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The final design for the Thame Valley Viaduct, which is located within the Northern Vale and traverses the low-lying Thame Valley in South East England, has been revealed by the UK’s High Speed 2 (HS2). The 880m-long bridge, designed to cross the flood…

Birmingham planning applications week ending June 19 | Part 5

Various planning applications have been submitted to Birmingham City Council.

The below list, taken from Birmingham City Council’s website on Wednesday, June 23, contains part five of planning applications that became valid in the previous week.

  • 2021/05443/PA: Lorry Routes under Schedule 17 Paragraph 6 of High-Speed Rail (London-West Mids) Act 2017 associated with works for construction of and set up/ demobilisation of facilities of construction compound, disconnection of main pipes and installation and connection of new mains pipes Continued following the road, turns into Alma Crescent, taking the left turn onto Dollman Street to access Erskine Street, left turn and turning right into the compound access gate. Outbound – traffic leaving the site compound will turn left out of the access onto Duddeston Mill Road right turn onto Devon Street, continuing until re-joining the A47 Saltley Road to use the Heartlands Parkway roundabout to head East or to access the B4540 Ring Road to join the A38 Cannock, M6 (SRN) A41 Solihull or A45 (SRN) Coventry. Erskine Street Works Access, A47 Saltley Road, Inbound – Via A38, A41, A45, B4540 Ring Road onto the A47 from the East or from the B4540 Ring road before using the Heartlands Parkway to Saltley Viaduct Roundabout on the A47 Saltley Road, leaving the SRN onto Mainstream Way, right turn onto Alderflat Place, right turn onto Devon Street, continuing until the junction with Duddeston Mill Road, taking the left turn and immediate right onto Inkerman Street, Continued on the description. High-Speed Rail (London to West Midlands) Act 2017.
  • 2021/05443/PA: Lorry Routes under Schedule 17 Paragraph 6 of High-Speed Rail (London-West Mids) Act 2017 associated with works for construction of and set up/ demobilisation of facilities of construction compound, disconnection of main pipes and installation and connection of new mains pipes Continued following the road, turns into Alma Crescent, taking the left turn onto Dollman Street to access Erskine Street, left turn and turning right into the compound access gate. Outbound – traffic leaving the site compound will turn left out of the access onto Duddeston Mill Road right turn onto Devon Street, continuing until re-joining the A47 Saltley Road to use the Heartlands Parkway roundabout to head East or to access the B4540 Ring Road to join the A38 Cannock, M6 (SRN) A41 Solihull or A45 (SRN) Coventry. Erskine Street Works Access, A47 Saltley Road, Inbound – Via A38, A41, A45, B4540 Ring Road onto the A47 from the East or from the B4540 Ring road before using the Heartlands Parkway to Saltley Viaduct Roundabout on the A47 Saltley Road, leaving the SRN onto Mainstream Way, right turn onto Alderflat Place, right turn onto Devon Street, continuing until the junction with Duddeston Mill Road, taking the left turn and immediate right onto Inkerman Street, Continued on the description. High-Speed Rail (London to West Midlands) Act 2017.
  • 2021/05442/PA: Lorry Routes under Schedule 17 Paragraph 6 of High-Speed Rail (London-West Mids) Act 2017 associated with works for construction of and set up/ demobilisation of facilities of construction compound, disconnection of main pipes and installation and connection of new mains pipes. Continued. Outbound – all traffic leaving the site compound will turn left out of the access onto Duddeston Mill Road, then right turn onto Devon Street, continuing until re-joining the A47 Saltley Road to use the Heartlands Parkway roundabout to head East or to access the B4540 Ring Road to join the A38 Cannock, M6 (SRN) South Duddeston Road Access, A47 Saltley Road, Inbound – Via M6 (SRN) onto A38, A41, A45 (SRN), B4540 Ring Road and A47 to access the site from the East or from the B4540 Ring road before using the Heartlands Parkway and Saltley Viaduct Roundabouts on the A47 Saltley Road, taking the exit onto Mainstream Way, right turn onto Alderflat Place, then right turn onto Devon Street, left turn onto Duddeston Mill Road, continuing until the right turn into the site compound. Continued on description. High Speed Rail (London to West Midlands) Act 2017.
  • 2021/04745/PA: Display of one internally illuminated digital LED advertising panel. Adjacent Railway Bridge, Saltley Road corner with Goodrick Way, Saltley, in Birmingham, B7 4TE. Advertisement.
  • 2021/03637/PA: Part change of use from church (Use Class F.1) to offices (Use Class E), addition of roof skylights and creation of additional car parking spaces. St Matthews Church, 63 Duddeston Manor Road, Duddeston, in Birmingham, B7 4JH. Full Planning.
  • 2021/03719/PA: Installation of pre-fabricated plant room to front and associated works. Manor Park Junior and Infants School, Church Lane, Aston, in Birmingham, B6 5UQ. Full Planning.

