Issue details

Accept variation proposals (Compensation Events, CE) as part of agreement (NEC4 Contract) for the design of A465 Aylestone Hill and Holme Lacy Road (HLR) Active Travel Walking and Cycling Improvements

• The Holme Lacy Road and A465 Aylestone Hill Active Travel Measure schemes are designed to improve the existing cycle infrastructure in the south and north of the City respectively to the latest national guidance published in July 2020. This will improve the facilities for pedestrians, in particular crossing arrangements, address the challenges that currently discourage people from walking and cycling in the vicinity and encourage active travel in Hereford as the natural choice for journeys less than 2 km.
• These projects are part of a wider programme of Active Travel Measure (ATM) schemes accessing Active Travel Funding (ATF) and Levelling Up Funding (LUF) across Hereford City.
• The schemes will also support a reduction in carbon and other transport related emissions in the county and provide a good quality, convenient and safe transport network linking to the City Centre and Enterprise Zones that prioritises walking and cycling.
• Price & Myers were awarded the contract for undertaking the design of the Holme Lacy Road scheme following an open tender exercise in compliance with the Council’s Contract Procedure Rules (CPR’s). Initial design scoping for the A465 Aylestone Hill scheme was added to the contract via a variation.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/04/2024

Decision due: 15 March 2024 by Corporate Director – Economy & Environment

Contact: Ross Cook, Corporate Director - Economy and Environment Email: