Wixams Northern Expansion Area
Despite the perception that the local and strategic highway network is already congested, mode was able to negotiate with the Highways Agency and Bedford Borough Council Highways Authority and Central Bedford Highways Authority to reach an agreed highway solution with only minor highways works.
mode developed a strong Travel Plan to encourage non-car modes of travel; this strategy, together with supporting detailed analysis and a range of assessment scenarios, ensured no transport objection was raised.
The application was submitted in January 2015, a highways recommendation for approval was given in June 2015 and the application was unanimously approved by Planning Committee on 27th July 2015.
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