Click on the links below to watch videos about the Thames Gateway in Essex.
21, March 2007
There are plans to build an 18 storey tower block on the site of the old garrison in Shoebury. It will be visible for miles around. However, some people in Shoebury don't like the idea, and Andy Gordon has been there to find out more.
19, March, 2007
A child living in the Gateway tells us what she likes about where she lives and how she wants things to change in the coming years. Caitlyn West is seven-years-old and lives in Billericay. Her town is not officially in the Thames Gateway, but she thinks that development might spread to her area.
6, March, 2007
Southend is fast becoming a popular area for student life. BBC reporter Andy Gordon has been to find out more about the educational centres based in the South Essex town.
22, February, 2007
Artist Jane Wilbraham has designed a giant fish that will parade along the High Street in Purfleet as part of the inaugural Purfleet One Float Carnival. Watch Andy Gordon's film about the project.
18, February, 2007
A child living in the Gateway tells us what he likes about where he lives and how he want things to change in the coming years. Watch Andy Gordon's video.
15, February, 2007
Artist Milika Muritu is transforming a tower block in Southend by decorating the windows of the laundry rooms. But what do the residents of the area think? Watch the video.
14, February, 2007
Students at the Aveley School have been thinking of ways of symbolically regenerating and bringing together local communities. One pupil wants to build a tunnel of love.
13, February, 2007
Watch a video of the Chief Executive of the Thames Gateway Judith Armitt walking around Basildon talking about regeneration.