Introducing Lake Lothing Third Crossing
The Lake Lothing Third Crossing would link from Waveney Drive on the south side, to Denmark Road and Peto Way on the north side of Lake Lothing.
It would be a lifting bridge to enable tall vessels to pass through. It would also be higher than the existing bascule bridge so a large number of boats would be able to pass underneath without the need to lift.
- Permission granted to build Lowestoft’s third crossing (30 April 2020)
- Suffolk awaits imminent Government decision on Lowestoft third crossing (29 April 2020)
Secretary of State's decision
On 30 April 2020, the Secretary of State for Transport decided under section 114 of the Planning Act 2008 to make an Order granting development consent for the Lake Lothing Third Crossing. The Order comes in to force on 21 May 2020. Read the Secretary of State's decision and related documents here
Discharge of Lake Lothing Third Crossing Requirements
The Lake Lothing (Lowestoft) Third Crossing Order 2020 is subject to a series of ‘Requirements’ set out in Schedule 2 to the Order. Requirements are akin to planning conditions.
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