London

Article

New London maintenance framework soars in value

03/11/2011

Keen interest in London's proposed new highways maintenance regime has prompted Transport for London to raise the expected work value to £2.6bn over eight years.

Ten in frame for £1.8bn London maintenance deal

01/03/2012

Transport for London has shortlisted 10 contractors for a £1.8bn package of road maintenance work over the next eight years.

Boris wants to double spending on London's roads

04/12/2012

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson has set out a transport spending wishlist which includes doubling spending on the capital's road network.

London Mayor praises lane rental scheme

30/04/2013

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has praised London's lane rental scheme after roadworks disruption was cut by more than a third at traffic hotspots in the capital.

London Mayor wants reduction in road casualties

07/06/2013

A new road safety plan called ‘Safe Streets for London’ is targeting a 40% reduction in the number of people killed and seriously injured on the capital’s roads by 2020.

£30bn proposal to transform London’s roads

11/07/2013

The Mayor’s Roads Task Force (RTF) has set out a bold new vision for the future of London’s roads and streets.

FTA wants shift to out-of-hours deliveries

25/07/2013

A shift to out-of-hours deliveries could improve road safety, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA).

Cyclist awareness training for HGV drivers

25/07/2013

HGV drivers will be taught safer driving skills through courses run by FM Conway’s London Highways Academy of Excellence.

Cycling event will see roads closed in London

31/07/2013

London's transport commissioner Sir Peter Hendy has warned Londoners to plan ahead in an effort to avoid road disruption during this weekend’s cycling festival.

TfL and policing partners aim to improve cycle safety in the capital

21/08/2013

The enforcement of advanced stop lines is being stepped up in an effort to improve safety for cyclists on London’s roads.

Measures to improve cycle safety in London

04/09/2013

The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced a series of measures designed to improve cycle safety in London.

EM opens new London depot

27/09/2013

EM Highway Services (EM) has officially opened its new London depot.

Cycle safety campaign launched in key UK cities

22/10/2013

A campaign to raise awareness of cycle safety in London is being rolled out in cities across the UK.

Deaths of cyclists in London spark call for road safety

18/11/2013

Six cyclists have been killed on London’s roads in the last two weeks.

TfL invests in street lighting

02/12/2013

Transport for London (TfL) is making a huge investment in street lighting that will lead to a 40% reduction in energy use.

Cyclists stage “die-in” protest in London

02/12/2013

Around 1,000 cyclists staged a “die-in” protest outside Transport for London’s headquarters on Friday (29 November) in an effort to raise awareness of cycling safety in the capital.

TfL sets out transport investment plans

05/12/2013

Transport for London (TfL) will continue to invest in roads in an effort to support jobs and growth in the capital.

TfL invests £17m in cycle safety

27/01/2014

Transport for London (TfL) is investing more than £17 million to help improve cycle safety across the capital.

London Mayor winning 'war on roadworks'

05/01/2012

London Mayor Boris Johnson claims to have cut serious disruption from roadworks in the capital's streets by 40%.

£300m to be spent on improving 33 London junctions

27/02/2014

A £300 million programme of investment will see 33 of London’s most notorious road junctions upgraded to make them safer and less threatening for cyclists and pedestrians.

£4bn to be spent on transforming London’s roads

04/03/2014

The largest investment in London’s road and street network will see £4 billion spent on transforming the capital.

UK’s worst roads revealed

04/03/2014

The UK is ranked the sixth worst for traffic in Europe, according to a new report from leading traffic information and driver services provider INRIX.

Roadwork disruption cut in London

15/04/2014

London’s lane rental scheme has cut roadwork disruption by almost 50% at traffic hotspots.

London could get £30bn underground ring road

13/05/2014

A 22-mile-long underground ring road could be built in central London.

Virgin Media and contractor McNicholas fined for unsafe working practices

03/06/2014

Virgin Media and contractor McNicholas have been fined for unsafe working practices that caused danger and delays to London’s road users.

Transport Commissioner welcomes road safety culture

24/06/2014

London’s Transport Commissioner Sir Peter Hendy CBE has praised a programme designed to ensure that a road safety culture is embedded across the construction industry.

ICE report: London needs world class infrastructure

10/07/2014

The transport network in London “requires attention”, according to a report carried out by the Institution of Civil Engineers London.

Major upgrade for London’s traffic signals

21/07/2014

London’s 6,000 traffic signals will be upgraded after Transport for London (TfL) awarded new maintenance contracts worth around £317 million for up to eight years.

London Mayor sets out infrastructure plans

31/07/2014

London Mayor Boris Johnson has revealed details of a proposed £1 trillion programme that would see huge improvements made to the capital’s infrastructure.  

EXCLUSIVE COMMENT: Creating safer roads in London

10/09/2014

Sir Peter Hendy CBE, London’s Transport Commissioner, discusses the work that is being done to reduce the risks associated with cyclists sharing the roads with heavy goods vehicles.

Turning off traffic lights would save millions, report claims

05/11/2014

Turning off traffic lights in London at night would slash vehicle emissions, wasted fuel, and journey delays – according to a report carried out by the Greater London Authority (GLA) Conservatives.

London boroughs make savings on traffic signals maintenance

19/02/2015

Almost £2 million will be saved from the cost of maintaining traffic signals on London’s borough-controlled roads next year – a drop of 14.4%.

Rogue lorries will be banned from London

03/06/2015

A ban on unsafe lorries in London will come into effect from 1 September 2015.

