A614/A6097 progress

Timeline of the A614/A6097 junction improvement scheme

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Scheme Progress

March 2024

Full Business Case to be submitted.

22 January 2024

Compulsory Purchase and Side Road Orders were confirmed by the Secretary of State

November 2023

Detailed designs were completed.

June 2023

  • Nottinghamshire County Council announced a further £10.8 million investment into the A614/A6097 improvement scheme.  £5.8 million of this will fund further design improvements following consultation feedback and changes required to secure planning permission as well as mitigating an increase in project costs due to inflationary pressures within the construction sector at this moment in time. Improvements to the scheme designs as part of the planning consultation process include additional measures to protect residential properties affected by the scheme, a revised drainage and landscaping strategy in Lowdham, a new Pegasus crossing, bridleway and landscaping at Kirk Hill to aid horse riders and an increased Biodiversity Net Gain mitigation scheme at Ollerton Roundabout to secure benefits for nature and wildlife habitat.
  • Cabinet approved that the Mickledale Lane scheme would be removed from the DfT funded programme and a revised scheme would be solely funded by the Council.

November 2022

  • The six-week period for objections to the Compulsory Purchase Order and Side Roads Order ended on 18 November 2022 and four objections were received. Agreement was reached with each of the objectors and all four objections were withdrawn.
  • The Public Inquiry scheduled to begin on 26 September 2023 was cancelled.

September 2022

March 2022

Planning applications for the junction improvements were submitted.

June 2021

The Department for Transport (DfT) confirmed approval of the outline business case that sees £24.34m of funding allocated to the Council for a major scheme to improve the road network along the A614 and A6097 corridor between Ollerton and East Bridgford. 

November 2020 and May 2021

Further virtual consultation events took place to gain feedback on design changes at Lowdham and Mickledale Lane junctions as well as introduce a new junction to the package: A6097/Kirk Hill signalised junction in East Bridgford.

December 2020

The Outline Business Case was submitted.

Deerdale Lane was omitted from the Outline Business Case submission. This was largely down to the complexity of removing the hidden dip on the A614 close to the Deerdale Lane junction, as well as the costs of diverting underground utilities equipment.

July and August 2019

An initial round of consultation was held by Nottinghamshire County Council and Via East Midlands looking at options to improve:


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