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Councillors want “world class mitigation” when HS2 rail link built in Cheshire

Councillors want “world class mitigation” when HS2 rail link built in Cheshire

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council chiefs have reiterated support for the planned HS2 route between Crewe and Manchester – but are calling for “world class mitigation” for the environment.

Phase 2b of the high-speed rail link is due to be built to the west of Middlewich and Knutsford – including through the Cheshire Showground in Tabley.

September 22, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Cheshire Wildlife Trust wins extra funding in HS2 Phase 2a battle

Cheshire Wildlife Trust wins extra funding in HS2 Phase 2a battle

Cheshire Wildlife Trust says it has secured more funding to secure landscaping and ecology work when the HS2 rail line is built through South Cheshire.

Members of the trust say they have “received assurances” from the company that their concerns have been taken on-board for Phase 2a of the work.

HS2 Ltd to stage community information events in South Cheshire

HS2 Ltd to stage community information events in South Cheshire

Teams from HS2 Ltd will be staging community information events for residents keen to find out more about the high speed rail project and its impact on South Cheshire.

Three events will be held in the region during June and July 2018 as part of a wider engagement programme along the planned route between the West Midlands and Leeds, and Crewe and Manchester.

South Cheshire businesses told Crewe Green scheme will boost local economy

South Cheshire businesses told Crewe Green scheme will boost local economy

South Cheshire businesses have been told the major Crewe Green roundabout scheme will boost the local economy for years to come.

Members of the South Cheshire Chamber of Commerce have been updated on the £7.5 million scheme which will change the face of travel in the area.

May 5, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
New HS2 hub station at Crewe to provide seven trains per hour, says Government

New HS2 hub station at Crewe to provide seven trains per hour, says Government

A new HS2 hub station in Crewe will provide seven high-speed trains per hour, the Government has announced.

The Department for Transport has published its results of the consultation ‘Crewe Hub: options for building on existing connectivity’ held in 2017.

Nantwich property agents Martin&Co achieve record high lettings

Nantwich property agents Martin&Co achieve record high lettings

Nantwich property firm Martin&Co has achieved record figures for lettings at its Nantwich office.

The company, on Hospital Street, saw a 25% increase in lettings between May and August.

October 2, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Council leaders welcome Crewe HS2 hub station public consultation

Council leaders welcome Crewe HS2 hub station public consultation

Cheshire East Council leaders have welcomed a Government announcement for a public consultation on plans to build a HS2 Hub station in South Cheshire.

The consultation was unveiled today (July 17) by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling who confirmed Britain’s high speed rail lines to the North West, East Midlands and Yorkshire.

HS2 will destroy Cheshire woodland, ponds and hedgerows, warns Wildlife Trust

HS2 will destroy Cheshire woodland, ponds and hedgerows, warns Wildlife Trust

Cheshire Wildlife Trust fears the five-mile section of HS2 will destroy vital areas of natural habitat.

They believe the high speed link just south of Crewe will destroy 69 ponds, 14 miles of hedgerows, and 27 acres of native woodland, including ancient woods.

June 26, 2017 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich law firm Beswicks wins legal battle in HS2 land case

Nantwich law firm Beswicks wins legal battle in HS2 land case

A Nantwich law firm is celebrating victory in a complex legal battle over land required for high speed rail.

Beswicks Legal, together with Hinson Parry and Company Chartered Surveyors in Stone, won the first Lands Tribunal case against HS2 and the Secretary of State for Transport.

May 1, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Cheshire East leaders welcome latest Government HS2 report

Cheshire East leaders welcome latest Government HS2 report

Council leaders in Cheshire East have welcomed a Government report which revealed more details about Phase Two of high-speed rail project HS2.

The report from the Secretary of State confirms the intended route known as 2b through Cheshire East and on to Manchester Airport and Manchester.

November 15, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
New school and highways work agreed for Nantwich 1,100-homes plan

New school and highways work agreed for Nantwich 1,100-homes plan

A new school looks set to be built as part of the new 1,100-homes Kingsley development in Nantwich, a report shows.

But highways improvements in the town won’t be carried out until hundreds of homes have already been built, according to the Section 106 agreement seen by Nantwichnews.

Cheshire business leaders welcome HS2 hub station for Crewe

Cheshire business leaders welcome HS2 hub station for Crewe

By Kirsty Rollings
South Cheshire business bosses have welcomed today’s Government announcement that Crewe will have an HS2 rail link and hub station open in the next 12 years.

The decision could create quarter of a trillion pound growth in the area’s economy, according to Cheshire East Council Leader Cllr Michael Jones.

November 30, 2015 12 comments Business, Business
HS2 Superhub station set for Crewe six years early, Government confirms

HS2 Superhub station set for Crewe six years early, Government confirms

The Government has today announced it will build the HS2 high-speed rail via Crewe – and will invest £5 billion to complete the project six years early.

Chancellor George Osborne made the landmark statement confirming the finalised route the HS2 project will take.

November 30, 2015 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics