Buckinghamshire Council announces contractor line-up for highway maintenance works

Buckinghamshire Council has announced the 12 approved contractors who will be working on highways, maintenance and infrastructure projects in the county from next month. The announcement completes all elements of the transition of the council’s highways and maintenance contract work to new partners, as the contract with current partner Ringway Jacobs comes to an end at […]

Buckinghamshire Council awards 8-year Highways Consultancy Contract to Atkins 

Buckinghamshire Council has awarded an 8-year contract to Atkins – a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group – to provide design and professional services for the county’s highways. The contract will run from 1 April 2023, when the current Transport for Buckinghamshire arrangements come to an end. Atkins will work in close collaboration with Buckinghamshire Council […]

Virtual bus stops: Go-Ahead to launch on-demand bus service in Buckinghamshire

The Go-Ahead Group is to operate a demand responsive bus service from Tuesday 27 September in the town of High Wycombe, allowing customers to request a pick-up at a ‘virtual bus stop’. The group’s Carousel Buses brand is teaming up with Buckinghamshire Council to run the ride-sharing service which is aimed at encouraging shoppers, commuters, […]

Buckinghamshire Council announces new partner to continue programme of highways improvements

Buckinghamshire Council has announced that Balfour Beatty Living Places has been awarded the future Term Maintenance Contract to look after the county’s highway network. Balfour Beatty Living Places will take on the multi-million-pound contract on 1 April 2023 when the council’s current agreement with Ringway Jacobs, working under the Transport for Buckinghamshire umbrella, comes to […]

Enforcement cameras installed as part of Buckinghamshire Council trial

As part of a trial by Buckinghamshire Council to help improve safety and accessibility, Yunex Traffic has supplied and installed enforcement cameras at three locations in the county. Two of the company’s LaneWatch ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) cameras have been sited at locations in High Wycombe and one in Marlow. The three specific sites […]

Buckinghamshire Council lodges appeals against six HS2 lorry route decisions

Buckinghamshire Council has issued judicial review proceedings against decisions made by the Planning Inspectors in respect of Schedule 17 lorry route approvals submitted by HS2 Limited. Councillor Steven Broadbent, Cabinet Member for Transport at the Council said: “The decision to go ahead and take these appeals to the High Court is the right thing to […]

Buckinghamshire Council approves an extra £3 million for county’s roads

Councillors in Buckinghamshire have today agreed an extra £3 million investment to improve the county’s roads, in addition to the £24 million already allocated to highways improvements. The extra £3 million is being set aside specifically so an extra £2.5 million can be spent repairing potholes with another half a million pounds to upgrade road […]

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