In Partnership With

North East Freight Partnership

The North East Freight Partnership is managed by AECOM on behalf of the North East Combined Authority. We would be grateful for any feedback you could provide on the material presented on this website. Please contact Paul Davison at AECOM by email ( Alternatively, call Paul on 0161 927 8286.

A great way for you to contribute to the actions of this initiative is to take part in the Partnership meetings.
Your views are important!!

The contact at the North East Combined Authority is John Bourn.

John Bourn

Senior Specialist Transport Planner
North East Combined Authority
Tel 0191 277 8972

Roadworks and Streetworks

The following websites have information regarding roadworks on local roads in the North East.

Gateshead and General Northeast
North Tyneside
South Tyneside

Local Authority Traffic Contacts

Northumberland County Council
Head of Technical Services
Tel: 0345 600 6400

Durham County Council

Gateshead Council
Ian Gibson (Traffic Manager)
Andy Price (Streetworks Co-ordinator)
Tel: 0191 433 3100

Newcastle City Council
Peter Chamley (Traffic Manager)
Tel: 01912115920
John Robinson (Streetworks Co-ordinator)
Tel: 0191 211 5912

North Tyneside Council
Kevin Ridpath (Traffic Manager)
(Street Works Co-ordinator)
Tel: 0191 6436131

South Tyneside Council
George Mansbridge (Traffic Manager)
Tony Charlton (Street Works Co-ordinator)
Tel: 0191 424 2540

Sunderland City Council
James Newell (Traffic Manager)
Tel: 0191 561 1607
Steve Black (Streetworks Co-ordinator)
Tel: 0191 561 1261

Tyne Tunnel
Operations Manager
Tel: 0191 262 4451

Higways Agency Traffic Contact
Mark Schofield
Area 14 Service Delivery Team Leader Area 14
Tel: 0113 283 6485

Abnormal Loads

For advice about the definitions of abnormal loads, notification procedures and contact details, please refer to the Department for Transport website: and the Highways Agency ESDAL website:

Department for Transport

The Department for Transport helps the freight logistics industry to be efficient, resilient, environmentally friendly and safe. Click on the link below to access the freight section of the Department for Transport website.

Department for Transport (Freight)

Industry Representatives

Freight Transport Association

Road Haulage Association