Stonehenge

National Highways presses on with A303 works

09/04/2024

National Highways has started preliminary work on its £2bn A303 Stonehenge tunnel scheme.

National Highways celebrates High Court Stonehenge scheme win

23/02/2024

National Highways has won a legal judgement in the High Court over the secretary of state for transport’s decision to grant the Development Consent Order for the A303 Stonehenge scheme.

£10m 'protest management' contract signed for Stonehenge scheme

14/08/2023

National Highways has awarded a contract worth up to £10m for security work and protest management on the A303 Stonehenge project.

Ministers again overrule inspectors over A303

17/07/2023

Campaigners have accused the transport secretary of a decision that ‘will permanently disfigure Britain’s most significant and sacred prehistoric landscape’ after he gave the go-ahead for National Highways’ controversial plans for a tunnel for the A303 at Stonehenge.

Comment: Stonehenge joins the digital age with Bentley and National Highways

07/07/2023

Paul Rotter, marketing manager at Bentley Systems, discusses a pilot of a digital twin platform on the A303 Stonehenge Tunnel project.

National Highways digs in over A303 'rethink'

20/09/2022

National Highways has said it is entitled to stick to its cut-price plans for the A303 at Stonehenge and pushed back against a suggestion from UNESCO that reconsideration of the scheme’s planning application should await a meeting of its world heritage body.

National Highways names preferred bidder for £1.25bn Stonehenge scheme

26/05/2022

National Highways has selected the MORE joint venture as its preferred bidder for the £1.25bn contract for the tunnel and main construction work for the A303 Amesbury to Berwick Down scheme at Stonehenge.

Govt pledges continued commitment to Stonehenge scheme, despite cuts

29/10/2021

The transport secretary is still committed to the £1.9bn Stonehenge Tunnel scheme and plans to 'redetermine' its planning application, the Department for Transport has said, despite the Treasury appearing to cut its funding.

Stonehenge procurement continues despite High Court ruling

05/08/2021

Highways England has committed to progressing the construction contracts process for the A303 upgrade and Stonehenge Tunnel scheme, despite a High Court ruling quashing the DCO for the £1.7bn project.

Campaigners win Stonehenge High Court battle: Judge quashes DCO

30/07/2021

The High Court has quashed transport secretary Grant Shapps' Development Consent Order (DCO) for the Stonehenge Tunnel - handing campaigners a major victory in their bid to end the project.

Tender announced for £60m Stonehenge job

17/06/2021

Highways England has launched its search for a Delivery Assurance Partner to support the delivery of the £1.7bn A303 Amesbury to Berwick Down scheme.

Stonehenge Tunnel case to be heard in High Court

18/02/2021

Campaigners against the £2bn Stonehenge Tunnel scheme have secured a court hearing in their judicial review challenge.

Highways England celebrates Stonehenge scheme's support for local business

04/02/2021

More than 150 companies have signed up to be a part of Highways England’s flagship Stonehenge scheme - the A303 Amesbury to Berwick Down upgrade.

Legal action looms over Stonehenge 'vandalism'

01/12/2020

A coalition of campaigners has taken the first step towards a legal challenge against the Government’s plan to build a tunnel at Stonehenge.

Stonehenge tunnel wins development consent

12/11/2020

Development consent has been given to the Stonehenge tunnel and wider A303 improvement scheme.

Stonehenge decision delayed again

16/07/2020

The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced another delay to its decision on whether to approve the development of the Stonehenge Tunnel.

Road Investment Strategy 2 published: £27.4bn 2020-2025

11/03/2020

The Government has published the long-awaited Road Investment Strategy for 2020 to 2025 (RIS 2), with a budget of £27.4bn.

No light at the end of tunnel funding impasse

06/01/2020

The Planning Inspectorate has passed its recommendation on plans to build a tunnel at Stonehenge to the transport secretary but the project remains unfunded.

Treasury promises 2019 answer on delayed Stonehenge and Lower Thames funding

09/09/2019

The Treasury has promised a funding announcement on the A303 Stonehenge and the Lower Thames Crossing works by the end of the year, after failing on its pledge to give an answer in the Spending Round. 

MPs back O'Sullivan over Stonehenge funding delay

03/07/2019

The timetable and viability of Highways England’s plans for a tunnel for the A303 are at risk, according to an influential committee of MPs.

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