Ecology Technical Group Assessment and Review of the HS2 Ltd Approach to the Natural Environment

The HS2 Ecology Technical Group has today released a report assessing and reviewing the HS2 Ltd approach to the natural environment and made recommendations for the subsequent phases of the project. The HS2 Ecology Technical Group, of which the National Trust is a member, believes that HS2 Ltd must improve their approach to ecology and be…

National Trust supports a long HS2 tunnel to protect the Chilterns AONB

Today the National Trust presented to the House of Commons High Speed Two Select Committee, their support for a fully bored Chilterns Tunnel in order to protect the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Over the course of two weeks numerous parties are petitioning the Select Committee regarding the Chiltern tunnel case.  Representations have already…