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On 9 Jul 2014 at 5:46pm Sue wrote:
Is it just me or does anyone else think that the recent resurfacing of South Street is the poorest & shoddiest piece of work I've seen for a long while. Outsourcing to jobs-worths again ?
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On 9 Jul 2014 at 6:38pm Wvm wrote:
I agree , and the way they managed the road closure was poor ,
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On 9 Jul 2014 at 9:01pm Grand Canyons wrote:
were they using Market St as a benchmark for quality?
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On 9 Jul 2014 at 11:32pm Historian wrote:
I'm sure OUR COUNCIL will be more than satisfied #backhanders
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On 10 Jul 2014 at 10:10am Tar Mac wrote:
Agree - Looks awful!
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On 10 Jul 2014 at 11:37pm macclads wrote:
It's a temporary surface whilst they build the new Riverside dwellings in Timberyard Lane.
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On 11 Jul 2014 at 9:27am Mac A Roni wrote:
Hey stoppa da moaning .
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On 11 Jul 2014 at 7:45pm In the know wrote:
Its a surface treatment (called Gripfibre) that looks bad at first, then gets better in the first few weeks.
Its difficult to plan and prepare as thoroughly as usual (for example when the other half of South Street was resurfaced last year) as the programme is carried out by specialists who are booked for a certain period of time and the treatment is very weather dependent; so any rain puts the whole programme back.
Just saying...
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On 12 Jul 2014 at 8:35pm Mark wrote:
I especially admire the tenish asphalty bootprints along the paving slabs at the back of the Dorset Arms. A helpful guide for someone heading home perhaps?
 
 
On 12 Jul 2014 at 11:07pm Teniish Asphalty wrote:
Hey those prints aren`t mine
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On 13 Jul 2014 at 2:33pm belladonna wrote:
They restricted parking on both Sunday and Monday. No one turned up on the Sunday. Hubby says they poured the new surface straight on top of the old, raising the road level and increasing the problem of water run off going onto pavements instead of drains. You can see the difference by the kerbs and the drains - at least two inches higher in some places. I know there was a problem with this at the bottleneck as well, resulting in the 15th c bookshop being flooded by run off. There's already a problem outside the old Thackerays during heavy rain, this isn't going to help.

If it is the final surface it looks terrible - cracked and pitted and kicking up lots of stones.

Another successful private sector job then, given I have no doubt the council has tendered it out to the cheapest bidder !

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On 14 Jul 2014 at 1:01am ta mac wrote:
if tarmac is higher than the kerb then this must be corrected. kerbs are required to be higher than road surface.


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