Road Repairs

‘Stop-start’ approach to highwa...

Mar 30, 2020Comments off

A decrease in highway maintenance budgets has caused the ‘one-time cost’ to get roads in England and Wales back into reasonable condition to rise to

Budget 2020

Budget 2020: The chancellor announces 2.5bn...

Mar 11, 2020Comments off

The chancellor of the Exchequer has announced in the Budget 2020, that as part of a £600bn package on infrastructure spending, that 2.5bn will be

Roadmender Asphalt

New developments are leading to reduced dis...

Mar 09, 2020Comments off

Britain’s damaged roads have been a point of contention in public and political debate in recent years. Harsh winters, the growth of road users, as

Budget

Will the government’s new budget commit t...

Mar 04, 2020Comments off

Next week the government will produce its first budget since winning the keys to Number 10. Given the extensive damage caused to Britain’s roads following a succession of

AA welcomes Government’s response to ...

Oct 28, 2019Comments off

Commenting on the Government’s response to the Transport Select Committee on local roads funding*, Jack Cousens, head of roads policy for the AA says; “For

Making tracks in tackling tyre graveyards a...

Aug 08, 2019Comments off

A new road surface using recycled tyres is being trialled on the M1 motorway by Highways England. If successful, it is hoped that this new

DfT injects £348m into boosting local road...

Jul 20, 2019Comments off

The Department for Transport has today (Saturday 20th July) announced nearly £350 million is being made available for councils to improve local roads up and

Road funding spending drop could have paid ...

Jul 08, 2019Comments off

Many councils have been forced to cut from road maintenance funding since 2010 could have paid for the repair of nearly 8 million potholes, analysis

Shell launches bitumen product which helps ...

Mar 19, 2019Comments off

Shell has launched a new bitumen product that can help reduce the impact of asphalt production and paving on local air quality. Shell Bitumen FreshAir

New research reveals the extent of the UK...

Mar 08, 2019Comments off

Efforts to encourage commuters to shun their cars in favour of bikes is putting lives at risk, with new research revealing the alarming extent of