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Station road non event

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On 19 Oct 2014 at 11:11pm tar mac wrote:
Wasn't station road supposed to be closed completely today to finish off the resurfacing? What happened?
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On 19 Oct 2014 at 11:35pm That's ok Donald wrote:
Dunno. No idea where station road is
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On 19 Oct 2014 at 11:36pm tar mac wrote:
sorry forgot to check other thread
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On 20 Oct 2014 at 7:24am E I E I O wrote:
That`s OK , easily done
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On 20 Oct 2014 at 5:26pm Ordenance survey wrote:
Station road is the bit in front of the station , station street is the newly paved hilly bit , 5weeks for fs privateers could have done it in 3 , there are a lot of food outlets up there ,
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On 20 Oct 2014 at 7:44pm Sussex Jim wrote:
I must check out Station Street to see if there is any "improvement"
Like the "improvement" to Earwig Corner a few years ago. 300K spent, and no real change.
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On 20 Oct 2014 at 8:08pm cllr rosalyn St Pierre wrote:
There was an opening today and yes it was a partial non event. The pavements have been done and this is a huge improvement for those who are a bit shakey walking, buggies and push chairs. I hope we see no more children or others being tipped out as the old pavements were seriously out line line. BUT the road should have been scraped down, (so that rain water shoots down the hill) resurfaced on Sunday. The contractors with the scrapers did not turn up, so everything is postponed. More anon, but till then the street is open and the traders are in action.
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On 20 Oct 2014 at 9:10pm Driver wrote:
A grand re-opening! Was Norman Baker present? No, sadly just Cllr. St. Pierre, who wants to get more people on buses.
By the way, rain water always flows downhill.
 
 
On 22 Oct 2014 at 9:36am Rayne Drops wrote:
Hope they've improved drainage at the bottom of Station Street then, and have allocated suitable resouces to ensure the drains are kept clear, or there'll be one hell of a puddle somewhere by the Lansdown Arms and/or Doctors Surgery every time it rains...
Or are ESCC hoping the run off will just run on down into the Station carpark and become someone else's problem?
PS I assume the contractors have been duly penalised for not turning up as promised - or was the contract awarded without including suitable penalty clauses to cover overrunning work?
 
 
On 22 Oct 2014 at 9:45am Keep falling on my head wrote:
But that doesn`t mean my eyes will soon be turning red . The process the councillor refers to is planing the surface in line with the road - that`s what is meant about the rainwater ( probably told to her by a contractor) so instead of P taking - I thank the councillor for turning up
 
 
On 29 Oct 2014 at 12:30pm Earl of De Montfort wrote:
The council seems to have given up sweeping leaves this year hence any rainfall is going to cause flooding everywhere since all the drains are blocked with leaves. Fun times.


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