Swanley

Delays clear on M25 after lorry crash

Drivers faced long delays on the M25 after a crash between two cars and a lorry.
Traffic was stopped on the clockwise carriageway between Junction 5 for the M26 and Sevenoaks, and Junction 6 for Godstone for several hours following the collision at abo…

M20 road overnight closures this week as M2 and A2 works continue

Improvement and maintenance works impacting Kent’s[1] major motorways and A-roads will once again be taking place this week which could cause travel disruption. A series of overnight closures have been scheduled for a key stretch of the M20[2] this wee…

Crane lorry fire on M20 disrupts motorists

Motorists have been warned of disruption on the M20 motorway in Kent following a fire involving a crane lorry.Emergency services attended the blaze on the coastbound carriageway at about 13:45 GMT on Friday, between junction one for the Swanley interch…

The funniest and most surprising headlines of 2023

From placing rubber ducks in potholes to polite parking notes, here’s a roundup of the funniest and most surprising headlines that defined the year:
Man uses rubber ducks, UFOs and Crocs to ‘highlight Bromley’s pothole problem’[1]

A man took to the st…

Lane closed on the M20 London-bound near Brands Hatch after …

A lane had to be closed on a motorway after an Audi aquaplaned and crashed into the side of a lorry.
The M20 London-bound between junction 2 A20 London Road near Brands Hatch, Longfield[1], and junction 1 M25 near the Swanley Interchange was affected b…

From the archive: The pace quickens

An update on the progress of the Channel Tunnel by P. W. B. Semmens MA, C.Chem, FRSC, MBCS, MCIT from November 1990

The BR consultation drawing of the proposed high-speed rail link across Kent, currently being discussed. The 450-metre tunnel at Warren…