Update on A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road

A second phase of consultation for the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road will be open from This week to allow residents, businesses and road users to give their views on the emerging preferred scheme.

From Monday a four page leaflet will be delivered to 85,000 homes throughout areas of Stockport, Cheshire East and Manchester, to give an overview of the scheme and explain how residents, businesses and road users can find out more and comment on the proposals.

Semms Map StockportFurther information on the consultation will also be made available on the SEMMMS website www.semmms.info. The website will also include an online version of the questionnaire.

The second phase of consultation will run until 19 July.

The first phase of the consultation looked at various options for junctions and asked people whether they were in favour of the road.

This second phase consults on the proposed route, drawn up from the earlier responses. It also gives people a chance to feed back their views fully, now the environmental studies and other information has been published on the Semmms website.

The proposed road will join up the A6 at the southern end of Hazel Grove to Manchester Airport, and will include a separated cycle path along the whole route.

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