Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas expressed concerns that an energy park in Bexley will lead to “toxic fumes” billowing across the Thames to the Rainham and Beam Park development area.
More than 500 new homes are to be constructed in the heart of Bexleyheath on the former Civic Offices site.
Plans for the regeneration of the Arthur Street estate in Erith will go on display at a public consultation event on Saturday September 1.
Residents and businesses in the Bexley Riverside growth area are being invited to workshops to discuss their ambitions and aspirations for their communities over the next 20 years.
The council has promised to build on the work that took place to bid to become the Greater London Authority’s London Borough of Culture, and has restated its commitment to put culture firmly at the centre of its growth plans.