Transport Plan 2011-2026
Information on the third Local Transport Plan for Northumberland.
This LTP builds on the success of the second LTP, with a new focus on delivering the
national goals for transport, which contribute to the aims of the
Northumberland Sustainable Community Strategy and reflect local
land use plans, economic development and climate change
The LTP is available to download below. It has
been adopted as an interim strategy which will be refreshed
following the adoption of the new Sustainable Community Strategy
and Local Development Framework.
A comprehensive evidence base was compiled to provide background
data for the LTP:
Click here to
download the LTP Evidence Base
Strategic Environmental Assessment
The Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the LTP is
available to download:
Habitats Regulation Assessment
Health Impact Assessment
Equality Impact Assessment
Rights of Way Improvement Plan (RoWIP)
The RoWIP is a complimentary document to the LTP and the
policies, priorities and actions it contains inform transport and
access related issues, particularly in relation to active
The current edition of LTP News shows some of the
things the Council did maintain and improve the highway
and transport network in 2012-13.
Click here to
download LTP News.
If you have any comments on any aspect of the Local Transport
Local Pinch Point Funding
The Department for Transport invited local authorities to bid
for funding to address congestion on the road network, or to
address the condition of structures that, if not addressed, will
create a problem in the future. 2 bids submitted from
Northumberland were successful:
B6344 Crag End Landslip, near Rothbury
Ovingham Bridge Refurbishment
A third bid was submitted to the Department for Transport on
31st october 2013:
Increased Car Parking at Alnmouth, Berwick, Cramlington
& Prudhoe Railway Stations
Managing Morpeth's Transport
Local Transport Body
The Government has devolved decision making on local major
transport schemes to 'Local Transport Bodies' (LTBs).
In the North East, the LTB is made up of representatives of the
seven local authorities.
For further information click
here to visit the North East LTB website.