Council invests an additional £9.1 million to deliver improvements to Cornwall’s road network

Cornwall Council has announced an additional £9.1 million of capital investment into maintaining and repairing Cornwall’s roads.  The council already invests around £40 million a year in maintaining and improving the 7,250 kilometres (4,530 miles) road network, which ranges from busy A roads to narrow rural roads.   This £9.1 million of capital funding means that an additional […]

Speed limit to be reduced to 20mph in more areas across Cornwall

Cornwall is one of the first rural areas to cut speed limits from 30mph to 20mph in built up areas to make roads safer for everyone.   Cabinet members approved the Cornwall wide roll out that will see the new 20mph limit introduced in phases in urban and residential areas, after hearing how successful pilot schemes to […]

Every residential street in Cornwall to get 20mph speed limit

Every residential street in Cornwall is set to get a 20mph speed limit after the council said its pilot scheme was a success. Cornwall Council is looking to spend £3.8 million on installing new 20mph signs in all residential areas which are eligible. The plan to introduce a blanket speed limit reduction from 30mph to […]

Cornwall Council to start street lighting project

This month will see the start of a countywide streetlighting upgrade across Cornwall, according to the council. The project will run over the next three years. It will see the majority of our 55,000 streetlights replaced with new LED fittings. The project will be completed by Enerveo, the council’s maintenance contractor. This project is essential […]

Cormac on the search for contractors to support council’s technical services framework

Cornwall Council’s highways, engineering and construction specialist Cormac Solutions is seeking to establish a strategic partnership for a technical services framework, which will cover geotechnical and geoenvironmental assessment and design. The aim of the framework is to provide additional resources to support Cormac Solutions’ existing design consultancy capabilities. This will help the company provide quality […]


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