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Environmental Policy and Objectives

Environmental Policy and Objectives

Environmental Statement

Crossrail received Royal Assent under the Crossrail Act 2008.  The Act was accompanied by an Environmental Statement (ES).  It comprises a main ES which was submitted alongside the Crossrail Bill in February 2005 and a number of additional volumes which were published between May 2005 and May 2007. 

The Crossrail ES was supported by a series of Specialist Technical Reports. 

Download the Environmental Statement

To request copies by email please contact our Helpdesk or submit a request to us by filling in the "Contact Us" form at the head of this page.


Environmental Minimum Requirements

The construction of Crossrail will be governed by the Environmental Minimum Requirements which comprise:

1. General Principles
2. The Construction Code
3. The Planning & Heritage Memorandum
4. The Environmental Memorandum

The EMR sets out the measures to control and manage environmental impacts which contractors and others working to build the railway will work under.  It was developed by Crossrail by working with the relevant Local Authorities and Statutory Agencies.

Download the Environmental Minimum Requirements.


Environment Policy

Our policy approach to the environment is set out in the Crossrail Environment Policy.

Download Environment Policy_2019 Redacted


Carbon Footprint Corporate Statement

Crossrail has a carbon footprint policy statement which sets out how we intend to reduce our carbon footprint.

Download Carbon Footprint_2019 Redacted