Planning application for next stage of Parkside link road project submitted

A planning application for the next stage of the Parkside link road project has been submitted. St Helens Council says the link road is entering the ‘latter stages’ of construction and now is the time to ‘make some final minor amendments’ that will ensure it delivers on its promise of enabling new jobs, regeneration and […]

Active travel: Government programme off-track as funding reductions hold back progress

The Government is not on track to meet objectives to increase rates of active travel by 2025. In a report published today, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) warns that funding cuts made this year by the Department for Transport (DfT) could hold back objectives to increase active travel, including cycling and walking. The report further […]

Operations begin in the London Borough of Barnet as Marlborough Highways wins major Maintenance Framework Contract

Marlborough Highways is delighted to announced that it has secured a place on Barnet Council’s Highway Maintenance Works Framework. The four-year partnership commenced on 1 June 2023 and involves planned carriageway and footway reconstruction works in the London Borough of Barnet, with an option to extend for two further years. The award comes after a competitive bid process, […]

Core Highways Strengthens leadership team

Core Highways Group has strengthened its position in the UK highways services sector with the appointment of respected industry figures Jenny Moten and Charlie Cornish.  On the operations side, Jenny Moten has joined the company as Regional Managing Director, arriving from Cadent Gas where she was Northwest Network Director – overseeing £2.5bn of assets and […]

King’s Speech: New transport laws urgently needed, city regions urge Prime Minister

The Government must urgently implement a series of legislative interventions on transport – such as safeguarding bus services and regulating e-scooters – in the upcoming King’s Speech, the UK’s biggest city region transport authorities have urged the Prime Minister. In an open letter to Rishi Sunak, they warn that transport systems in many city regions are ‘failing […]

East Leeds Orbital Route recognised with prestigious national construction award

The East Leeds Orbital Route (ELOR) has won the Transport Project of the Year at the 2023 British Construction Industry Awards (BCIA). The winners of the 2023 British Construction Industry Awards, which is jointly organised by New Civil Engineer and the Institution of Civil Engineers, were crowned in front of the industry, on 11 October […]


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