Connectivity - Focus North

Key Enabling Activity - Connectivity

This subject is an essential cornerstone for all existing and future modern businesses.  It covers all forms of communications, physical and electronic.  There are a number of areas that CNSRP believe are essential and need improvement.

  • Lead – Transport Scotland
  • Removal of the tight hairpin and routing the road around the back of the cemetery
  • Project completed 2020


  • Lead – Highland Council
  • Replacement of the half mile stretch of “floating” road across the blanket peat bog
  • Project completed 2018

  • Lead – Caithness Transport Forum
  • Improve the scheduled flight schedule to Edinburgh and other destinations
  • Caithness Chamber of Commerce is investigating a Public Service Obligation (PSO) for the reintroduction of scheduled services

  • Lead – tbd
  • Improving the rail freight service to/from the area

  • Lead – tbd
  • Improving the 4G and 5G services across the entire area
  • This is a lobbying function