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2017 AGM report - Investment update

The 3rd of the 5 main objectives that seeks to achieve our vision relates to investment in local infrastructure.

 We have defined this objective as follows:

 Seeking investment in local infrastructure

          • We will work with partners to encourage, champion and promote investment in local infrastructure
          • We will utilise our broad membership base within the community to promote improvements to public spaces, seeking to improve usability, accessibility and quality

Funding Group 

The BRT funding group oversees funding investment on behalf of the organisation

Etruria Valley Link Road Consultation

The Etruria Valley Link Road consists of four distinct parts:

Section 1A

Construction of a new road to connect Festival Way and Shelton Boulevard, including a central roundabout, a bridge across the Trent and Mersey Canal and a footpath link to the Trent and Mersey Canal.

Section 1B

The continuation of Shelton Boulevard to Newport Lane including a new bridge over the Trent and Mersey Canal. There will be a bus gate restricting traffic on this new section of Newport Lane to Public Transport, pedestrians and cyclists only. This section of works also includes a new pedestrian link leading down to the Trent and Mersey canal.

Section 2

Construction of a road bridge crossing to link Sections 1A and 1B to the A500. This bridge will cross the West Coast Main line railway and Fowlea Brook.

Section 3

Improvement to the existing two roundabouts on the A500/Wolstanton junction providing a connection between the A500 and A527 and forming the connection point for the Section 2 works.

Section 4

Road widening at the A500 between Porthill and Wolstanton (delivered by Highways England)