New London service operation opened by Siemens

29/07/2015

Traffic technology supplier Siemens has officially opened its new regional traffic service operation in London, solely dedicated to contracts with Transport for London (TfL).

Ban on unsafe lorries comes into effect

01/09/2015

A ban on unsafe lorries has come into effect in London from today (1 September 2015).

TfL invests in new technology to keep capital moving

29/09/2015

Transport for London (TfL) has unveiled new measures to ease traffic in the capital and minimise disruption on the roads as major work to improve the network continues.

A406 Fore Street tunnel refurbishment completed

04/11/2015

Transport for London (TfL) has completed a major refurbishment of the Fore Street tunnel, in north London.

TfL looking into safety improvements on Westminster Bridge

11/11/2015

Transport for London (TfL) is considering making major safety improvements to Westminster Bridge and other surrounding roads.

Millions to be spent on improving public spaces in London

29/12/2015

Almost £150 million will be spent on improving transport services and town centres across London.  

ICE call for road user charging in London

02/02/2016

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) wants road user charging to be considered as a way of funding infrastructure improvements in London.  

IPPR calls for “North First” approach to infrastructure funding

10/08/2016

Figures released by economic think tank IPPR reveal the North of England is six-times less funded than London on infrastructure.

Success for LTP

13/10/2016

Beverley based Local Transport Projects (LTP) has won new contracts in Northern Ireland and London.

Mayor sets out plans to tackle London’s road congestion

22/11/2016

The Mayor of London has vowed to tackle the capital’s road congestion through a series of measures.

Mayor invests £220m in London transport improvements

15/12/2016

More than £200 million will be spent on transport, town centre and public space improvements in London over the next two years.

Contractors to deliver £500m civils deal on behalf of TfL

05/01/2017

Costain, Morgan Sindall and Skanska will deliver £500 million worth of improvements to the capital's road network on behalf of Transport for London (TfL).

McCann to carry out £6.5m Hillingdon street light upgrade

19/01/2017

McCann will replace and maintain street lighting in London’s second largest borough, Hillingdon, after being awarded a £6.5 million contract.

FTA welcomes London "T-Charge"

20/02/2017

The announcement by London Mayor Sadiq Khan to introduce an emissions surcharge on older, polluting vehicles within the city has been welcomed by the Freight Transport Association.

London joint venture loses High Court battle with TfL

19/04/2018

A joint venture working under the London Highways Alliance Contract has lost a High Court battle with Transport for London over work rates.

London's Illuminated River project to be 'longest public art commission in the world'

14/01/2019

FM Conway has secured the first phase of the Illuminated River project, which once completed will span 4.5 nautical miles of the River Thames and be the longest public art commission in the world.

Highways jobs

Definitive Map Manager

Cambridgeshire County Council
£32,825 - £35,401
This role is based within the Highways Service at Cambridgeshire County Council and provides an unusual and... Cambridgeshire
Recuriter: Cambridgeshire County Council

Bridge Park Operations Manager

Brent Council
£38,799 - £41,706 p.a. inc.
This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in managing the operations and contributing towards the... Brentford (City/Town), London (Greater)
Recuriter: Brent Council

Assistant Engineer

Cambridgeshire County Council
£21,074 - £30,756
A great opportunity for someone looking to start or develop a career in Highways Engineering including the... Cambridgeshire
Recuriter: Cambridgeshire County Council

Head of Strategic Transport

Cheshire East Council
£64,000 - £75,000 + benefits
We’re committed to “working for a brighter future together” – and we expect you to be too! Cheshire
Recuriter: Cheshire East Council

Regeneration Manager

Mole Valley District Council
£52,895 - £57,143 FTE
This is a great career opportunity to specialise in town centre regeneration and repositioning. Dorking, Surrey
Recuriter: Mole Valley District Council

Technical Services Officer (Mechanical)

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
£36,876 - £38,813
This is an exciting and challenging time for Kirklees and we want to expand our team to manage and deliver construction... Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Recuriter: Kirklees Metropolitan Council

Road and Footway Asset Engineer

Kent County Council
£28,925 per annum
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Road and Footway Asset Team as an Asset Engineer. Kent
Recuriter: Kent County Council

Head of Waste

Lincolnshire County Council
£65,651 - £70,725
As Head of Waste, you will be commercially focussed and forward-thinking. Lincolnshire
Recuriter: Lincolnshire County Council

Assistant Director

Reading Borough Council
Up to £92k
It’s the ideal time to take the lead on our modernisation agenda, and deliver growth in the trading of our front line services. Reading, Berkshire
Recuriter: Reading Borough Council

Assistant Director – Highways

Lincolnshire County Council
£82,264 - £107,878
Come and lead the future agenda for our highways services. Lincolnshire
Recuriter: Lincolnshire County Council

County Highways Manager

Lincolnshire County Council
£55,503 - £60,578
Seeking a highly motivated leader and an excellent communicator, who has a proven ability to build relationships and trust, leading by example. Lincolnshire
Recuriter: Lincolnshire County Council

Local Highways Manager (East) - Lincolnshire County Council

Lincolnshire County Council
G12 £43,662 - £50,430
Seeking someone who combines excellent technical knowledge with a dedication to the customer. Lincolnshire
Recuriter: Lincolnshire County Council

Download your Highways App

Google App Apple App

Highways on Fridays

Latest Issue

latest magazine issue

Latest Issue

The ALARM survey 2019

Game over for flyovers?

Traffex, Parkex and Cold Comfort Scotland previews

View the latest issue

Latest Video