HS2 works will see lanes cut and 20mph limit on A40

Drivers are set to experience long delays on the A40 for months due to HS2 works. The busy West London stretch will be reduced to two lanes from Monday, May 27 until late October this year between Hanger Lane and Alperton Lane in Ealing. Additionally, TfL has confirmed the A40 will be turned into a contraflow […]

HS2 begins foundation works for key A43 bridge

HS2 has begun foundation works for a key bridge that will take a major A road over the new high-speed railway just outside Brackley, after successfully completing the temporarily realignment of both carriageways. The A43 – which links Oxford, Brackley and Northampton – is a vital route, providing access to Silverstone and connections between the […]

£4.7bn of reallocated HS2 funding to be spent across North and Midlands

The Government says millions of people in the North and the Midlands will benefit from better public transport, reduced congestion and upgraded local bus and train stations thanks to the new £4.7 billion Local Transport Fund announced today (26 February).  Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Transport Secretary Mark Harper have confirmed that the North will […]

HS2 moves first huge Delta Junction viaduct section over M42/M6 link road

HS2 has moved the firstviaduct section into place over the motorway network in North Warwickshire, which it says marks a milestone for the project’s Delta Junction as HS2 reaches peak construction in the region. Contractors working for HS2 have used a specialist push-pull technique to move the 84 metre, 300 tonne steel viaduct section into […]

Solar Gates UK Operations Director, Christopher Long, invited by HS2 to meet new conservative candidate for Weald of Kent, Katie Lam

Solar Gates UK, leaders in solar powered site security, are privileged to announce that Operations Director, Christopher Long, has been invited by High-Speed Two (HS2) to meet with the recently appointed Conservative candidate for the newly created seat of Weald of Kent. The meeting aims to foster collaboration and celebrate the contributions of local businesses, […]

Cheshire East Council seeks ‘fair and equitable deal’ following HS2 Phase 2 scrapping

Cheshire East Council is pursuing a compensation and investment package from Government following the decision to scrap HS2 north of Birmingham – a deal the authority says would fairly compensate for the loss of an ‘unprecedented economic opportunity’. On Friday (20 October), the leader and deputy leader of Cheshire East Council wrote to Minister of […]

Euston Road lane closures introduced for HS2 works

Works begin today (20 February) on the Euston Road near Euston Station in London as part of the HS2 rail project. This is part of a series of HS2 works involving lane closures on Euston Road over the next seven years and TfL and HS2 are working together to ensure people are aware of the disruption and can […]

Plans set out for improvements to M56 Junction 6 as part of HS2 works

The builders of HS2 have published plans which aim to radically improve capacity at Junction 6 of the M56 to support future growth and development aspirations around the proposed new HS2/Norther Powerhouse Rail station at Manchester Airport. The proposals, developed in conjunction with National Highways, suggest relocating Junction 6 of the motorway to the southwest […]


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