The government's decision to rule out the Swanscombe peninsula as the site for a new Thames Crossing safeguards the area for a possible movie theme park.
Tony Sefton, project leader, said: ''This is great news. We are over the moon for the project and the area. And we are working towards a major announcement in the New Year.''
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