Plans for the Operation Stack alternative, Stanford West truck park near the M20, are in the balance after local protesters were granted a judicial review of the scheme. The review, to be heard in June, will consider whether the scheme has failed to carry out an environmental assessment as required by EU law. If the protesters’ legal challenge is successful, the scheme could be delayed for at least two years. The 3,600 space truck park, which was given the green […]
Investing the equivalent funding earmarked for HS2 into the roads would deliver four times the economic boost
Investing the same level of funding into the road network as the £55.7bn earmarked for HS2 would deliver four times the economic growth, according to a report commissioned by FairFuelUK (FFUK).
No end to the migrant crisis appears to be in sight for international vehicle operators crossing the Channel to the UK via Calais, after the town’s mayor Natacha Bouchart warned the problems there were not going to go away anytime soon. Her comments came as the UK’s Border Force confirmed there had been surge in the number of migrants caught in the first three months of this financial year attemting to make it to the UK.
A public consultation has been launched into proposals for a new lorry parking area as an alternative to Operation Stack in Kent.