NO ROOM FOR COMPLACENCY
Gatwick is determined to increase its business, both by increasing activity for its present runway and by building a second runway. That ambition has not gone away.
We now know that the more flights per hour, the further East arrivals tend to fly. Langton Green and Rusthall have been bombarded this summer, and when more arrival flights happen West and Central Tunbridge Wells will be subjected to a similar hell.
Ironically, Tunbridge Wells is being described as a ‘destination town’ by Councillors ambitious for the town’s economy, but apparently oblivious to the ‘destination’ threat from Gatwick.
Even those who feel they can live with the present situation need to be aware that things are changing, and not for the better.
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