Consultation outcome

Managing freight vehicles through Kent

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

To find out more details of the current status of this scheme, please visit the scheme web page on the Highways England website.

Original consultation


Proposals on the design for the new Stanford West lorry area.

This consultation was held on another website.

This consultation ran from

Consultation description

This consultation is about plans to alleviate the problems caused by Operation Stack by designing and building a dedicated lorry holding area at Stanford West, near Folkestone.

In almost all cases, this will keep Kent residents moving and get rid of traffic congestion caused by cross-Channel disruption. Businesses keep investing in the area and jobs can be created, leading to greater prosperity both in Kent and internationally.

Published 12 August 2016
Last updated 23 September 2016 + show all updates
  1. Consultation extended to Monday 26 September
  2. First published.