Be prepared for a no-deal Brexit

Operation BROCK will be live next week. From Monday (25 March) the M20 contraflow will be in effect from north of Junction 8 (for Maidstone) to Junction 9 at Ashford. Lorries heading for mainland Europe will be routed down the coastbound carriageway, with a 30mph speed limit in place. All other traffic will be directed […]

Lorry Parks update

The Project Director of H.E. John Kerner spoke with our chairman this morning 22nd June 2018 to brief him on H.E.’s latest Lorry Park programme. H.E. are currently investigating circa 100 different sites across Kent. They are concentrating on the M20 Corridor and the M2 Corridor. H.E. are currently undertaking surveys across these 100 sites, […]

A20 Closure at Shrine Farm – 6 weeks!

KCC says: It will be necessary to close part of A20 Sandling Road, Postling, near Folkstone, planned from Monday 9 July 2018 for an estimated period of up to 6 weeks. A20 Sandling Road will be closed between A20 Ashford Road, Sandling and A20 Ashford Road, Saltwood (i.e. between the turnings for Saltwood and Lyminge) […]

Stanford By-pass Resurfacing

Temporary Overnight Road Closures – B2068 Stanford Bypass, Stanford, Folkestone – 19-25 July 2018 Weekday overnight closures of B2068 Stanford Bypass, Stanford, near Folkestone are planned from Thursday 19 July 2018 for up to 5 nights, from 7.30 pm through until approximately 5.00 am each night. B2068 Stanford Bypass will be closed in both directions from Stanford […]

Lorry Park Consultation 2018

Highways England are asking people to give them ideas on ‘a permanent solution to Operation Stack’.  Below is the press release which they published last week.  Dates and venues for the exhibitions are in our calendar.  The deadline for responses is Sunday 22 July 2018.  A brochure giving details of the consultation is here and […]

Lorry Parks – the saga continues

Highways England have just announced the next stage in the lorry parking story.  A consultation will run from Monday until 22 July 2018.  It is to get people’s views about how to deal with Operation Stack events.  There will be a series of exhibitions as follows: Dates & times Locations 2pm to 8pm, 12 June […]