Battersea road safety upgrade to tackle collision hotspot for pedestrians and cyclists

Plans for the new scheme are focused on improving safety for pedestrians, cyclists and bus passengers along Battersea’s Queenstown Road towards Chelsea Bridge. Wandsworth Council’s Transport Committee unanimously agreed to upgrade this stretch of road following 79 collisions in recent years, using contributions from local developers and Transport for London. With a focus on more […]

Galliford Try wins £98m trio of infrastructure contracts

Galliford Try has announced it has won three civils contract wins worth a total £98m. One job, for Calderdale Council, is on the £34m A629 Phase 2 Halifax town centre scheme. The redevelopment will see Galliford Try improve transport in the area through pedestrianisation, new cycle routes, new bus stops and upgraded crossing facilities. The […]

Inverness Area Roads capital programme approved for 2024/25

Members of the City of Inverness Area Committee have agreed a list of proposed prioritised roadworks which will be funded out of Highland Council’s Capital Budget allocation for 2024/25. The local allocations capital budget for 2024/25 remains to be established, which will be calculated from the approved capital budget allocation. The estimated area capital roads’ […]

Solihull Council seeks views on A452 Chester Road Improvement Scheme

Solihull residents and commuters are being invited to share their views on a new multi-modal improvement scheme being developed to tackle congestion and reduce journey times along a key section of the A452 (Chester Road). The proposed scheme will aim to improve the highway capacity between the roundabouts with Moorend Avenue and Coleshill Heath Road […]

Burges Salmon advises North Somerset Council on Banwell bypass as UK Government grants CPO

The Planning and Compulsory Purchase team at independent UK law firm Burges Salmon has worked with North Somerset Council on the £90m Banwell bypass which was granted Compulsory Purchase Orders (CPOs) by the Department for Transport last week. Funded through Homes England’s Housing Infrastructure Fund, the bypass will run to the north of Banwell village, removing traffic congestion […]

Plans for new Llanharan bypass in Wales to be discussed

Plans for a new Llanharan bypass have been revealed after a previous project was rejected last year as part of the Welsh Government’s roads review. The original project, which had strong local support, was one of 31 new road schemes culled by deputy climate change minister Lee Water, whose responsibilities include transport, last year. This followed […]

Town centre transport improvements scheme progresses in Cannock

A regeneration project to improve walking and cycling routes in Cannock town centre is progressing well with a third of the scheme due for completion by the end of the week. The 12-week scheme will see new shared cycle routes, upgraded crossing points and widened footways in Church Street and Ringway, as well as a […]

Westminster City Council and The Crown Estate present their Vision for Regent Street

Westminster City Council and The Crown Estate unveil their ‘Regent Street Public Realm Vision’ with exciting ambitions for surrounding landmark areas. Presenting a unique global and local opportunity, Westminster City Council and The Crown Estate have launched the Regent Street Public Realm Vision Report.  The report outlines collective ambitions for one of London’s most iconic […]

Smoother journeys to come thanks to A5 resurfacing scheme

Drivers using the A5 through Staffordshire will soon be enjoying smoother and safer journeys as major resurfacing works are being carried out. Resurfacing work is to be carried out along a busy stretch of the A5 in Staffordshire which will bring smoother journeys for road users. The work will be carried out between the A5/A4601 […]

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