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The Planners

Organisations that will have a say in any changes to the A46, be it expansion or re-routing. With Gloucestershire County Council making the initial proposal, this is then submitted to Western Gateway for review and ultimate submission to National Highways.

Western Gateway

The Western Gateway Sub-National Transport Body is formed by an alliance of local authorities that have made a commitment to work together to drive innovation, maximise economic growth and improve industrial productivity by strengthening travel connections to local, national and international markets.

Gloucestershire County Council

Key Cabinet Member

Cllr David Gray Cabinet Member for Environment & Planning

Local Councillors

Cllr Vernon Smith

Cllr Mel Gore

Midlands Connect

Transport workstream of the Midlands Engine for Growth. They are a partnership of 28
local authorities, 11 Local Enterprise Partnerships, two airports, Chambers of Commerce, Highways
England, HS2 Ltd, Network Rail and the Department for Transport.

A46 Partnership Group

Formed to co-ordinate the efforts of local authorities and LEPs to collectively highlight the need for improvement to the A46/M69 corridor.

UK Government

National Highways (formally Highways England)

A government owned company charged with operating, maintaining and improving England’s motorways and major A roads including the A46.

National Infrastructure Planning

The M5 J9 & A46 Transport Scheme will have to follow this process as it is deemed to be a Nationally Significant Infrastructure project due to its size.

Laurence Robertson

Member of Parliament for Tewkesbury

National Infrastructure Commission


Tewkesbury Garden Town

Based upon a potential development of 10,195 homes and approximately 100 hectares of employment land, the programme was awarded the Garden Community/Town status early 2019.

Ultimately, any plans for the A46 will be impacted by the construction of the Garden Town.

Interested Parties

Teddington & Alstone Parish Council

Our local Parish Council’s website, with a tab for the A46 and other information under the Roads & Transport heading.

Teddington & Alstone A46 Advisory Group