Archive for the ‘Roadworks’ Category

WATCH: Cllr Ankers Raises Your A555 issues

by paulankers on 31 January, 2019

Cllr Paul Ankers quizzes senior officer on A555 issues Cllr Paul Ankers is calling for public consultations on the impacts of the implementation of the new A555 road. There were good sessions in the Civic Hall prior to completion but the Council feel they are doing enough. Click on the link above to see the […]

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Half A Job on Butley St Resurfacing

by paulankers on 30 January, 2019

Cllr Paul Ankers has raised with officers his unhappiness with contractors leaving Butley St without completing much needed carriageway resurfacing. A large section near 11a Butley St has not been resurfaced. Cllr Ankers said, “I imagine they were unable to move a car, but its unsafe and needs addressing swiftly. This is part of a […]

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Torkington Road / A6 Lanes To Be Restored

by jontwigge on 23 October, 2018

Following the recent resurfacing of the bottom of Torkington Road where it meets the A6 a sharp eyed resident spotted that the white lines for the lanes had not been repainted in the right place. Several years ago, a great deal of effort went into getting the council, and even a government department, to agree […]

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Bypass Opens on 15th October

by paulankers on 6 October, 2018

The new bypass from Hazel Grove to the Airport (incorporating and existing part of the A555) will open on Monday 15th October. The road has been long needed and campaigned for by many but especially former LibDem MPs Mark Hunter and Andrew Stunell when they were at Westminster. Cllr Paul Ankers said, “There is a […]

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Torkington Road Roadworks for two weeks

by paulankers on 14 August, 2018

Stockport Council has committed to invest £100m to improve roads and footpaths across the borough over a nine year delivery period after LibDems approved the funds when running the Council. This funding will be used to carry out a range of repairs from patching to resurfacing in targeted areas which will provide a long term […]

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Continuing A6 Drain Roadworks

by jontwigge on 14 March, 2018

This weekend should see a number of the latest issues caused by the drains under the A6 being fixed. The works will run between Chapel Street and Sainsbury including the really bad manhole cover by the entrance to Asda.  That manhole cover was reported to us over the weekend and looked to be in a […]

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London Rd Works This Sunday

by paulankers on 2 February, 2018

Solutions SK working on behalf of Stockport Council will be carrying out highway repairs on London Road, Hazel Grove on the pedestrian crossing near to Asda (adjacent to Angel Street) on Sunday 4th February.  These works are expected to be completed first thing on Sunday morning and will require the use of a temporary lane closure. 

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Road Repairs on Torkington Rd (Overnight Working)

by paulankers on 1 February, 2018

Stockport Council will be carrying out carriageway resurfacing works on London Road from Torkington Road to Church Grove and Torkington Road from London Road to Avondale Avenue. The works started on  the 31st January 2018 and are expected to take approximately 2 weeks to complete, weather permitting. The working hours will be between 8pm and 5am.  Local Campaigner Paul Ankers said, “This is one of our […]

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A6 MARR and Carillion Update

by jontwigge on 15 January, 2018

With the news of Carillion going into liquidation on the news today there will clearly be large impacts across the country. The good news for Hazel Grove is that the A6 MARR is run by a joint venture between Carillion and Morgan Sindall, another construction company.  In the short term this means that the project […]

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The years of heavy traffic on the A6, London Road, has taken its toll on the road and the drainage underneath it; the ongoing work associated with the drains under the A6 continues.   This time work will be between the junctions with Hatherlow Lane and Grundey Street, that section that passes Wetherspoons.  One lane […]

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