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M20 Junction 10a


Approval Status


Fully Approved

Delivery Status


LGF Project Delivered

Project Completion Date


Winter 2019/20

The new Junction 10a is proposed around 700m east of the existing Junction 10. It will use two bridges and connect to the existing A20 and a new dual carriageway link road built to the A2070 near Sevington. The new Junction 10a in Ashford will be paid for by the transport authority and the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP), a public and private sector body which tells the government where to spend money to boost the county’s economy. Although Highways England and SELEP will meet the majority of the cost, some contributions will be made by developers in due course. The benefits of this will be to improve local infrastructure, ease the pressure on the existing junction 10 and unlock the opportunities for proposed developments in Ashford, 31,000 homes, and future job creation, 28,000 jobs.

Capital Programme delivery update

Take a look at our update on the delivery of the Local Growth Fund (LGF) and Growing Places Fund (GPF) capital programmes.

SELEP Capital Investment Programme

£579m of investment to East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and Thurrock

In total the SELEP Growth Deal with Government has brought £579m of investment to East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and Thurrock. Over the lifetime of the Growth Deal (2015-2021) we aim to deliver 78,000 jobs and 29,000 homes across the SELEP area, with the Deal set to attract a further £960m of investment into the South East over the six year period.

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Funding value: £19.7m
Total Project cost: £104.4m
Return to Capital Investment