perceptions of the Airport which took a long time to dissipate. The matter was investigated by the Competition Commission as part of a 1990 inquiry into the supply of navigation and air traffic control services to civil aircraft. An extract from the report is attached

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Brochures, Guides and Timetables

London City Airport - a Mowlem's brochure (mid 1980s) - 1.7mb
A Businessman's Guide to Air Travel Straight from the Heart - a 1987 Eurocity Express Leaflet (606kb)
1987 Timetable - Eurocity Express (498kb)
The Future of Business Travel - 1987 Brochure of London City Airport (1.44 mb)
London City Airport Information Guide 1987 (557kb)
London City Airport 1992 Brochure (2.82 mb)
London City Airport - a short history by Malcolm Ginsberg (1.45 mb). (Published in December 2005 in connection with the opening of the DLR extension to the Airport)

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Early Press Cuttings

At the time of its construction and during its early years the Airport attracted a good deal of attention in the quality press.

The Times - The Slick City Flyer - 5th November 1987 (two pages - 975kb)
The Times - Airline says City Airport will be start of new trend - 19th February 1987 (33kb)
The Sunday Times - Airport hits a tall story - 10th April 1986 (465kb)
The Guardian - Picture of Dash 7 taken at Stone Laying Ceremony - 30 May 1987 (785kb)
The Financial Times - Chocks away at City Airport - 3rd November 1987 (75kb)
The Financial Times - Docklands stands by for take-off - 20th August 1987 (111kb)
London Daily News - Dogfight over Docklands - 24 February 1987 (468kb)
.pdf logo The Financial Times - Airport advertisement "what would do with an extra hour in Paris? - 5th May 1989 (247kb)

The copyright of these articles lies with the newspaper mentioned

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London City News

Between 1987 and 1989 the Airport published a series of news sheets which are rich in infomration about the early period of the Airport's history. They are reproduced here - Issue 8 is missing, if anyone has a copy we'd love to copy it for this page!

London City Airport News - Issue 1 (Spring 1987 - 1.42mb)
London City Airport News - Issue 2 (Summer 1987 - 1.39mb)
London City Airport News - Issue 3 (Summer 1987 - 1.61mb)
London City Airport News - Issue 4 (Early Autumn 1987 - 1.52mb)
London City Airport News - Issue 5 (Winter 1987 - 1.56mb)
London City Airport News - Issue 6 (Spring 1988 - 1.38mb)
London City Airport News - Issue 7 (September 1988 - 1.64mb)
London City Airport News - Issue 9 (June 1989 - 1.28mb)

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The British Aerospace 146

On 24th July 1988 local residents experienced the BAe 146 when it visited the Airport on a demonstration flight.

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The British Aerospace 146 and London City Airport - British Aerospace 146 brochure (2.09mb) BAe 146 taxis to stand - 28th July 1988 BAe 146 on stand at London City Airport - 24th July 1988
Video Clip taken from an Airport promotional CD (.wmv 387kb)

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The 1990 Public Inquiry

The public inquiry into the Airport's October 1989 application to extend the runway. and vary a number of conditions of the earlier planing permission, started in July 1990 and ended in January 1991. The Secretary of States's decision was announced in a letter received in September 1991 with which was a copy of the report of the inquiry which ran to more than 100 pages:

* Secretary of State's Decision Letter (.pdf 479 kb)
* Inquiry Report - pages 1 to 26 (.pdf, 1.13mb)
* Inquiry Report - pages 27 to 50 (.pdf, 1.10mb)
* Inquiry Report - pages 51 to 76 (.pdf, 1.18mb)
* Inquiry Report - pages 77 to 100 (.pdf, 1.06mb)
* Inquiry Report - Appearances and Documents (incomplete) - .pdf 387kb

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The Airport's Tenth Anniversary

To celebrate its 10th anniversary in October 1997 the Airport published and 80 page Birthday Book. This is reproduced here without the full-page advertisements - 48 pages in all:-

