Pride in Our Community work happening this week: 16 April 2018

Here’s an update on the work our crews are doing this week.



Roads – Resurfacing of the High Friction Surfacing will be taking place in parts of Cotwall Roundabout, Bridge Bank and Ironbridge Road, Ironbridge. Highway improvements will be starting in Teague’s Crescent, Richmond Avenue and New Road, Wrockwardine Wood; Catherton and Dodmoor Grange, Stirchley. Work on the A442 (Leegomery roundabout to Sparrowhawk Way Junction) continues. Work will also be starting in Dulwich Grange and Sunnymead, Sutton Hill. 

Footpaths – Weather permitting, work will continue in Wombridge Common, Hadley & Leegomery and Sutton Hill. Work will also start in Dawley & Aqueduct.

Road lining and signage – work to improve signing and lining along the B5063 starts today (16 April) and is expected to take up to four weeks to complete. We will also be working in Chetwynd and Edgmond this week refreshing various road markings.

Street lighting – crews are continuing with upgrading lights to more energy-efficient LEDs in Wellington, Hadley & Leegomery, Brookside and Dawley. 

Potholes – crews are continuing to find and fix potholes as well as repairing those potholes that have been reported.  Please help by reporting any potholes you spot using this link

Litter picking and grass cutting – estate crews will be out litter picking in areas around Brookside, Sutton Hill, Woodside, Hollinswood, Randlay, Stirchley, Malinslee, Leegomery and College. Anyone wanting to report an issue with littering in their area can do so here.  Crews will be grass cutting this week on sites where it isn’t too wet. 

Ironbridge – a pair of Grade II listed railway crossing gates have been removed for restoration. The gates were installed in c1862 and are believed to be the largest surviving crossing gates in the UK. You can read more about this here.  Work to improve the paths and steps along the heritage trail that runs past the coracle shed in Ironbridge starts this week. More here

Get live updates on street works and traffic management schemes in Telford here.

More about Pride in Our Community here or join the Facebook group.




Date: 16 April 2018 | Source: Telford Council

More Telford News

 Telford's Poundworld store avoids the axe

Telford's Poundworld store has avoided the axe after administrators announ..

 Plan is drawn up to tackle Telford cancer rates

A comprehensive plan has been drawn up to tackle the number of people dyin..

 Giant ducks causing a splash at new Southwater home in Telford - with pictures

The Let’s Go Quackers ducks have been causing a splash after landing in So..

 Shropshire knife crime: Young father is jailed for Telford street attack

A street scuffle in Telford led to one man being stabbed and another in ja..

 World Championship date in Italy for Telford schoolgirl

Shropshire schoolgirl Grace Garbett is jetting off to Italy this week to pa..

 Shropshire clubs serving up free tennis as part of the Great British Tennis Weekend

Five Shropshire clubs are preparing to serve up free tennis after signing u..
View More

More UK News

The real cabbage soup diet: What Britons ate down the ages

Ancient Britons were eating dairy, peas, cabbage and oats, according to gunk trapped in their teeth..

Schools alone cannot fix childhood obesity, says Ofsted boss

Factors beyond the school gate make it impossible for schools to affect pupils' weight, says repor

Holiday childcare: 'I'm lucky - my sister has my child'

British parents pay an average of £133.34 a week for full-time holiday childcare for one child, a su..

Are young people going cool on cars?

More and more young people are living without the car. Will the government change its road-building ..

Five crocodiles in Monmouthshire dangerous animal hotspot

With venomous snakes, scorpions and spiders, is Monmouthshire Wales' dangerous animal capital
View More

Telford Businesses

Calendar Countdown

[[countdown here]]

Upcoming Events in Telford

21 Jul 2018

Saturday - 10am - 5pm

Sunday - 10am - 6.30pm


A ticketed charity gala open-air concert in aid of the Severn Hospice, Brass Night of the Proms, will take place on Saturday evening, 9th July from 7.30pm. Compered by BBC Radio Shropshire presenter, Eric Smith, it will feature the Ifton Colliery Band and the Band of the Royal Signals; covered seating will be provided, or bring a blanket and enjoy a picnic on the grass. Please visit the website for more information.

View Details

04 Aug 2018

Practice starts at 4pm on Friday 3 August

Racing starts on Saturday 4 August at 12noon and Sunday 6 August at 10.30am


Free

View Details

04 Aug 2018

See above


Please check show links for ticket prices

View Details

04 Aug 2018

Saturday 4 August 2018

7:30pm


£35 - £45

View Details
View More