Khan urges councils to put up ULEZ warning signs

London Mayor Sadiq Khan is urging councils neighbouring London who are opposed to his expansion of the Ultra Low Emission Zone to put up warning signs on their side of the boundary. The Telegraph quotes a spokesman for Mr Khan urging the Conservative authorities in Surrey, Kent and Hertfordshire to “do what’s best for their […]

New road layout for A3 and A245

National Highways has introduced improvements aimed at easing congestion along the A3 and A245 at the Painshill junction in Surrey.  The A245 carriageway has been reduced to one lane westbound between Painshill and the junction with Seven Hills Road to allow for the safe removal of gas pipes and electrical cables that are currently in the […]

Councils’ ULEZ expansion challenge goes to High Court

Five councils opposed to the expansion of the Ultra Low Emission Zone to cover the whole of London have won the right to challenge the validity of Mayor Sadiq Khan’s decision. Boroughs Bexley, Bromley, Hillingdon and Harrow, in addition to Surrey County Council, applied for a judicial review earlier this year, and judges have now […]

London’s neighbouring counties refuse to co-operate on ULEZ plans

Nearly every Home Counties council neighbouring London has announced a refusal to co-operate with London’s Mayor on the introduction of a capital-wide Ultra Low Emission Zone. The Telegraph reports that Buckinghamshire, Essex and Hertfordshire have now pledged to join Kent and Surrey in blocking the installation of any ULEZ cameras or signs warning drivers entering […]

Surrey set for more speed cameras

Surrey County Council has announced it’ll be investing in more speed cameras for locations where excess speeds, congestion or poor air quality are a community concern. In a statement the council says road casualty hotspots remain the council’s top priority when deciding camera locations and they have proven to be very effective in helping to […]

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