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Legal challenge launched against £1.7bn A303 Stonehenge Tunnel approval

Stonehenge tunnel designs February 2018 - grassed over canopy with ventilation outlets

Campaign group Save Stonehenge World Heritage Site (SSWHS) has launched a legal challenge against the government’s approval of the £1.7bn A303 Stonehenge Tunnel road scheme.

Transport secretary Mark Harper granted the development consent order (DCO) for National Highways’ A303 Stonehenge tunnel (Amesbury to Berwick Down) scheme in July. The scheme will…

Proposed changes to the planning regime are evolutionary not revolutionary


The government has launched a consultation about implementing the "Action Plan", which it issued in February, to make improvements to the nationally significant infrastructure planning regime.

There are two preliminary points of praise. First, the officials and ministers who have been working hard have clearly sought to prepare a plan which gives increased…

National Highways to close M67 for demolition of ‘outdated’ bridge


National Highways will begin demolishing the St Anne’s Road bridge over the M67 this weekend in preparation for its replacement.

The demolition is a key milestone in the £23M renewal scheme for the bridge, which spans the M67 motorway near Denton in Tameside, Greater Manchester. The bridge links local traffic to the…