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"A unique mosaic of habitats that supports an
incredible diversity of wildlife"

- Kent Wildlife Trust

About the Campaign

A dedicated and proactive campaign group fighting to save Swanscombe Peninsula from the inappropriate London Resort theme park and to protect the nature and wildlife that thrives there for future generations.

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Why would developing this site be so harmful to nature, wildlife and humans?

Nature 

100 hectares ...

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of SSSI land would be destroyed, with habitat fragementation and disturbance from light and noise having further impacts on nature and wildlife.

of extra cars will be added to local roads every day creating even worse congestion

of extra cars will be added to local roads every day creating even worse congestion

Invertebrates

2000 species ...

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of invertebrate that live on the peninsula, including 250 that are rare or threatened, would be displaced or killed.

of extra cars will be added to local roads every day creating even worse congestion

of extra cars will be added to local roads every day creating even worse congestion

Traffic Chaos

Thousands ...

Traffic Jam

of extra cars will be added to local roads every single day, creating even worse congestion than exists already in areas like Swanscombe, Gravesend and Dartford.

of extra cars will be added to local roads every day creating even worse congestion

of extra cars will be added to local roads every day creating even worse congestion

Flooding

571.33mm ...

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is the average annual rainfall in Swanscombe (source: Met Office). Without the Swanscombe Peninsula floodplain, flooding will extend even further inland.

of extra cars will be added to local roads every day creating even worse congestion

of extra cars will be added to local roads every day creating even worse congestion

Birds

82 species ...

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of breeding birds, including nightingales, kingfishers and long-eared owls, would suffer devastating impact.

of extra cars will be added to local roads every day creating even worse congestion

of extra cars will be added to local roads every day creating even worse congestion

Job Losses

Thousands...

Construction Worker

of existing skilled, local jobs would be affected as businesses are forced from the area ahead of development.

of extra cars will be added to local roads every day creating even worse congestion

of extra cars will be added to local roads every day creating even worse congestion

Air Pollution

4.2 times ...

Car in the Smoke

the level of PM2.5 in Swanscombe was 4.2 times the WHO annual air quality guideline value when checked with IQ Air in November 2021. The extra cars and loss of Swanscombe's natural carbon sink will make the air quality even worse.

of extra cars will be added to local roads every day creating even worse congestion

of extra cars will be added to local roads every day creating even worse congestion

Announcements

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Swanscombe Peninsula nominated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) by Natural England

Kent Wildlife Trust, RSPB, Buglife and CPRE Kent are also campaigning to save Swanscombe Peninsula

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Social Media

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Petitions

Paul Hetherington, Buglife, created the petition "No fun for Nature" to call on the Secretary of State to Save Swanscombe Peninsula.

SSP campaign petition asking  BBC Studios to withdraw their commercial interest from The London Resort proposal.