HC Deb 22 January 1998 vol 304 cc604-5W
Mr. Cox

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions if he will list the present major road(a) developments and (b) improvements that are currently being implemented within the Greater London area. [23290]

Ms Glenda Jackson

Taking "road developments" as the building of new roads and "road improvements" as major enhancements to an existing road, the information for local authority projects costing over £2 million and Highways Agency projects costing over £3 million is as follows. Information on lower value projects, privately promoted road projects and maintenance led projects could be obtained only at disproportionate cost. London-wide traffic management programmes are also excluded.Road Developments

  1. 1. Bexleyheath Southern Relief Road and Pedestrianisation, LB Bexley—the relief road is open to traffic but the pedestrianisation has yet to be completed.
  2. 2. Hounslow Town Centre Relief Road, LB Hounslow—the relief road is open to traffic but further works are yet to be completed.
  3. 3. Future A12, Hackney—M11 Link Road, Highways Agency—the new road is expected to be open to traffic in mid 1999.
  4. 4. Future A13, Wennington—Mar Dyke, Highways Agency—the new road is expected to be open to traffic in late 1998.
  5. 5. Future A13, West of Heathway—Thames Avenue, Highways Agency—the new road is expected to be open to traffic in mid 1999.


  1. 1. Bexleyheath Town Centre Traffic Management Scheme, LB Bexley—due for completion mid 2000.
  2. 2. Woolwich Road Improvement, LB Greenwich—due for completion 1998.
  3. 3. Uxbridge Town Centre Improvements, LB Hillingdon—due for completion mid 1998.
  4. 4. Harrow Road/Ladbroke Grove Widening, LBs Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea—due for completion mid 1999.
  5. 5. A240 North-South Strategy, LB Kingston—due for completion mid 1999.
  6. 6. A11 Stratford Gyratory Modifications, LB Newham—due for completion early 1998.
  7. 7. Oxford Street Improvements, LB Westminster—due for completion 2002.
  8. 8. Wood Green Spouters Corner Improvement, LB Haringey—due for completion 1999.
  9. 9. A406 North Circular Road, Fore Street Underpass, Highways Agency—due to open to traffic early 1998.

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