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. 

 

News

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. 

Greg pushes for charge point roll-out

Greg has used his regular column in the Times of Tunbridge Wells to urge Southeastern to follow the example of its neighbouring rail operators and start installing charge points at its station car parks. 

TfSE urged to back further A21 dualling

Greg has written a formal email alongside Amber Rudd and Huw Merriman to the Chairman of Transport for South East (TfSE), urging him to back their bid for the length of the A21 to be dualled between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings.

Greg welcomes ‘Delay Repay 15’ on Southeastern Services

Greg has welcomed the news that Southeastern passengers will soon benefit from improved compensation for late journeys. The introduction of ‘Delay Repay 15’ will mean compensation is paid after delays of only 15 minutes, instead of the current 30 minutes.

Updated A268 closure plans welcomed

Greg has welcomed moves by gas distribution company SGN to almost halve the length of time it plans to close the A268 Rye Road over the summer, and cut the proposed diversion from 18 miles to six.

Greg backs A228 expansion

Greg has lent his weight to Kent County Council’s campaign to get the A228 bypass by Colts Hill included in the Government’s Major Road Network programme.