Author: James Hartley-Bond, MRTPI

In case you missed it earlier this month, the National Infrastructure Commission issued its latest assessment of the UK’s infrastructure needs.

In an open and frank assessment it commented….. “Too often, the delivery of the UK’s major infrastructure projects has been slow and uncertain. Airport expansion in the south east is the best known, but not the only, example. The Mersey Gateway Bridge, which opened in October 2017, was proposed in 1994. Crossrail, due to open this year, was originally proposed in 1974. Consequently, much of the country’s infrastructure has not kept pace with population growth, demand and advances in technology. The UK must stop running to stand still.” The full report can be read here:

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