Hereford Transport Package

Update February 2021: At a full council meeting on 2 February 2021, council determined to stop the progress of the Hereford Transport Package western bypass scheme. More information on this decision can be found on the decision details notice 2021.

The decision follows a detailed review of the transport strategy for Hereford which set out to better understand existing and future transport conditions in the city, and to assess alternative options particularly in light of the declared climate and ecological emergency and changes to national transport policy.

About the Hereford Transport Package

Proposals set out in the Hereford Transport Package included the Hereford bypass and associated improvements to walking, cycling, bus and public spaces.

A cabinet member decision was published on 24 January 2020 outlining a review of the Hereford bypass scheme. This took place alongside a review of the Southern link road scheme and other work that together informed a review of the transport strategy for Hereford. For further information please see the decision details notice 2020 and news release.