Pages 1-6 (2.61mb) Pages 7-12 (3.75mb)
Pages 13-18 (2.62mb) Pages 19-24 (2.95mb)
Pages 25-30 (3.19mb) Pages 31-36 (2.73mb)
Pages 37-42 (2.30mb) Pages 43-48 (2.33mb)

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The 1998 Planning Permission

In July 1987 the Airport applied to the LDDC - then still the local planning authority - for permission to vary the existing limit on the number of air transport movements (atms) and in particular to increase the annual limit on the number of atms to 73,000. In January 1998 the LDDC decided they were minded to approve the appliation but, as required, referred it to the Secretary of State. It was not until 24th March 1998 that he decided to allow the application to be determined locally. By then the LDDC was about to wound up and it fell to the London Borough of Newham finally to decide the application. On 2nd June 1998 they agreed to grant planning permission. Here are some of the key documents:

Report to LDDC Planning Committee - January 1998 (1.99mb)
LDDC Press Release: - Secretary of State Reviews Plans to Increase Flights from London City Airport (65kb)
Report to LBN Development Control and Licensing Committee - June 1998 (2.61mb)
Airport press release (83kb)

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LDDC Press Releases

The London Docklands Development Corporation, which managed the regeneration of London's Docklands between 1981 and 1998, played a leading role in conceiving London City Airport and securing its develepment. Here is a selection of the Corporation's press releases about the Airport:

August 1982 -Airport Feasibility Study indicates 400-500 jobs for Docklands (67kb)
October 1982 - Majority of Newham Residents Favour Stolport (94kb)
April 1983 - Docklands Stolport (67kb)
August 1984 - Stolport Announcement (60kb)
May 1985 - LDDC Welcomes Government Go-ahead for Royal Docks Stolport (68kb)
February 1986 - London's Stolport Given Go-ahead (140kb)
May 1986 - Prince Charles Visits London Docklands and Lays Foundation Stone of London City Airport (86kb)
September 1991 - London Docklands Jubilant Over Major Inquiry Decisions (88kb)
October 1995 - LDDC Welcomes City Airport's New Owner (67kb)

These press releases are provided by links to the LDDC History Pages - please see the Note on that site concerning the copyright of the LDDC's documents

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Consultative Committee Minutes

The airport's consultative committee, an independent body representing the airport's key stakeholders, has operated since before the airport opened for business in October 1987. Its minutes are a rich source of contemporaneous and chronological information for those interested in the airport's history.

The notes of the Steering Group set up in 1986 to establish the Committee are also available - they met on 8th October, 24th October and 17th November 1986 and on 28th January, 26th March, 6th April and 23rd April 1987

1987 - June, Aug, Sept, Nov 1998 - Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct
1988 - Jan, Feb, Apr, May, Jul, Aug, Sep, Nov, Dec 1999 - Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct
1989 - Jan, Mar, Apr, May, Jul, Sep, Nov 2000 - Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct
1990 - Jan, Mar, March*, May, Jul, Sep, Nov 2001 - Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct
1991 - Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov 2002 - Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct
1992 - Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov 2003 - Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct
1993 - Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov 2004 - Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct
1994 - Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Oct 2005 - Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct
1995 - Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct 2006 - Jan, Feb*, Apr, Jul, Oct
1996 - Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct 2007 - Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct
1997 - Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct 2008 - Jan, Apr Jul , Oct
2009 - Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct 2010 - Jan, Apr, Jul , Oct
2011 - Jan, Apr,Jul, Oct 2012 - Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct
2013 - Jan, Apr, Jul    

 

* Special meeting

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A Brymon History

Brymon Airways played a crucial role in the early history of the Airport.  They no longer operate as a separate entity having been absorbed by British Airways. In 2010 Bruce Hales-Dutton wrote a very interesting history of the airline and this was published in the September 2010 edition of Aircraft - by courtesy of Bruce and the publisher we have produced a .pdf copy of the article (4.22mb) which you can see by clicking here.

