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Friends Respond to the Third Runway Consultation

The government reopened the consultation process with a closing date of December 19th as there had, previously, been an underestimate of the potential noise levels over Central London. We were very grateful to a member for doing the hard work for us and we were therefore able to respond and have our views registered in time.

Our two Parks at present enjoy a low ambient noise and would be particularly sensitive to aircraft noise.
We are concerned that aircraft either overflying on a straight line to the proposed third runway or joining a flight path would have an unacceptable noise impact on these two Grade 1 listed Parks in Central London.

We had hoped to enlist the support of The Royal Parks ,or to join them in a response, but they declined as they said that they were focussing on the impact of a third runway on the Longford River which feeds Bushy Park.
Sue Price

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