Better local transport links

We campaigned successfully to have the A21 dualled between Tonbridge and Pembury, but there are further improvements needed to our roads and rail services on which we all rely, as well as making the area more cycle friendly. 

 

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Greg chairs A21 safety meeting

Greg held a meeting with representatives of Highways England, Kent County Council, Tunbridge Wells Borough Council and Tunbridge Wells Bicycle Users’ Group today, to address the issue of safety along the new section of the A21 and its cycle path.

Victory in Access for All campaign

Following his campaign to secure step-free access at High Brooms Station, which began in July last year, Greg is pleased to announced the government has given the thumbs up to £785,000 of investment in High Brooms Station following a successful bid for the station to be included in the Government

Greg chairs A21 reference Group meeting

Members of the A21 Reference Group met in Parliament today to step up their campaign to see the road dualled all the way to the South coast.

A21 MPs call for further upgrades

Greg has written to the Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps, calling on him to release some funding to begin planning the next stage of A21 dualling between Kipping's Cross and Lamberhurst.

Greg calls on TfSE to support A228 upgrade

Greg has called on Transport for South East to specifically back his campaign to upgrade the A228 along Colts Hill in a response to the organisation's publication of its Draft Strategy. 

Greg backs better cycle paths

Greg has reiterated his commitment to ensuring his constituents will benefit from a safer and expanded cycle network. 

Access for All bid submitted

The bid to get High Brooms station nominated for Access for All funding - to install a ramp to the southbound platform- was submitted by Greg and Cllr Carol Mackonochie, Portfolio Holder for Communities and Wellbeing at Tunbridge Well Borough Council, today. 

Joint letter calls for A21 safety action

A joint letter from Greg, Tom Tugendhat and Amber Rudd has been issued calling on the Chief Executive of Highways England, Jim O'Sullivan, to urgently address the issue of safety for both drivers and cyclists following a recent rise in accidents along the A21 between Tonbridge and Pembury, partic

Greg welcomes Delay Repay 15

Following a strong campaign, Greg welcomed Southeastern's introduction of Delay Repay 15 today. The new compensation scheme allows rail passengers to claim compensation when their train is delayed by quarter of an hour, as opposed to the previous threshold of half an hour.