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Brymon Pictures

We are grateful to Malcolm Ginsberg for providing these photographs. He was a member of Brymon's Executive Board from 1984 until 1990 and was responsible for external affairs.

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Cpt Harry Gee Tony Auld (left) with Robert Hardless (right) and a member of Brymon's staff at the airport Brymon group at Amsterdam with a Dash 7 in the background. One the left (with the umbrella is Bruce Unsted who was a senior member of the Airport's staff
Brymon's Chief Pilot Cpt Harry Gee (l to r) Tony Auld, Carol Bolton and Robert Hardless who was Brymon's Marketing Manager for South East England Brymon group at Amsterdam with a Dash 7 in the background. On the left (with the umbrella) is Bruce Unsted who was a senior member of the Airport's staff
Brymon Chairman, Charles Stuart Charles Stuart (left) with Brymon MD, Malcolm Naylor Robert Hardless (left) with Michael Portillo MP and a member of Brymon's staff at the Airport
Charles Stuart Charles Stuart (left) with Malcolm Naylor Robert Hardless (left) with Michael Portillo MP and Leanne McCully

 

The late Charles Stuart became Brymon's Chairman in 1983 when Bill Bryce, co-founder of the airline, became financially over-extended and sold out to the Plimsoll Line. Malcolm Naylor was the Managing Director - he now manages Air SouthWest for Sutton Holdings. Robert Hardless was Brymon's Sales Direcotor but in 1992 left to form the the RHA Group specialising in marketing, public relations, representation and consultancy services to the travel and tourism industry with a particular emphasis on aviation. Tony Auld was Brymon's Station Manager at LCY - he is now CEO of Atlantic Airlines based at Coventry. Carol Bolton was in Customer Services at LCY.

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Other Pictures

Here are some of the other pictures we have collected for the project - other contributions would be most welcome
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Bill Lindsell on the ramp with the Duke of Kent
A 1987 briefing for Newham's mayor
A 1982 aiport progress meeting at LDDC
Bill Lindsell, airport director, on the ramp with the Duke of Kent A 1987 briefing for Newham's mayor (Cllr Jack Clow) and his daughter - left Peter Polish (LDDC), Bill Lindsell, John Douthwaite - right Nicholas Hopkins and Stuart Innes (LDDC) A 1982 aiport progress meeting at LDDC - adjourned to the car park when the building was evacuated. Aerial view of apron - July 1989

 

There is an Edd the Duck video item on YouTube which makes use of London City Airways footage with pictures of their Dash 7 aircraft - click here

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Runway News

Since October 2005 the Airport has distributed a community newsletter to local homes. So far there have been 22 editions (Edition 19 is to follow)::

Runway News One (407 kb) Runway News Two (348 kb)
Runway News Three (662 kb) Runway News Four (312 kb)
Runway News Five (279kb) Runway News Six (200 kb)
Runway News Seven (319kb) Runway News Eight (216kb)

Runway News Nine (446kb)*

.pdf logo Runway News Ten (840kb)
.pdf logo Runway News Eleven (576kb) .pdf logo Runway News Twelve (2.16mb)
.pdf logo Runway News Thirteen (2.12mb) .pdf logo Runway News Fourteen (627kb)
.pdf logo Runway News Fifteen (465kb) .pdf logo Runway News Sixteen (527kb)
.pdf logo Runway News Seventeen (607kb) .pdf logo Runway News Eighteen (423kb)
.pdf logo Runway News Twenty (790kb) .pdf logo Runway News Twenty-One (2.02mb)
.pdf logo Runway News Twenty-Two (1.85mb) .pdf logo Runway News Twenty-Three (8.1mb)
.pdf logo Runway News Twenty-Four (3.35mb) .pdf logo Runway News - Spcial Edition - Airport Stand Replacement Project (1mb)

*This newsletter states that the Airport's Interim Planning Application is to be considered by the London Brough of Newham at a special meeting of its Development Control Committee to be held on 18th June 2008. The meeting was later postponed and approval to the applicationwas not given until July 2009.

