Fixing the current road maintenance backlog will take local authorities 12 years based on today’s budgets, the Asphalt Industry Alliance has warned. In it latest Annual Local Authority Road Maintenance (ALARM) survey, published today (3 April), the AIA welcomed the new investment in the country’s road infrastructure the government has made available from April 2015. It added this would return road maintenance budgets to where they were before the 2010 spending review took place, providing inflation does not erode the […]
Yearsley Group has welcomed a decision by Peterborough City Council’s planning committee to approve the construction of buildings up to 35m high at the Gateway Peterborough distribution park, where it intends to build a new 385,000ft2 cold store. The decision means Yearsley can now proceed with a planning application for its new warehouse, which a spokeswoman said it would probably submit in February. Subject to approval, the new cold store in the Great Haddon Employment Zone will be built in […]
Highways England, the body replacing the Highways Agency from 1 April, said it needs to strengthen its relationship with the logistics sector.
Pay-per-mile charging to use the capital’s roads could ease congestion and drive efficiency for freight operators, according to a new report by think tank Centre for London.