Our community

Last updated: 22 December 2017

Our community

Tideway is committed to being a responsible business, a good neighbour and to give back to the communities impacted by construction of the tunnel.

There will be a cleaner, healthier river following completion of the tunnel but we also want to deliver a lasting legacy for London created from the long-term benefits that Tideway will bring.

These benefits will start in the early stages of project delivery with programmes for community investment, education and social responsibility, which will boost the social and economic wellbeing of Londoners and their communities.

Four thousand direct, sustainable jobs will be created in relation to tunnel construction and there will be a skills legacy in engineering, river transport and many other areas.

Working in the community

Read more about how communities affected by the tunnel works will be informed and engaged, being kept up to date with what is being done, when and why.

Giving back to the community

Read more about community partnerships, volunteering programme and charitable giving.

Education programme

Read more about engagement with schools and how STEM ambassadors inspire tomorrow’s generation of engineers and construction workers.

Art and heritage

Read about our strategy for developing public realm and public art for the Thames Tideway Tunnel, including permanent commissions for foreshore structures, artwork on hoardings around our sites and engaging with the public on river heritage.

Careers and skills

Read more about the approach to recruiting 4,000 jobs for construction, and how it addresses skills gaps.

Tideway's commitment on modern slavery

Modern slavery and human trafficking are atrocious forms of organised crime in which people are treated as commodities and exploited for criminal gain. Tideway is committed to improving our practices to combat modern slavery and human trafficking. Read more

Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Policy

Read more about Tideway’s approach to running our project in a responsible, ethical and sustainable way.

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