A47

Government wins in Court of Appeal on £450m worth of schemes

22/02/2024

Court of Appeal judges have given the go-ahead on development consent orders (DCOs) for three National Highways schemes potentially worth a total of £450m. 

National Highways takes new appeal on the chin

16/01/2024

Broadcaster Chris Packham and former government advisor Sir David King have backed a key legal challenge against three major road schemes as a Court of Appeal hearing begins on Tuesday.

Galliford Try bows out of £100m A47 scheme

12/07/2023

Galliford Try will cease work on one of three major schemes on the A47 in Norfolk, for reasons described as being ‘commercially sensitive’.

Government wins A47 High Court ruling

10/07/2023

National Highways has said it will work with contractor Galliford Try to progress three delayed schemes on the A47 in Norfolk after a judge upheld decisions by ministers to grant the schemes planning permission.

Government in court over cumulative carbon from new roads

11/05/2023

Three major schemes in the current road investment strategy are facing a high court challenge this week as campaigners argue that their cumulative impact on the climate should have been considered when they were approved by ministers.

Access for all on new £6.5m A47 footbridge

28/02/2023

National Highways has officially opened a new £6.5m footbridge in Peterborough designed to make it easier for cyclists, walkers, and wheelchair users to cross the A47.

National Highways secures A47 progress with £100m scheme approved

20/02/2023

Ministers have approved another of National Highways’ major schemes on the A47 while three separate projects on the road remain paused due to legal challenges.

DfT delays another DCO decision

10/01/2023

The transport secretary has postponed the planning decision on another of National Highways’ major schemes 'to allow for further consultation on a number of outstanding issues'.

Thickthorn junction scheme gets green light

18/10/2022

The new transport secretary has approved another of National Highways’ delayed improvement schemes on the A47 in Norfolk.

Shapps backs £200m A47 dualling scheme

17/08/2022

Transport secretary Grant Shapps has given the green light to plans to build a 5.5-mile dual carriageway on the A47 in Norfolk at a cost of £200m.

First A47 improvement opens

17/05/2022

The first in a series of major improvements to the A47 in the East of England has officially opened.

Council slams Highways England over A47 delays

27/01/2020

Norfolk County Council has called for Highways England to be held to account for the ‘agonisingly slow’ progress on improvements to the A47.

AECOM bags £25m deal with HE

30/01/2017

Global infrastructure services firm AECOM has secured five contracts with Highways England worth a total of more than £25 million.

£19m road upgrade in Norwich

07/04/2014

The Department for Transport (DfT) is investing £19 million in a new transport scheme in Norwich that will see improvements made to the A47.

Study seeking better roads for East Anglia

20/01/2014

The Department for Transport (DfT) has commissioned an official study that will look at ways of improving roads in East Anglia.  

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Street Lighting Electrician

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City Region Sustainable Transport Settlements Delivery Lead

£51,997
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£29,269 - £32,076 per annum
This role in our team supports the movement of traffic across Oxfordshire by responding to both planned and unplanned events. Oxfordshire
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Assistant Auditor (Apprentice) - OCC614969

£26,873 - £28,770 per annum
Each role at OCC is different and we know the needs of individuals are also varied Oxfordshire
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£47,420 - £50,512 per annum
Please note we are actively looking at our ways of working using everything we have learnt and heard from our employees. Oxfordshire
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£29,269 - £32,076 per annum
Oxfordshire County Council’s Transport Development Management team has a prime role in creating high-quality, sustainable places Oxfordshire
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Principal ECC NEC Site Supervisor OCC53491

£42,821 - £45,859 per annum
You will lead a team of NEC Supervisors in the supervision of the delivery of a varied range of major highway projects. Oxfordshire
Recruiter: Oxfordshire County Council

Assistant Officer (Operations) - OCC614653

£26,873 - £28,770 per annum
The Network Management Service includes three teams
Recruiter: Oxfordshire County Council

Senior Engineer

£44,428 - £47,420
This is an exciting time to be a Senior Engineer within the Transportation Infrastructure Service. Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Recruiter: Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Senior Officer (Structural Engineering) - OCC613924

£47,420 - £50,512 per annum
It is an exciting time to join Oxfordshire County Council’s Highways team. Oxfordshire
Recruiter: Oxfordshire County Council

Highways Technician

£29,777 - £33,945
Professional/Technical job holders rely upon their deep knowledge of the specialism or discipline Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Recruiter: Milton Keynes Council

Workshop Engineer

Grade 7 Level 1 - 4 (£29,230 - £31,391) plus 3 hours per week contractual overtime
The City of York Council’s Fleet team have an exciting opportunity for a Workshop Engineer. York, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: City of York Council

Operational Manager (Highway Structures) - OCC613920

£64,419 - £67,663 per annum
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Business Partner - Fleet Management - WMF914e

£44,428 - £45,441
This is an exciting and unique opportunity to assist in the delivery of a new Fleet Services Team for the Council. Cumbria
Recruiter: Westmorland and Furness Council

HGV Technician

£33,024 - £35,745
We are currently looking to recruit an experienced HGV technician, to join our in-house maintenance operation based in Hellaby, Rotherham. Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Recruiter: Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Senior Planning Officer (572806)

PO2/PO3 - £37,336 pa - £43,421 pa
Bradford and its’ extensive district is an award winning, cultural destination and one of the youngest, most vibrant places in the country. Bradford, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: City of Bradford MDC

Senior Highways Network Technician WMF919e

£32,076 - £33,024
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Development Management Officer (078389)

£32,076 Per Annum to £35,745 Per Annum
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