Winners of Manchester City Council Highways Construction Work framework announced

Manchester City Council has awarded nine firms places on its latest Highways Construction Work framework to deliver transport infrastructure projects across the Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Cheshire roads network. The £100m framework will run for two years with an option for a further two-year extension. It has been split into lots covering small works up […]

Manchester City Council starts search for contractors for £100m of highways work

Manchester City Council has started the search for contractors to carry out £100m of highways work. The council has published an official notice seeking interest in a framework agreement for highways construction and general civils work, which it said could include bulk excavation, bridge construction and retaining walls. The framework is also open for use by other […]

Manchester City Council launches active travel consultation

Manchester City Council has launched a public consultation on its active travel plans. “For several year Manchester City Council has been working to deliver changes to our highway network which make it easier for people to access Active Travel. Whether that is walking, wheeling or cycling, creating a network of safe and accessible active travel […]

Council seeks powers to penalise drivers who break the rules of the road 

Manchester City Council could soon be able to fine motorists who break the rules of the road if an upcoming consultation is successful.  Under new guidelines local authorities are now able to apply for discretionary powers to enforce Moving Traffic Offences (MTOs), using powers that are currently only available to Greater Manchester Police.  These would […]

Funding secured for final phase of Ancoats regeneration project in Manchester

A funding package of more than £30m has been agreed by Manchester City Council for the revitalisation of the public realm in Ancoats and associated infrastructure. Following a consultation held earlier this year broad support was found for the plan to enhance the area, which would include the construction of 1,500 new homes and improvements […]

New CYCLOPS junction completed in Manchester

A new CYCLOPS junction separating pedestrians and cyclists from traffic has been completed in Manchester as part of the next phase of a £13.4m walking and cycling route. The latest Cycle Optimised Protected Signals protected junction has opened at the junction between Chorlton Road and Stretford Road. Cyclists will be able to make safe right turns while […]

Manchester submits application for new mobility hub to promote shared mobility

A planning application has been submitted by the Manchester Life Strategic Development Company on behalf of Manchester City Council for a new urban mobility hub. The plan is, from the end of 2023, the Mobility Hub will offer sustainable and shared mobility choices and will aim to ensure that the Ancoats area of Manchester grows […]


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