This Guide covers:

  • Highways England’s role, and approach to planning & Key contacts
  • Guidance for Local Plans & Plan making , planning applications & development management, and Other Statutory Plans
  • Information on Funding

The full title of this document “The strategic road network, Planning for the future: A guide to working with Highways England on planning matters” is more cumbersome than you’d like but it’s a really essential document, and government guidance states that you should use it “if you are involved in plan making, development management/promotion or decision taking for land close to any part of Highways England’s major road network. For example as a member of a:

    • local authority
    • developer
    • Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)
    • community group”