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£2 billion spending on roads in the South West

Highways England today met with suppliers and stakeholders to set out how £2 billion of government investment to improve the capacity of roads in the South West will be delivered between now and 2021. A list of the schemes is included on the CILT news page

Tuesday, 13 October, 2015

National Infrastructure Commission

This week’s appointment of Lord Adonis, the former Labour Transport Secretary, to chair a new National Infrastructure Commission has broadly been welcomed by sector commentators but there are concerns that the commission may become little more than a talking shop and fail to deliver major projects swiftly.

Lord Adonis said: “Without big improvements to its transport and energy systems, Britain will grind to a halt. Major infrastructure projects like Crossrail span governments and parliaments. I hope it will be possible to forge a wide measure of agreement, across society and politics, on key infrastructure requirements for the next 20 to 30 years.”

The new commission demonstrates that transport infrastructure is recognised by Government as vital to UK economic growth. However, the next step must be development of a National Transport Strategy.

Friday, 09 October, 2015

Permission for Aldi

Planning permission was granted last night for a new Aldi store at Weyhill Road, Andover. Congratulations to Aldi, and well done team!

Friday, 18 September, 2015

Retail consent in Farringdon

Entran were pleased to be part of the team that secured planning permission for a 3,000sqm mixed retail site in Farringdon. Highway improvement works include a new right-turn lane access, a footway/cycleway through the site, a new bus stop and a Toucan crossing.

Friday, 04 September, 2015

Scottish consent for Clean Power

The Scottish Government (DPEA) has allowed Clean Power's appeal and granted planning permission this morning for a 15MWe Energy Recover Centre at Hamilton, near Glasgow. Entran's comprehensive EIA was the focus of the successful appeal hearing.

Friday, 14 August, 2015

Permission for Paxton School expansion

Entran were delighted to be part of the team that secured planning permission for Paxton Primary School to expand from 380 to 680 children. Our role included providing a Transport Statement, Travel Plan, parking stress survey, off-site mitigation and a Delivery & Servicing Plan. We were able to overcome local highway concerns and the Planning Committee voted unanimously in favour of the development.

Thursday, 13 August, 2015

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