Launch Event for Consultation on Birmingham Road Traffic Proposals

Next Friday, the 22nd January, a consultation will be launched on the proposals Warwickshire County Council have suggested could alleviate the ongoing congestion issues on the Birmingham Road.

This follows three Traffic Summits held in Stratford by the town’s Member of Parliament, Nadhim Zahawi, which brought members of the public and experts from the County Council together, to discuss the causes of the problems, and which areas need to be looked at.

The next part of the process of tackling traffic in Stratford is now beginning, and this consultation asking residents thoughts on a number of potential solutions will be the next step.

The launch event will start with opening comments from the local MP and will be held between 5pm and 7pm on the 22nd January at the Stratford ArtsHouse, Rother Street.

Nadhim Zahawi MP, announcing the consultation said:

‘Tackling the problem of traffic in Stratford has been one of my top priorities since first being elected, and was once again a key promise last May. This consultation is the next step towards delivering that promise.

We have to get this right. Congestion has damaged the image of the town, and interfered with the lives of my constituents for too long already. Finding the right solution and implementing it in a lasting way can’t be done overnight, but I’m excited that we have progress in the form of this consultation on the proposals, and that local people will get to have their say.

I look forward to a good turnout of constituents on the 22nd January, looking at the solutions that have been proposed, and letting Warwickshire County Council know what option they think is the