Last edited 29 November 2010 at 12:00pm

Climate-wrecking plans for a third runway at Heathrow airport have been axed. In a huge victory in the fight for genuine action against catastrophic climate change, the coalition government has cancelled the project. Which means that Airplot, the piece of land slap bang in the middle of the proposed third runway site at Heathrow and collectively owned by tens of thousands of people from around the world, probably won't now be needed.

Campaign updates

Video: Planting the Airplot orchard

Did you know that the area where Heathrow is now was covered with orchards? It's hard to imagine that now; standing on a small plot of land near...
Posted by saunvedan - 18 November, 2009 - 18:02

Architects lose green sheen by winning third runway contract

One of third runway architects Grimshaw's earlier works (photo by Mat Strange) Even though it hasn't been officially announced, it's been widely reported...
Posted by jamie - 18 November, 2009 - 17:07

Airplot allotment live!

Follow the airplot allotment as it unfolds today...
Posted by christian - 13 November, 2009 - 11:51 -

Heathrow writer-in-residence helps plant orchard to stop the third runway

Alison Steadman, Carol Ann Duffy and Richard Briers muck in on the Airplot Down on the parcel of land Greenpeace has bought on the site of the proposed...
Posted by jamie - 13 November, 2009 - 11:47 -

What's your plot to stop the third runway?

While BAA continues to make its case for a third runway at Heathrow, the plot of land we bought on the proposed site is still there, and the allotment Richard...
Posted by jamie - 22 October, 2009 - 16:14

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