Thames Gateway Futurescapes, Queen Elizabeth Bridge

Transport cases

Road schemes can have negative effects on the environment, protected habitats and species.

We get involved with road proposals to avoid or minimise these impacts, ensuring that any road schemes needed are in the least damaging locations possible.


 The RSPB Wessex Stone-curlew Project. Wiltshire, England. June 2008. Stone-curlew Burhinus oedicnemus, chick hiding in vegetation, on the edge of a "Stone-curlew plot" created on farmland.

A11 dualling

The RSPB are delighted to have formally withdrawn their objection to the dualling works planned to the A11 in Breckland.

Whooper swan, adult, in snowy field

A6 dualling proposals

The site supports almost 46,000 waterbirds in the winter, including internationally important numbers of whooper swans.

 Insh Marshes RSPB reserve, Loch Insh, 2000

A9 dualling at Insh Marshes

Proposals to upgrade the A9 trunk road through RSPB Scotland's Insh Marshes and over the River Spey in the Cairngorms.

David Douglas (Conservation Scientist) heads up a team looking into the effects of a wind farm on Golden plover Pluvialis apricaria, Sutherland, Scotland

Able Logistics Park

Campaigning to protect wildlife as part of the Able UK, South Humber Gateway development.

Aerial Danube Delta

Danube Delta

The Danube Delta is well known as one of Europe's premier wetlands.


East West Rail

The wrong choices could make this much needed low carbon transport alternative worse for the Nature & Climate Emergency.

 Thames Gateway Futurescapes, sunset on A13 with Canary Wharf in background

High Speed 2

HS2 has become a totemic environmental issue and a test for the new government's environmental credentials.

Aerial shot over Shorne Marshes RSPB Reserve, Kent

Lower Thames Crossing

Highways England is consulting on a new road crossing of the Lower Thames to supplement the existing Dartford crossings.

Water vole, Arvicola amphibius, Peak District, UK

M4 motorway diversion around Newport, Gwent

An inquiry is underway, considering proposals to build a new motorway south of Newport across the Gwent Levels.


Oxford to Cambridge Expressway

A major new road proposal threatens some of the most important places for nature in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

Ringed plover charadrius hiaticula, adult amongst razorshells. Side view. Titchwell beach, Norfolk

Rosyth International Container Terminal

We are supporting Scottish Natural Heritage's objection to a development which could cause significant harm to the SPA.

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Saint Helena

Construction of an airport & the development of tourism in St Helena may have a profound effect on the environment.

Wild adult white-rumped vulture (Gyps bengalensis) in flight.Pinjore, Haryana, India

Serengeti highway

Serengeti National Park is one of the most famous national parks in the world but could be severed by a major highway.

Traffic passing Stonehenge


We are objecting to a proposal to build a tunnel that will directly impact a number of stone-curlew nesting territories.

Black grouse Tetrao tetrix, adult male on lek. Corrimony RSPB reserve. Scotland

Via Baltica

Important wildlife sites in NE Poland are under threat from damage by a series of road projects on the 'Via Baltica'.