Galliford Try Partington

Trafford JV strikes relief road deal 

Dan Whelan

Heath Lane Farm, the joint venture delivering a £100m residential scheme in Partington, has agreed to pay £1.6m towards the construction of the Carrington Relief Road, paving the way for 600 new homes. 

Cheadle 3

Cheadle bags £500,000 Towns Fund boost

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Neil Tague

The Cheadle Towns Fund Board has secured the funding from the accelerated projects scheme within Government's Town Fund, triggering a series of improvements to be completed by March 2021.

Escooter At University Of Salford

Salford launches e-scooter trial  

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Dan Whelan

Micromobility firm Lime is to run a pilot with Transport for Greater Manchester and the University of Salford to provide electric scooters at the Peel Park and Frederick Road campuses.

New Look Deansgate

Deansgate overhaul top of MCC’s transport hit list

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Dan Whelan

Manchester City Council has published a draft 20-year transport strategy that includes the permanent pedestrianisation of Deansgate and a city centre “triangle” cycling route linking Deansgate, Whitworth Street West and the Northern Quarter. 

Trafford Cycle Lanes

A56 pop-up cycle lanes scrapped

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Dan Whelan

One Trafford, the partnership between Trafford Council and infrastructure services provider Amey, will remove pop-up cycle lanes from the A56 between Stretford and Manchester today following a rise in traffic congestion, despite their popularity.

Mottram Bypass

Balfour Beatty wins £108m Mottram bypass job

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Dan Whelan

The contractor, in partnership with consultant Atkins, has been appointed to deliver the long-awaited dual-carriageway aimed at reducing congestion in Tameside village and speeding up journey times between Manchester and Sheffield.