A47 Corridor Improvements, Norfolk

Project location & overview:

Highways England are currently undertaking a £300m, 6 scheme upgrade to the A47 trunk road, which runs from Leicester in the west to Lowestoft in the east.

Improvements in Norfolk include:

  • Thickthorn junction improvements
  • Tuddenham dualling
  • Blofield to Burlingham dualling

Highways England have appointed Galliford Try Construction to deliver the projects which aim to reduce congestion, improve traffic safety and flow which will contribute to economic growth through increased reliability on travel times.

Greyfriars Project Management is currently supporting the delivery team by drawing on its in-depth experience of the Planning Act 2008 and its strong record of infrastructure delivery in the eastern region. 

Services we are providing:

  • Input into Development Consent Order application documents
  • Transport Assessment scoping and review
  • Leading engagement with Highways Authority and Local Planning Authority

Greyfriars Project Management is pleased to be supporting the much-needed upgrading of the A47. The improvement of traffic flow will provide significant benefits to the Norfolk economy by reducing journey times and improving network safety.


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A47 Corridor Improvements, Norfolk

Greyfriars Project Management is drawing on its in-depth experience of the Planning Act 2008 and strong record of infrastructure delivery in the eastern region to support the Highways England delivery team.

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