Relevant documents and the full list of applications and appeals can be viewed online on the Birmingham planning portal.[1]

References

  1. ^ Birmingham planning portal (www.birmingham.gov.uk)

Lorry and car involved in Wednesday morning smash on A45 at Northampton

One lane is blocked just after the Barnes Meadow flyover following Wednesday morning's smashOne lane is blocked just after the Barnes Meadow flyover following Wednesday morning's smash

One lane is blocked just after the Barnes Meadow flyover following Wednesday morning’s smash

A crash involving a lorry and car has shut one lane on the A45 at Northampton on Wednesday morning (June 9).

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AA Travel is reporting delays of two miles heading eastbound towards Riverside from the A428 and Barnes Meadow flyover turnoff with the inside lane blocked.

Northamptonshire Police confirmed the crash was reported at 9.51am but recovery work is expected to take until early-afternoon..

Crash investigators launch dashcam appeal after driver, 86, “seriously injured” in A45 smash in Northamptonshire

Crash investigators are appealing for dashcam footage after an 86-year-old woman was “seriously injured” in a smash on the A45 in Northamptonshire on Tuesday (June 7).

The road was closed for several hours after a collision involving a lorry and a black Ford Fusion near Daventry.

Police confirmed the pensioner — who was driving the Ford, which overturned during the collision — suffered serious injuries and was taken to the major trauma unit University Hospital Coventry.

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Crash investigators spent hours at the scene of Tuesday morning's A45 smashCrash investigators spent hours at the scene of Tuesday morning's A45 smash

Crash investigators spent hours at the scene of Tuesday morning’s A45 smash

A Northamptonshire Police spokesman said: “The crash happened at about 10.25am on the A45, High Street, Braunston — about five miles north of Daventry.

“The serious collision investigation unit are now appealing for witnesses or anyone with any dashcam footage prior to, during, or after the collision took place.

“Anyone with information or who witnessed this incident is asked to call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615 regarding incident 175 of June 8.”

A45 reopens after lorry crashes into bridge and overturns in Northampton

A lorry overturned after hitting Wooldale Road Bridge in the early hours of this morning.A lorry overturned after hitting Wooldale Road Bridge in the early hours of this morning.

A lorry overturned after hitting Wooldale Road Bridge in the early hours of this morning.

The A45 has now reopened after a lorry crashed into a bridge and overturned in Wootton.

The smash took place between midnight and 1am this morning (June 4) when a HGV lorry collided with Wooldale Road Bridge and overturned.

Police, firefighters and paramedics all rushed to the scene of the collision.

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The lorry overturned after crashing into Wooldale Road Bridge in Wootton.The lorry overturned after crashing into Wooldale Road Bridge in Wootton.
The lorry overturned after crashing into Wooldale Road Bridge in Wootton.

Highways England, tweeting about the smash in the early hours of this morning said: “INCIDENT – #A45 #M1 J15 (#M1 #A508 #StonyStratford) to #Wootton (#CollingtreePark #EastHunsbury) Currently CLOSED due to an HGV hitting Wooldale Road bridge and overturning.”

They shortly after shared pictures from the scene of the collision stating that officers were waiting for the bridge inspector to arrive as closures remained in place.

The A45 was reopened shortly after 6am this morning.

Northamptonshire Police and the Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service have been contacted for comment.

The lorry overturned after hitting Wooldale Road Bridge in Wootton.The lorry overturned after hitting Wooldale Road Bridge in Wootton.
The lorry overturned after hitting Wooldale Road Bridge in Wootton.

400-litre diesel spill closes off part of motorway

Four hundred litres of diesel spilt on the M1 near Bucks this morning.

Part of the motorway, between junction 15 (Northampton) and junction 14 (Milton Keynes) has been closed off as a result, with drivers being warned of long delays and advised to find alterntive routes.

Firefighters from Newport Pagnell, Broughton and West Ashland were called to the southbound carriageway between junction 15 (Northampton) and the Newport Pagnell Service Area at 11.30am today.

The diesel is said to have leaked from the split tank of a lorry, and was contained on the motorway.

Bucks Fire said crews used an environmental protection kit and the incident was left with Highways England.

References

  1. ^ #J15 (twitter.com)
  2. ^ #A45 (twitter.com)
  3. ^ #Northampton (twitter.com)
  4. ^ #Wellingborough (twitter.com)
  5. ^ #J14 (twitter.com)
  6. ^ #A509 (twitter.com)
  7. ^ https://t.co/vJDzdjhfhD (t.co)
  8. ^ pic.twitter.com/ZxLDwna1zE (t.co)
  9. ^ May 25, 2021 (twitter.com)