Government funding will enable the construction of the Tunstall Northern Bypass in the West Midlands

The government has announced funding for the Tunstall bypass in the West Midlands.

The £3.127m funding for the Tunstall Northern Bypass will allow the construction of a link from the A527 to the A50, A500 and M6.

The road will improve access to proposed industrial and residential development sites to the north of Tunstall.