30 Jul '18, 3pm

New Stonehenge consultation fails to address UNESCO’s concerns, warn campaigners https://t.co/biB7n9ftIG

The proposed changes do little to address the concerns expressed in the recent UNESCO Mission report and by UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee last week in Bahrain. The latest proposals from Highways England still fail to address the major issue with the scheme, which is the large amount of surface dual carriageway to be built in the World Heritage Site. Campaign for Better Transport is part of the Stonehenge Alliance which is calling for no further damage to the World Heritage Site. Chris Todd, Local Groups Campaigner for Campaign for Better Transport said: “Highways England says it wants to hear what people think about its latest minor tweaks, however it is steadfastly ignoring the thousands of responses that have called for a longer tunnel. This latest consultation is a slap in the face to UNESCO which only last week expressed its concern about the impact of the scheme o...

Full article: http://bettertransport.org.uk/media/july/2018-stonehenge-...

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