Category Archive - Roadworks

Surrey County Council’s ‘Project Horizon’

This is a £100m investment programme by Surrey County Council to deliver significant improvement in Surrey’s road network over a five year period from 2013 to 2018. The programme will invest a minimum of £10m in Mole Valley’s road network and enable over 55km (10.3%) of the Mole Valley network to be replaced. For Capel Parish during year one (2013/14) Anstie Lane starting from its junction with Coldharbour Lane for…

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Digging up The Street, Capel

As anyone living in or travelling through Cape! village will know the cable laying works which started in January 2012 with an end date of March 2012 are still on-going. The lack of communication about what is happening and when the works will be complete is extremely frustrating for everyone particularly for those people living near the two current areas of digging. I have recently spoken to Biffa regarding the…

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Cable Laying In The Street, Capel – June Update

Due to Thames Water’s emergency repair works at the intersection of the A24 and Newdigate Road all other planned road works in the area have been delayed by at least two weeks. Cable laying in The Street, Capel and Rusper Road has now re started but no completion date has been given. Reinstatement of the verges will not be done until completion of the cable laying in the above areas.

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Cable Laying in The Street Capel

This came to an abrupt end two weeks ago when Landbuild were informed that Cheetham Hill Construction, the primary contractor, would be installing the remainder of the ducting themselves by a method known as ‘directional drilling’. This meant gaining approval from their client (BIFFA) to use this method due to the amount of exsisting services in the area and because the method would be far less disruptive to members of…

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