roads

All BasildonBraintreeBrentwoodCastle PointChelmsfordColchesterEpping ForestEssex WayGeneralHarlowMaldonRochfordSouthend-on-SeaTendringThurrockUttlesford
Keep this fight going: the message is clear at Lower Thames Crossing walk

Keep this fight going: the message is clear at Lower Thames Crossing walk

Monday 18 July 2022

“This is not a done deal – the Lower Thames Crossing is hanging by a thread.” Becca from Transport Action Network had travelled from Hampshire to join a range of campaigners for last week’s Woodland Trust walk at Shorne Woods Country Park and Ashenbank Wood near Gravesend. Both sites (they comprise part of the same […] Read more >

Last call on LTC consultation: it ends today

Last call on LTC consultation: it ends today

Monday 20 June 2022

Today’s the day! The Local Refinement Consultation on the proposed Lower Thames Crossing concludes at 11.59pm tonight (Monday, June 20). It is of course very much last call, and the matter is complex, so if you would like a helping hand you can see can Thames Crossing Action Group’s step-by-step guide to the consultation here […] Read more >

The latest (and perhaps final) LTC consultation has less than a week to run – here’s a step-by-step guide

The latest (and perhaps final) LTC consultation has less than a week to run – here’s a step-by-step guide

Tuesday 14 June 2022

Time is running short if you’re planning on taking part in what might be the final consultation on the proposed Lower Thames Crossing. The Local Refinement Consultation set up by National Highways concludes at 11.59pm on Monday, June 20. We highly recommend submitting your views as the more responses received by NH the better. Our […] Read more >

M25-A12 junction upgrade wins consent

M25-A12 junction upgrade wins consent

Tuesday 17 May 2022

Final approval of plans to revamp the junction of the M25 and A12 has been confirmed. The scheme to upgrade junction 28 of the orbital motorway (you might know it better as the Brook Street roundabout) had effectively been put on hold for assessment of its environmental impact, notably the cumulative effect of greenhouse-gas emissions. […] Read more >

Lower Thames Crossing: what might be the final consultation begins tomorrow

Lower Thames Crossing: what might be the final consultation begins tomorrow

Wednesday 11 May 2022

Lower Thames Crossing. Consultations. We’ve been here before, right? Well, yes, the build-up to the potential building of the new road does seem to have been around a long time, but the next consultation is, we suspect, likely to be the last before National Highways resubmits its plans. The Local Refinement Consultation begins tomorrow (Thursday, […] Read more >

Lower Thames Crossing: Community Impacts Consultation begins this month

Lower Thames Crossing: Community Impacts Consultation begins this month

Monday 5 July 2021

The next round of public consultation on the Lower Thames Crossing begins on Wednesday, July 14, and runs for eight weeks until Wednesday, September 8. Highways England says: “This Community Impacts Consultation will give people the opportunity to review and comment on our plans to build and operate the Lower Thames Crossing, and how we […] Read more >

High Court challenge puts Lower Thames Crossing in the spotlight

High Court challenge puts Lower Thames Crossing in the spotlight

Thursday 1 July 2021

The future of the proposed Lower Thames Crossing was highlighted this week (Tuesday and Wednesday, June 29-30) when a legal challenge against the government’s roadbuilding programme was heard in the High Court. The challenge was brought by the Transport Action Network and targeted the Department for Transport’s £27.4 billion roadbuilding scheme (labelled Road Investment Strategy […] Read more >

A12 widening: consultation expected next month

A12 widening: consultation expected next month

Monday 17 May 2021

Public consultation on the widening of the A12 between Chelmsford and the A120 should begin next month (June), Highways England has announced. Before any work can begin on the scheme, the length of the proposed route will be “investigated for undiscovered archaeology and evidence of local cultural heritage buried in the earth”. Already some 28 […] Read more >

A120 dualling scheme ‘will add £2.2 billion to Essex economy’

A120 dualling scheme ‘will add £2.2 billion to Essex economy’

Wednesday 9 September 2020

THE A120 is to be dualled between Braintree and the A12. The scheme has been included in the government’s latest Investment Strategy RIS2, which runs from April 2020 to March 2025. Highways England will take over work on the project from the county council, which prefers Option D, running from Galleys Corner at Braintree to […] Read more >

Lower Thames Crossing: rallying call to take part in next phase of consultation

Lower Thames Crossing: rallying call to take part in next phase of consultation

Friday 3 July 2020

The next phase of consultation on the proposed Lower Thames Crossing begins this month. Highways England is launching the four-week consultation on proposed design refinements to the planned road on Tuesday, July 14. It comes after 2018’s statutory consultation in 2018 and the supplementary consultation, which was completed this year. From July 14, we will […] Read more >

Skip to toolbar