Transport East

Area covered

Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk, Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock

Forum* members

Essex County Council, Norfolk County Council, Suffolk County Council, Southend on Sea Borough Council, Thurrock Council, 1 district council rep from each of the three counties, New Anglia LEP, South East LEP, Essex Chamber of Commerce, Norfolk Chamber of Commerce, Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, Highways England, Network Rail

*Forum - this term is sometimes used by other transport bodies to represent a broader stakeholder group.  It is more of a board here.

Lead / hosting authority

Suffolk County Council

Statutory Status


Transport Strategy

Transport East is a relatively new regional transport body and has just started to develop a transport strategy. It will consult on its draft transport strategy in the summer of 2021.

More information can be found on their website.