WELSH Government is investing £20.8million in north Wales to improve public transport and encourage economic growth, the cabinet secretary for North Wales and transport, Ken Skates, has said.

As part of Wales’ Transport Strategy, the support includes funding for active travel and safe routes, road safety, electric vehicle charging facilities, road resilience, transport and unadopted roads.  


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In North Wales, £20.8m will be invested in projects such as:

  • Improving walking and cycling connections to Llandudno railway station.
  • A safer route to walk, scoot and cycle to Ysgol Treffynnon and Ysgol Maes Y Felin in Holywell.
  • An active travel route connecting Holyhead railway station and ferry terminal with Penrhos employment and retail sites, the leisure centre, Parc Cybi and Trearddur Bay.
  • Support the Sherpa’r Wyddfa bus service in Eryri.  

Mr Skates said: “These grants are a substantial investment to support sustainable local economic growth, enhance public transport facilities and create and improve routes that will enable and encourage more people in Wales to walk, wheel and cycle. 

“The projects are prime examples of the practical solutions we have asked local authorities to design in order to make it easier for residents to connect with their places of employment and businesses, and to do so more sustainably.” 

This funding also builds on allocations which have been made to different phases of some projects in previous years.