Press Articles

December 2016

A47 improvements ‘still due to start in 2019’ Eastern Daily Press ,

November 2016

Consultation on A47 improvements to begin in Spring 2017 Eastern Daily Press,

October 2016

Four year wait for snails to settle before A47 Acle straight work can commence Eastern Daily Press,
Prospect of faster A47 upgrade is played down by top minister Eastern Daily Press,

April 2016

Busy Great Yarmouth roundabout set for major improvement plan Eastern Daily Press,
A47 in East Anglia probably won’t be upgraded until 2023 at the earliest Eastern Daily Press,

February 2016

Businesses must unite to make an upgraded A47 a reality soon EDP24,

October 2015

West Norfolk MPs call for swift start to A47 work Fenland Citizen,
MPs: Planned improvements to A47 will not stop us lobbying for more ITV News,
Planning process has to be followed, MPs told amid pleas to highways boss to get on with A47 upgrade Wisbech Standard,

September 2015

Over £2billion to improve A14, A11, A12, A47, A1 and M11 Peterborough today,

August 2015

Little Whirlpool Ramshorn snail colony migration trail (A47 Acle straight) FOI request Highways England,

July 2015

MPs express their frustration at long wait for £300m A47 upgrade EDP24,
Tiny snails could hold up dualling of A47 Acle Straight EDP24,
New A47 to be built at a snail's pace The Telegraph,
Multimillion pound safety scheme on deadly road could be delayed by three years - because of a tiny SNAIL MIRROR,
King’s Lynn MP makes A47 pledge after Budget EDP,
Money to be set aside for infrastructure in budget EDP,

June 2015

Five year delay on A47 construction is not good enough, say MPs EDP24,

May 2015

Manufacturers in Norfolk need better investment, says company manager EDP 24,

January 2015

Norfolk County Councillors deem the dualling of the A47 Acle Straight a “top priority EDP24,

December 2014

Ed Balls in vow over A47 upgrade work EDP24,
£16 million upgrade for A47 Guyhirn roundabout widely welcomed with dualling of road firmly on agenda Cambs Times,
Diggers in the ground on A47 in 2019 - but not enough end-to-end journeys for full dualling, Transport officials say EDP24,
A47 to be extended to Lowestoft in £1.5b roads plan ITV Anglia,
£300m upgrade to A47 among Government’s £15bn ‘road investment strategy’ Peterborough Telegraph,
£300m upgrade to A47 among Government’s £15bn ‘road investment strategy’ Peterborough Telegraph,
Council welcomes millions promised for A47 upgrade Cambridgeshire County Council,
Truss delighted by £300 million investment for A47 News Desk,
Green light for improvements to A47 Fenland junction Fenland Citizen,
Major roads investment in the east of England Department for Transport,
Government announces £15 billion roads plan MSM,

November 2014

Chancellor George Osborne says A47 investment is ‘essential’, but stops short of funding pledge EDP24,
Chancellor George Osborne says “further investment in A47 is essential for growing the economy of Norfolk” on visit to Norwich EDP24,
Tory backing for 'desperately needed' upgrade A47 BBC News,
A47 in the East to benefit from improvements, David Cameron to formally announce today EDP24,
PM promises A47 improvements ITV News,
PM Pledges £15bn For 'Roads Revolution' SKY News,
Road-building blitz: David Cameron targets key marginal votes with £15bn investment scheme The Independant,
David Cameron commits to £15bn roads investment Financial Times,
David Cameron announces plans to invest £15billion in Britain's road network The Mirror,
PM to spend an extra 15billion on Britians worst roads - VIDEO Good Morning Britian,
Hopes rise for “chunky sums of money” for A47 upgrade EDP24,