Stockport Council Highways and Transportation Stockport

From public realm projects creating welcoming spaces for Stockport residents and visitors alike, to new and enhanced highways including pedestrian and cycling routes, the town’s regeneration and growth is being supported by an improved transport infrastructure network.

The town is benefiting from unprecedented levels of investment in regeneration and growth projects totaling several hundreds of millions of pounds. To ensure these developments are successful, an integrated approach to transport and infrastructure has been critical, including the creation of new accesses and an enhanced public realm to these and other key locations.

  • Winner

    CIHT North West Project of the Year 2019 - Travis Brow Link Road

  • Winner

    CECA North West Project of the Year 2019 - Travis Brow Link Road

  • Finalist

    Highways award 'Most Innovative Local Authority Project of the Year' 2019

“The new (Travis Brow) Link Road has been delivered in a collaborative, efficient and sustainable way, taking great care to minimise the impact of construction works on local stakeholders and the wider community. Throughout delivery, the team met all the key objectives of achieving best value, minimising disruption and efficient delivery, living up to the project’s mission of ‘we all succeed together’.”

Tim Lawton, TCAP Project Director

New developments include:

Travis Brow Link Road: A £12 million highway scheme developed by Stockport Council as Highways Authority (HA), providing a new two lane dual-carriageway key route between the M60 Manchester Orbital Motorway and the A6, part of Greater Manchester’s Key Route Network.

The link road is the most important new strategic highway network connection in Stockport, and possibly one of the most significant in Greater Manchester, in a generation.

It greatly enhances connectivity and significantly reduces congestion to, through and around Stockport, providing an alternative to vehicles travelling through the town centre as well as providing a new east-west segregated cycling and walking route.

Redrock & Prince’s Street highways and public realm: £12 million of accessibility and public realm improvements in the heart of the town centre.  Creating a brand new leisure destination at Redrock plus high quality public realm in the main retail street in Stockport.

St Mary’s Way: £15 million highway improvements – reducing congestion in and around the town centre by improving capacity through the widening of the existing St Mary’s Way to a two lane dual-carriageway and enhancing cycling and walking provision.

Aurora Industrial Park access: A new £2.4 million junction and access road for the new Aurora Industrial Park – creating new employment and regenerating a brown field site.

Woodbank Park:  A £2.5 million new cycling and walking provision including a new bridge over the River Goyt creating a new sustainable transport and leisure link between north-east Stockport and the town centre.

Mercedes development access:  A new £1 million access into the largest Mercedes dealership and training centre in the UK.

Stockport Exchange: A £1 million investment in high quality public realm at the Exchange hotel and office development adjacent to Stockport railway station.

Markets & Underbanks: A £1.5 million investment in high quality heritage public realm and highway re-construction in the heart of Stockport’s old town.  Improving outdoor space to facilitate a new café culture in the area.

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