Category : Durham County Council

Transport decarbonisation and Sniperley Park

In August the Trust responded to the Decarbonisation Strategy consultation from Transport for the North (TfN). An interesting and helpful feature of the strategy was the way TfN had identified actions for local government to take forward to contribute to the delivery of the strategy. They also propose producing a…

Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan

Last week Durham County Council’s cabinet formally adopted a Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan for Durham City. The aim of an LCWIP is to identify the core walking and cycling networks to be developed or improved. Having an LCWIP in place makes it easier to bid for central government…

Transport priorities for Bent House Lane

Transport issues affecting the new development next to Sherburn Road Estate

Transport priorities for the new County Council

Dramatic change required in transport policy

The Sands Common Land Public Inquiry

Inquiry on 27-29 April and 11 & 12 May.

Multistorey carpark

The mulitistorey carpark on the Sands is now visible. Promoting sustainable green travel to the City?

County Council ignores its own Plan

Durham County Council has approved its own planning application for the Aykley Heads Business Park, for a design that ignores the energy standards in its recently-approved County Durham Plan.

Confused messages

Hoardings on the new multi-storey car park on the Sands proclaim “promoting sustainable green travel to the City”.