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Community and Environment Review

Starting in 2004 the Airport has published a periodic overview of its Community and Environmental Programmes. So far there have been two editions:

Community and Environment Review 2004 (907 kb) Community and Environment Review 2007 (1.66 kb)

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Docklands Light Railway - City Airport Extension - Monitoring reports

This important extension of the Docklands Light Railway (DLR), which runs from Canning Town to the Airport and on to North Woolwich, opened for passenger services on Friday 2nd December 2005.

Starting in 2007 DLR has each year published a Monitoring Report on the operation of the new line. Here are the first three such reports:

.pdf logo First Monitoring Report (9.83mb) .pdf logo Second Monitoring Report (2.5mb)
Third Monitoring Report (2.2mb)    

 

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Interim Planning Application - August 2007

Here are the supporting documents submitted with the Airport's application to vary the limits in the airport planning permission so as to increase to 120,000 the number of permitted flights.   The application did not seek permission to construct any new facilities.

Environmental Impact Statement
Contents(133kb) 11. Cumulative Effects (4.36mb)
1. Introduction (1.33mb) Glossary and Abbreviations (43kb)
2. Methodology (4.36mb) Appendices - Contents Page
3. Planning Policy (137kb) Appendix A - EIA Scoping Report (3.73mb)
4. Non Significant Issues (98kb) Appendix B1 - Transport Assessment (6.26mb)
5. Surface Transport and Access (199kb) Appendix B2 - Travel Plan (5.26mb)
6. Noise (241kb) Appendix C - Air Noise Calculation Assumptions
7. Air Quality (2.91mb) Appendix D - Application of Threshold Criteria for the Assessment of Airports (119kb)
8. Socio Economic Impact (915kb) Appendix E - Economic and Social Impact Study (1.45mb)
9. Waste (142kb) Appendix F - Impact on Regeneration (8.55mb)
10. Summary of Mitigation and Residual Effects (74kb) Appendix G - Ecological Report (8.56mb)
Health Impact Statement Non Technical Summary
Health Impact Statement (8mb) EIA Non Technical Summary (887kb)
Planning Statement
Covering Letter (97kb) Schedule of Owners (9kb)
.pdf logo Planning Statement (426kb) .pdf logo Site Location Plan (1.15mb)
Planning Application Form (2.41mb)    
Environmental Impact Statement - Addendum (December 2007)
Covering Letter (236kb) Appendix B3 - ANASE Study Reviews (73kb)
Addendum (9.12mb) Appendix C1 - Air Quality Assumptions (51kb)
Revised Non Technical Summary (7.84mb) Appendix C2 - Air Quality Monitor Data (97kb)
Appendix A - LBN Regulation 19 Letter (323kb) Appendix C3 - Model Verification (74kb)
Appendix B1 - Noise Contour Figures (zip 25.86mb) Appendix D - Travel Plan (5.26mb)
Appendix B2 - ANASE Study Findings (84kb)    
Environmental Impact Statement - Second Addendum (April 2008)
Covering Letter (209kb) Second Addendum (3.8mb)
Appendix A - LBN Regulation 19 letter (120kb) Appendix B1 - Plan showing present and Interim Application PSZs (3.44mb)
Appendix B2 - PSZ detailed Site Plans plus Key Plan and Schedule (.zip 19.87mb) Appendix B3 - Projected PSZs: Effecit on Employment and Gross Value Added (18kb)
Appendix B4 - Summary of Drivers Jones report – impact on housing value of PSZs (2.69mb) Appendix C - PPG24: Noise Exposure Categories for new dwellings (8.60mb)
Appendix D - Waste Figures (50kb) Revised Non Technical Summary (369kb)

 

The application was decided in 2009 but there has since been an (unsuccessful) Judicial Review - please visit our Looking Ahead page for more information.

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Annual Performance Report

The Report for 2011 along with Appendices 1-9 and Appendices 10-17 were posted to this website in July 2012. The 2012 report will be published in July 2013 but meanwhile here is the Community Review for 2012

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