Every year, as part of the EssexWorks programme, nine pledges are made to the Essex public, one against each priority in each delivery programme.
Environment, Sustainability and Highways
Environment, Sustainability and Highways (ESH) is unique in that the services it delivers improve the quality of life of everyone in Essex, everyday. Protecting, managing and shaping the County’s past, present and future, ESH is responsible for delivery of the following EssexWorks and Local Area Agreement outcomes:
The directorate exercises Essex County Council’s statutory responsibilities as waste disposal and highways authorities and delivers statutory functions for traffic management, development control, consumer protection and trading standards. The directorate also provides an emergency planning & business continuity service.
The Executive Director, Robert Overall is responsible for six key services within ESH,