£850m of highways contract “up for grabs” in Liverpool

Liverpool City Council has put contractors on alert for £850m in planned highways work. The authority has launched a pre-market engagement exercise to glean feedback on its proposed framework. The framework is expected to be in place from late January 2025 and run for up to four years. A maximum of four suppliers are likely […]

Liverpool City Council starts search for highways contractors

Liverpool City Council has started its search for highway maintenance providers for a contract that will start in April 2025 and run to 2028. The highways maintenance works will encompass various aspects of maintenance, repair and installation, including but not limited to: • 24/7/365 Emergency response to incidents on the highway• Reactive highway maintenance, including […]

Multi-million pound upgrade to Liverpool’s roads begins

Liverpool City Council has appointed three contractors to deliver the next phase of its Highways Investment Programme (HIP). The Council’s Transportation and Highways team and their delivery partners are now progressing with the upgrade of more than 29 roads, through an £11m eco-friendly maintenance programme, which will see the delivery of: •           10 schemes in the […]

Four year plan to transform Liverpool City Council services

Liverpool City Council has published an ‘ambitious’ plan to improve services over the next four years. The Council Plan 2023-2027 sets clear aims and ambitions to shape the improvement of the delivery of services for the city’s half a million residents. The organisation has been on an improvement journey since the publication of a Best […]

Liverpool outlines roadmap to reduce car usage in climate change battle

Liverpool City Council is to set out its key transport priorities for the next four years as part of its ambition to achieve Carbon net-zero status and tackle climate change. A report to the Council’s Cabinet next week (Tuesday, September 19) will seek approval for the adoption of a wide-ranging Transport Plan. This will include number […]

Multi-million pound boost for Liverpool’s active travel revolution

A trio of temporary cycle lanes in Liverpool, created during the Covid-19 pandemic, are set to be made permanent thanks to a multi-million pound funding boost. A report to Liverpool City Council’s Cabinet is recommending an allocation of £10.95m from the Active Travel England be accepted and invested in enhancing the three routes into fully […]

Liverpool Mayor commits almost £4m to fix potholes and repair roads

Liverpool Mayor Steve Rotheram has announced that nearly £4m will be dedicated to fixing potholes and repairing highways across the Liverpool City Region. The £3.7m has been secured by Mayor Rotheram and the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority to upgrade and repair key parts of the highway network which could also include bus lanes, cycle […]

Liverpool City Council seeks views on major new active travel route

A public consultation has launched this week on a major new active travel route in the city. Liverpool City Council is asking the public for their feedback on the proposed active travel route, which would run for approximately 8km from Childwall through Wavertree and into the city centre. This new route, which would provide access […]


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