Clean air investment projects to reduce harmful pollution for Sheffield’s children

Several projects designed to reduce children’s exposure to harmful road pollution around their schools are to be expanded as part of plans to spend money generated from the Clean Air Zone (CAZ).  The Council’s Transport, Regeneration and Climate Committee will hear the proposal to invest £1m of the income from the Clean Air Zone. Any […]

15 companies win places on Yorkshire civils framework

Contractors Galliford Try Construction, Keltbray Highways and Colas are among 15 companies appointed to a £355m YORcivil3 South and West Area Contractors Framework Agreement, managed by Sheffield City Council. This is for construction works to serve public bodies and third-sector organisations primarily in Yorkshire & the Humber. The other successful contractors are Applebridge Construction, Breheny […]

Sheffield sets February date for CAZ introduction

Sheffield City Council has announced that from Monday, 27 February 2023 the Class C Clean Air Zone will begin charging non-compliant vehicles. Charges will apply to the following vehicle types that do not meet the minimum standards when entering the Clean Air Zone boundary: Taxis, including both hackney carriages and private hire vehicles, which are below Euro […]

Sheffield adds new ‘connected’ bus service in city centre

A new bus service connecting 12 stops in and around Sheffield City Centre has launched this week, providing residents and visitors the opportunity to hop onto the bus from the train, tram or other bus services.  The buses will be available seven days a week to cover the main shopping times and when footfall is highest, […]

Yunex Traffic awarded Sheffield Clean Air Zone contract

Yunex Traffic has been awarded a contract to design, supply and install a Clean Air Zone ANPR camera monitoring and enforcement solution across Sheffield City Centre. The company says the introduction of the Class C Clean Air Zone follows research undertaken by the city council, which showed that air pollution contributes to around 500 deaths […]

Sheffield is ‘Streets Ahead’ with resurfacing work

Streets Ahead, Sheffield City Council’s highways delivery service has reported that 18 miles of road and 38 miles of pavements will have been resurfaced this year, bringing the grand total to 1,791 miles of pavement and 901 miles of roads completed since the contract began in 2012. Despite two national lockdowns and multiple tier restrictions […]

Sheffield City Council backs the Stamp it Out campaign

Drivers in Sheffield have been accused of throwing cones and barriers at council employees, shouting abuse, spitting and mounting pavements in fits of road rage over delays caused by maintenance work. In a bid to protect their staff from abuse from raging motorists in the city, Sheffield City Council has exposed some of the most […]

Sheffield to make major changes to city to prioritise cycling, walking and public transport

Proposals to overhaul cycling, walking and public transport infrastructure in Sheffield have launched as plans for the city centre scheme are shared for public consultation. The proposals, which include the permanent pedestrianisation of Pinstone Street, are designed to make cycling and walking around the city centre easier, and to make bus journeys quicker and more […]


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