BakerHicks Earns Place on Cumbria County Council Professional Services Framework

The multi-disciplinary design, engineering and project delivery company BakerHicks has been appointed to the Cumbria County Council Professional Services Framework 4 which will run for four years. The Framework aims to establish a sustainable consultancy supply chain to help deliver the Council’s future capital works programme. This includes the development of highways, property and public […]

National Highways may have to reverse infilling of historic railway bridge

National Highways may have to restore a railway bridge to its former state after applying for retrospective planning permission to infill it with concrete. The Guardian reports that the decision to bury the bridge arch at Great Musgrave in Cumbria is facing hundreds of objections a week in a move which has been condemned as […]

Cumbria’s transport network improvement plans are launched

Cumbria County Council is to publish its Transport Infrastructure Plan (CTIP) 2022 – 2037. The CTIP was developed by the council and Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (CLEP) and describes the role of transportation and connectivity in supporting sustainable and inclusive growth in Cumbria. The plan outlines a vision for improving transport and infrastructure in Cumbria […]

MPs unite to address road safety issues

Two of South Cumbria’s MPs have joined a meeting with National Highways to discuss how to make the A590 through the county safer. Cumbrian local newspaper The Mail reports how former Lib Dem leader Tim Farron and Conservative backbencher Simon Fell attended the Cumbria Better Connected meeting to discuss ideas such as introducing average speed […]


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