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Forthcoming Temporary Road Closures:

Duke Street OPEN - Tuesday 18th September 2018

Sowter Road CLOSED - Monday 17th September 2018

Sowter Road OPEN - Friday 26th October 2018

Local businesses and car parks can be accessed by signed diversions.


Residents Drop-in Session

 The next drop –in information session for residents is on Wednesday 12th September 2018, 3:30-6:30pm, at Chester Green Community Centre.  Please come along. 




We are working in partnership with our contractor, GBV Ltd who are carrying out the construction works. They have a construction management plan in place and this covers issues such as noise mitigation, hours of work and traffic management requirements for construction vehicles.


If you would like to speak to someone about the work, please contact Peter Richardson, Site Agent at the City Road project compound on 07484 036691.


For more information about the  Our City Our River project:







Contact me: Philip Margett, email:

To find out more about the Our City Our River flood defence project:

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