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

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.

Greg welcomes Network Rail to High Brooms station

As part of his campaign for a step-free High Brooms station, Greg gave representatives from Network Rail a guided tour of the station and the surrounding area. Greg said:

"I'm grateful to Network Rail for coming to see the situation at High Brooms station for themselves.

Greg pushes for step-free High Brooms station

Greg has called for High Brooms station to be made step-free, after the Government announced up to £300 million of funding for the 'Access to All' programme – which pays for access improvements at stations.