×
Home
About Us
Our Services
Blog
FAQ's
Case Studies
Contact Us

 

 

 

 

Is the £290m Manchester Airport bypass a road to nowhere?

Friday 19 January 2018

After decades of planning, the £290m Manchester Airport bypass is shrouded in mystery and doubt.

And that was before the collapse of construction giant Carillion - one of two contractors tasked with completing the 6.2-mile dual carriageway from the A6 in Hazel Grove to the M56. The terms of the contract mean the other partner, Morgan Sindall, will take over the Carillion’s commitments. It’s unclear if this latest twist will add further delays to the road opening beyond the already predicted six months.

Even before the Carillion collapse, Stockport council had said the bypass’s predicted opening of spring 2018, revised from Autumn 2017, will ‘more or less’ happen and ‘no final date’ had been set. It seems the project has been dogged with bad luck - from errant golf balls endangering cars, too many complaints of workmen disturbing residents’ sleep. The three councils involved - Stockport, Manchester and Cheshire East - insist it will all be worthwhile.

A list of our recent projects

A list of our recent projects

Wembley parking enforcement quashed under 10-year rule

Wembley parking enforcement quashed under 10-year rule

Wembley parking enforcement quashed under 10-year rule

Councils tighten grip on rogue landlords

Councils tighten grip on rogue landlords

Councils tighten grip on rogue landlords

Request a Callback

Please fill in the following form and one of our consultants will be in touch shortly...

Upload Documents or Photos

Top
Planning Appeals and Planning Statements from £500+VAT until 7th December. Get in touch to book a FREE phone consultation. x