Lead Cabinet Member for Place Colin Kemp has announced that more roads have been added to the county council’s programme of repairs across Surrey following the investment of an extra £20 million.
Following Surrey County Council’s investment of an extra £5 million to deal with damage caused by the recent severe weather, work got under way today at Stoughton Road in Guildford and Seven Hills Road in Elmbridge. Cabinet Member for Highways Colin Kemp went along to check on progress. Colin Kemp gives a live update from … Continue reading
The Leader of Surrey County Council today welcomed a multi-million-pound Government grant to fix potholes – and called for Surrey to get a significant share following the devastating impact of recent floods. As the county council continues to clear up at least £15 million of flood damage to around 2,500 Surrey streets following recent floods, … Continue reading
Hundreds of potholes a day are being fixed after the launch of a blitz on up to 17,000 repairs to flood-damaged Surrey roads. In the first two months this year, 18,500 potholes were filled in – 4,500 more than the same period a year earlier. Now the council has launched a major operation to step up … Continue reading
Surrey County Council has welcomed the formation of a national task force aimed at combating disruption and damage caused by utility company roadworks. The Local Government Association revealed it formed the group after research showed the problem has cost taxpayers almost half-a-billion pounds over the past two years – the equivalent of filling eight million … Continue reading
Plans to improve Surrey’s roads by increasing pothole inspections by up to 200% are set to be agreed at a meeting of the county council’s Cabinet next week. Surrey’s busiest roads are inspected four times a year, but under the new proposals this would increase to once a month, making it easier to prioritise and … Continue reading
Almost 50 miles of road will be repaired at no expense to the taxpayer as part of Surrey County Council’s commitment to improving highways over the next five years. This was made possible when May Gurney worked with the authority and its supply chain to provide a 15% discount on Surrey’s £100 million roads contract, … Continue reading
Surrey County Council will receive an extra £4.2 million to spend on road repairs over the next two years, following an announcement by the Department for Transport. The money will come from a £215 million Government funding pot to be given to local authorities across the country to spend on improving roads. John Furey, Surrey … Continue reading