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A417 Update

Highways England are pleased to announce that the Secretary of State for Transport has confirmed the A417 Missing Link scheme can proceed to a Development Consent Order (DCO) planning application. Before the application can be considered, Highways England will be consulting on further design aspects of the proposed scheme. The public consultation to discuss the updated designs will start on Friday 27 September 2019 and end on Friday 8 November 2019.

They are also holding a series of public consultation events throughout the consultation period Dates and Locations below.




Gloucester Rugby Club, Kingsholm Road, Gloucester, GL1 3AX

Monday 30 September

2pm – 8pm

National Star College, Ullenwood, GL53 9QU

Thursday 3 October

1pm – 7pm

Witcombe and Bentham Village Hall, Pillcroft Road, Witcombe, GL3 4TB

Saturday 5 October

11am – 6pm

St Andrews Church Hall, Montpellier Street, Cheltenham, GL50 1SP

Monday 7 October

11am – 6pm

St Mary’s Church, Birdlip, GL4 8JH

Wednesday 9 October

2pm – 7pm

Cirencester Town Council, Bingham House,
1 Dyer Street, Cirencester, GL7 2PP

Friday 11 October

11am – 6pm

Churchdown Community Association, Parton Road, Churchdown, Gloucester, GL3 2JH

Tuesday 15 October

2pm – 8pm

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