Designated funds

Case studies

Here we feature examples of the great schemes our funds have invested in to date. This section will be regularly updated, building a library of Designated Funds schemes.

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Low emission vans trial

Our Air Quality Designated Fund contributed to a project with the Energy Saving Trust (EST) to enable the road trial of electric vans on our network to fully explore the barriers hampering their uptake.

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Birchanger cycle path

The Cycling, Safety and Integration fund invested £800,000 to upgrade Birchanger cycle path which links Bishop’s Stortford to Stansted Airport carrying cyclists safely over the busy M11.

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SAFETYcam trial

SAFETYcam is an intelligent site safety innovation protecting road workers currently on trial in the Midlands.

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Catterick flood scheme

In September 2012, the Catterick area suffered major flooding which cost the region’s economy more than £2 million.

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Tithebarn link road and bridge

The Growth and Housing fund worked in partnership with developers and Devon County Council to introduce a new road and pedestrian cycle bridge that provides a vital link for sustainable transport in Exeter.

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