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Braintree district: Business leaders welcome plans to dual A120
12:00pm Wednesday 19th September 2012 in News
Business leaders have welcomed developers’ plans to dual parts of the A120.
The Gateway 120 Consortium unveiled plans in July to spend £128million to dual the A120 between Coggeshall and the A12 and the stretch between Bradwell and Braintree’s Galleys Corner.
It is part of landowners' proposals to build about 3,500 homes near the Marks Farm roundabout, just north of Cressing, and 7,500 in a new village dubbed West Tey.
Paul McCarthy, chairman of Braintree District Business Group’s transport infrastructure sub group, said: “Any project that delivers improvements and capacity to this vital road infrastructure is worthy of careful consideration and as such we would encourage both Braintree Council and Colchester Borough Council to review their Local Development Plans at the earliest opportunity."
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