Catesby Tunnel is just a few months away from opening and we are getting a lot of questions about why our tunnel is unique and what it offers that other... read more →
Catesby Tunnel Catesby Tunnel testing facility in Northamptonshire is set to provide a worldwide benchmark for aerodynamic testing and vehicle development when it opens later this year. It houses a... read more →
Just a few months before our official opening, Rob and the film crew from "Walking Britain's Lost Railways" documentary, visited the Catesby Tunnel site, following the abandoned Grand Central Railway... read more →
The Catestby Innovation Centre, designed to bring together local high tech companies is on track to open Easter 2021. The main foundations and brickwork are already in place.
Catesby Tunnel featured on the Forgotten Relics YouTube channel. Reporters from Forgotten Relics, visited the construction site of Catesby Tunnel, to unfold the history of this amazing site as well... read more →
An initial 400m road surface has been laid to allow preliminary testing. A concrete foundation followed by an asphalt layer is now in place. The first car run has already... read more →
Work begins on preparing the surface of the tunnel in order to lay 2.7 kilometres of tarmac. The surface will be incredible flat due to the stringent specifications required.
Catestby Tunnel has been highlighted as a world innovative project designed to enhance the UK engineering sector by the UK government. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/out-of-this-world-innovations-forge-ahead-in-2018-thanks-to-local-growth-fund
Construction on the main building adjoining the tunnel begins. This building will eventually house two full size articulated lorries to unload vehicles directly into the preparation area.
Construction begins. Initial work will primarily focus on the access roads and main road junctions that lead to the tunnel.