HC Deb 16 April 1981 vol 3 c253W
Mr. Dudley Smith

asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will list all the stages, statutory and non-statutory through which a trunk road scheme must pass before contracts can be let; and if he will show for each trunk road scheme in the programme and yet to start, the stage which has been reached.

Mr. Michael Roberts

The stages of preparation for trunk road schemes in Wales are similar to those described by my hon. and learned Friend the Under-Secretary of State for Transport, on 19 February 1981.—[Vol. 999, c.222–3.]

The stages reached by the major schemes which are due to start before the end of 1983 are:

Schemes for which tenders have been invited:

  • A5/A55 Bangor bypass
  • A55 Llanddulas—Glan Conwy (contract A)

Scheme for which all principal orders have been made:

  • A5 Llanfair PG bypass A55 Hawarden bypass
  • A470 Abercynon—Pentrebach (compulsory purchase order subject to special parliamentary procedure)

Schemes for which line orders have been made or are not required:

  • A40 Carmarthen—Bancyfelin (side roads order also made)
  • A55 Dwygyfylchi
  • A55 Penmaenbach tunnels
  • A4232 Culverhouse cross—Capel Llanilltern (side roads orders also made)

Schemes for which line and side roads orders have been published:

  • A470 Cemmaes road improvement
  • A477 Kilgetty bypass (compulsory purchase oder also published)
  • A483 Ruabon bypass (public inquirity held. Inspector's report under consideration)

Schemes for which draft line Orders are being prepared:

  • A5 Glyn bends Tynant Dinmael school
  • A5 Casten Eden bends, Gwalchmai
  • A470 Improvement of bends by Smithfield farm near Builth road
  • A470 Maenan abbey