News & Events
24th Jul 2017
Although the Department of Transport advise that only 16 properties on the Shimmer Estate will be demolished to make way for the HS2 railway, the newly confirmed plans indicate that a much greater number of houses are likely to be affected.
17th Jul 2017
Whilst the preferred route of Phase 2b was safeguarded in November 2016, today’s announcement serves to remove any uncertainty regarding the actual fulfilment of the Phase 2b plans, whilst providing absolute clarity concerning the government’s intentions for the project.
10th Jul 2017
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17th Mar 2017
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24th Feb 2017
This marks the end of a long parliamentary timetable effectively started in 2010 with the first round of public consultation before the decision to proceed with HS2 was made in January 2012.
15th Nov 2016
The Government has set out its preferred route for the northern phase of HS2 which will run from Crewe to Manchester and the West Midlands into Leeds. There does however remain hesitancy in how to deal with ....
16th Sep 2016
MPs are not convinced that Phase 1 of HS2, London to Birmingham, will open at the end of 2026, as planned.
2nd Dec 2015
On 30th November the Government and HS2 Limited confirmed the route of Phase 2 from Fradley in Leicestershire to Crewe in Cheshire and issued safeguarding directions for what is referred to as Phase 2a. This step follows the Chancellor’s announcement last week that the route from the West Midlands to Crewe will be opened six years earlier than planned in 2027.
28th Sep 2015
Last week HS2 Limited issued a series of progress updates for sections of the route, principally for Phase 1 (London to Birmingham) but also for Phase 2 (Birmingham to Leeds / Manchester and beyond).
19th Jun 2015
The Government has confirmed that construction will begin on Phase 1 of HS2 in 2017.