GTR Update from Charles Horton - 04-01-2017

Please find below an update from Charles Horton, Chief Executive Officer: 

Dear stakeholder

Southern industrial relations

I am writing to update you on our plans for next week’s ASLEF strike action and other matters relating to our industrial relations.

Green light for construction of thousands of new Starter Homes

New homes for first-time buyers between 23 and 40 years old at a discount of at least 20% below market value.

2017 will see the first Starter Homes being built on brownfield sites across the country, Housing Minister Gavin Barwell has confirmed today (3 January 2017).

Rail Delivery Group: Compensation

Following the presentation of my Private Members' Bill before Christmas, the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) wrote to me explaining what they are doing in the area of compensation:

Network Rail - Christmas Works

Christmas is now just a week away, and as usual Network Rail will be undertaking a major programme of upgrade work over the holiday period. This year, they expect to deliver 200 projects over the festive fortnight across the country.

Teville Gate Update

Mosaique Global Investments Limited continue to work closely with Worthing Borough Council to bring Teville Gate site forward for development and they will undertake a consultation event in February 2017 when the public will get the chance to meet the design team, ask questions about the project