A well connected place

A well connected place

Support work to improve transport and internet connections so people and businesses can connect with each other more easily. Harness the power of digital to improve people’s opportunities and improve connectivity in the borough.

A well connected place
  • 27.3 Mbps broadband speeds compared to the the national average of 45.1 Mbps (2017 data)
  • 28.8% of households within the borough have no cars compared to 25.8% nationally
  • 1.6% of households have four or more cars compared to 1.9% nationally (2011 census data)
  • 58.7% travel to work by car or motorcycle
  • 19.9% walk to work
  • 12.2% work from home
  • 5.1% travel by bus
  • 2.5% travel by bicycle
  • 0.9% travel by train