Non-charging plan in Salford delivers cleaner air faster than charging zone, modelling shows

Building on the transformational Bee Network, and using clean air funding already awarded by government, Greater Manchester’s proposal includes a £51.2m investment in zero-emission electric buses for the Bee Network, £30.5m to fund grants for cleaner taxis, and £5m for measures to manage traffic flow on some roads in the centre of Manchester and Salford. […]

Salford to invest £3.7 million into roads

Salford Council is to spend £3.7 million on improvements to roads and footways over the next 12 months as part of aims to drive down legal claims for vehicle damage and pedestrian injuries. The investment comes from the city council’s capital allocation from the Department for Transport for the Highways Investment Programme (HIP) for the […]

New active travel route opens in Salford for pedestrians and cyclists

A new cycle lane has been completed in Salford-revitalising one of the main routes in and out of the city. Existing roadside cycle lanes and traditional footpaths have been replaced by a £2.5million segregated corridor to help improve Active Travel, the government’s policy supporting journeys by physically-active means. The opening comes with news that Greater […]

Salford City Council name 19 contractors on £40m highways framework

Salford City Council has named 19 contractors on its £40 million highways framework. The framework includes minor civils works, structures, bridges, drainage, site investigations, repairs and landscaping, and is divided into six lots. It is expected to start later this month and run for three years with and option to extend for another 12 months […]

Revamp for Salford’s iconic Chapel Street

Salford’s Chapel Street is set for a £4 million revamp as part of new cycling and walking measures. It’s all designed to ‘transform a section of Chapel Street into an attractive and people focused route’, transport bosses have said. The money is coming from the Mayor’s Cycling and Walking Challenge Fund (MCF), a £5.4 million […]


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