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Encyclopedia > Thurrock Development Corporation

Thurrock Thames Gateway Development Corporation is an Urban Development Corporation set up by the Government of the United Kingdom covering the entire the borough and unitary authority of Thurrock in Essex. It handles large planning applications in the borough, and is part of the government's plan for urban expansion in the Thames Gateway. The agencies responsible for the government of the United Kingdom consist of a number of ministerial departments (usually headed by a Secretary of State) and non-ministerial departments headed by senior civil servants. ... A unitary authority is a type of local authority, which has a single-tier and is responsible for all local government functions within its area. ... Thurrock is a unitary authority in England. ... Essex is a county in the East of England. ... The Thames Gateway is an area of land stretching 40 miles eastwards from East London on both sides of the River Thames and the Thames Estuary. ...

External links

  • Thurrock Thames Gateway Urban Development Corporation
  • The Thurrock Development Corporation (Area and Constitution) Order 2003



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