Mace appointed to £45 million local authority highways framework

Mace, the global consultancy and construction company, has landed a role on Hampshire County Council’s technical resource framework for highways improvement programmes across the south of England.  The framework, worth a total of £45 million over a four-year period, is administered by Hampshire County Council but covers an area that stretches across 14 counties, from Devon in […]

County Council’s surface dressing programme making Hampshire roads more resilient

Nearly 600 miles of Hampshire roads will be given a new lease of life this summer as Hampshire County Council’s annual programme of road surface strengthening gets underway at 400 locations. Councillor Nick Adams-King, the County Council’s Executive Lead Member for Universal Services, said: “We know that potholes and other road defects are a cause […]

Hampshire County Council gives green light to 19 highways improvement schemes using £8.45m ‘Network North’ funding

Nineteen projects, including road resurfacing schemes, have been given the go-ahead using Hampshire County Council’s share of the Government’s reallocated ‘Network North’ HS2 funding. In October 2023, the Government confirmed that Hampshire would receive an additional £4.225m in 2023/24 and £4.225m in 2024/25 to be ringfenced for the maintenance of local roads, pavements, cycleways and […]

More bus services set to run in Hampshire

Travelling by bus will soon become even more appealing for Hampshire residents when three bus companies introduce more frequent services on some of their commercially operated routes across the county Hampshire County Council, as part of the Bus Service Improvement Partnership, has allocated £4.2 million Government funding to Stagecoach South, Go South Coast, and First […]

Residents support Hampshire’s Cart and Horses junction improvements

Hampshire County Council has revealed residents have reacted positively to designs for potential improvements for the Cart and Horses junction on the A33 and B3047 near Winchester. However the council making clear that progressing an improvement scheme in the village of Kings Worthy is reliant on a decision by central Government. In response to concerns […]

Hampshire County Council appoints new contractors for civils and highways framework

Hampshire County Council has appointed new contractors for its fifth-generation civils and highways framework covering the south of England. VolkerFitzpatrick, BAM Nuttall and Galliford Try are among the contractors who have won a place for the first time this year on the major project lot. The four-year framework could see a spend of up to […]

Hampshire County Council to approve latest round of cuts, including highway maintenance

Plans, including cuts to public transport, turning off street lights, fixing potholes and removing school crossing patrols, are all part of Hampshire County Council’s plan to slash spending. The council will meet next week (November 9) to approve, as recommended, the saving proposal to try to fill the £132 million budget gap forecasted by 2025/26. […]

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