A55 Knock Road widening - overview

This page details the current status of the A55 Knock Road widening scheme. It also provides information on the way ahead. As the header page for the A55 Knock Road widening scheme it also acts as the central nexus for all the other pages on this site relating to the scheme.


Widening of 1.3km of existing single carriageway between Glen Road and Kings Road junctions, providing two lanes in each direction, together with right turning facilities.

Scheme status

The Statutory Orders comprising the Environmental statement, direction order and notice of intention to make a vesting order were published in November 2009. The orders are based on the preferred option which was chosen following public consultation in June 2006 and completion of the Stage 1 and Stage 2 scheme assessment reports.

A Public inquiry was held on 8 November 2010.

The Inspector's report, Departmental statement and supporting information are also now available on this website.

The Notice of Intention to Proceed, Direction Order and Stopping Up Order was published on 26 September 2012 in the local press.

Next steps

Due to current budget restrictions there is insufficient funding to allow the scheme to progress. Delivery of the scheme is subject to future budget settlements.

Estimated costs

This scheme is estimated to cost between £12m and £16m.

Associated scheme pages/documents

Updated 16 June 2016


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