Last Tuesday’s collision on London Road may be unlikely to prompt an immediate change of heart by Slough Borough Council, but improvements demanded by resident groups could be reconsidered as part of future projects earmarked for the Colnbrook By-pass.
Hot on the footsteps of the announcement by Bucks County Council, Slough Borough Council is asking residents and businesses for their views on a series of proposals aimed at improving the transport infrastructure. But, like the Bucks study, this one will focus on a only one area and Colnbrook will be excluded.
Police were in attendance following a smash at Brands Hill on Tuesday, at the stretch of road dubbed the ‘Road of Death’ by residents. The two cars involved were badly damaged outside the BP petrol station.
Iver residents are being invited to attend a public exhibition later this month to identify transport concerns arising from big infrastructure projects. Buckinghamshire County Council has commissioned a Traffic and Transport Study to assess the cumulative impacts of major infrastructure projects on Iver, Iver Heath and Richings Park.
The Times newspaper today reports that an ambitious plan to transform the stretch of the M25 nearest Colnbrook into a double-decker motorway has been longlisted by the Department of Transport.
Brands Hill road collisions have reduced since controversial road changes introduced, says Slough’s transport chief
Slough’s Transport chief Savio DeCruz has told members of an influential Scrutiny committee that London Road at Brands Hill has seen FEWER collisions since the controversial road layout changes were completed.
The clock is ticking if you want to let Network Rail know what you think about plans for tunnels, buildings, roads and compounds in Colnbrook and Poyle to support the Western Rail Access to Heathrow. Written submissions can be made online at https://consultations.networkrail.co.uk/communications/westernraillinktoheathrow/consult_view until midnight tonight.
Dispute over herbacious planting could derail £70m deal to mitigate impact of local infrastructure projects
A bizarre dispute between Slough Borough Council and South Bucks District Council could derail an unprecedented intervention by the Department of Transport to alleviate the chaos expected as rival infrastructure projects dig up local villages.
Iver groups defending their patch against impact from the M4 Smart Motorway scheme and other infrastructure projects believe Richings Park Golf Course could warrant listed status. Iver Parish Council has told residents that listed status could be awarded following evidence revealed in the examination of the M4 Smart Motorway scheme.
A campaign by residents and councils in Bucks to build an HGV relief road is gathering momentum with funds allocated by HS2, but the idea could result in a vast increase in HGVs heading through Brands Hill and Colnbrook.