Boost for vital highways maintenance work in West Berkshire

West Berkshire Council secures £1.3 million boost in Government funding for vital highways maintenance. The wheels of progress are set to roll smoother in West Berkshire as national Government allocates a total of £1.3million in highways maintenance funding to West Berkshire Council. Split over two financial years, the funding is courtesy of the Department for […]

Volker cuts carbon footprint on Berkshire road scheme

Integrated highways service provider VolkerHighways says it says dramatically reduced its carbon footprint by focussing on carbon-reduction techniques and materials. Working with West Berkshire Council on a highway improvement scheme along the A343 Andover Road, Newbury, they have reduced CO₂e by over 46 tonnes; the equivalent of driving 140,000 miles. Phase one of the works […]

VolkerHighways and West Berkshire Council continue their carbon reduction journey

VolkerHighways is currently working on a highway improvement scheme along the A343 Andover Road in Newbury, in partnership with West Berkshire Council. With a focus on reducing the amount of carbon produced as part of the scheme, and to determine the best way to reduce its carbon emissions, VolkerHighways is working with OCL Regeneration, which specialises […]

West Berkshire go out to consultation on it having Moving Traffic Offences powers

West Berkshire Council is to start a public consultation on it having the power to enforce MTOs (Moving Traffic Offences). Following on from the Safer Streets pilot in Calcot, the council is looking to expand on the work we already do to improve road safety, particularly around schools, and tackle congestion. “Feedback from the School Streets […]

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