21 August 2019

People can have their say about plans for Northampton's Cliftonville Corridor Improvement Scheme.

Northamptonshire County Council successfully secured £1.814m from the Department for Transport’s National Productivity Investment Fund for the scheme which aims to improve congestion on this busy route, which is an important north-south link, and one of the main access routes to and from Northampton General Hospital.

Work is this area is currently planned to begin in October 2019 and be completed during summer 2020. It will be delivered in three phases:

 Phase 1 – Wellingborough Road and St Edmunds Road
 Phase 2 – Cliftonville Road and Bedford Road
 Phase 3 – Cliftonville Road / Billing Road / Alfred Street junction.

Councillor Jason Smithers, county council cabinet member for highways and place said:


“This is chance to find out more about plans to improve this busy Northampton route. The Cliftonville Corridor Improvement Scheme is set to improve journey times and alleviate congestion, as well as reduce the impact on air quality in this area, and we are keen to hear your thoughts and comments on the scheme.”

People can also feedback on the scheme online.