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Funding confirmed for A320 Chertsey to Ottershaw improvements

Funding worth £41.8 million to make significant improvements to the A320 between Chertsey and Ottershaw has been confirmed. Surrey County Council and Runnymede Borough Council were awarded the money by Homes England’s Housing Infrastructure Fund. It will ensure there is extra capacity on this busy stretch of road to unlock future housing sites. Legal agreements … Continue reading

89,000 Surrey street lights to be converted to environmentally-friendly LEDs

A major £20 million programme to convert all Surrey’s street lights to energy-efficient LEDs has begun. It’s expected to take three years to change all 89,000 lights in the county. Work started in Guildford borough earlier this year, with lights in Surrey Heath and Waverley due to be converted in the coming months. Surrey County … Continue reading

Boost for cleaner, greener travel in Surrey

Surrey County Council has launched a new tool that enables residents to submit ideas on how we can improve the road infrastructure in their area to encourage more walking and cycling. The tool, an interactive map, also allows residents to see what suggestions other people have submitted and vote on them. Whilst the council won’t … Continue reading

More schemes to encourage walking and cycling are announced

A series of temporary schemes to encourage safe walking and cycling after the lockdown has been announced by Surrey County Council. The measures are designed to support social distancing on our high streets, provide alternatives to public transport, and encourage residents to continue with the higher levels of walking and cycling we’ve seen since the … Continue reading

Bikeability funding approved for 20/21 academic year

Surrey County Council has approved £200,000 of additional funding to subsidise Bikeability training in Surrey schools from September 2020, bringing the total investment into cycle training for children to £510,000. The training helps to increase cycle skills and safety for children from age five up to age 11. The funding will help to reduce the … Continue reading

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