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Have your say on the proposed resurfacing of Mill Street and Allhalland  Street


Background

The block paving surface of Mill Street is worn and it is felt by many that a new surface would be safer and would help the regeneration of the town by improving the environment for local shoppers and visitors.

Although Allhalland Street is in a better state of repair, enhancement would make it more attractive to shoppers and help to connect the two streets as a trading corridor.

We have been told by Devon County Council that it prioritises a capital budget for highways that present the greatest risks. On this basis the resurfacing of Mill Street and Allhalland Street unfortunately do not rank highly for funding and so alternative sources of funding are needed. 

The Town Council, District Council and Town Centre Partnership are currently seeking funding for this project to go ahead.  In order to apply for funding, a scheme must be drawn up.  Devon County Council has funded a set of options for each street including a simple tarmac scheme and various alternative enhanced designs.  The options have been considered by Members of The Town Council, District Council and Town Centre Partnership, and we are seeking your view on the preferred proposal for each street.

Allhalland Street

Allhalland_St_Proposal.pdf

Tarmac surface

Concrete drainage channelling along each side next to kerbs

Three traffic calming areas at regular intervals , laid  in granite sets and edged with low concrete kerbing  

Concrete kerbing along sides

Bollard at High St end to be replaced with a new coffin box style steel bollard

Footways to remain as at present

Estimated cost: £62,616

 

Mill Street

Mill_St_Proposal.pdf

Centre carriageway zone to be laid in tarmac

Side (footway) areas laid in white spar aggregate, 

Existing blocks to be re-laid at Bridgeland St end entrance way

Three traffic calming areas at regular intervals , laid  in granite sets and edged with low concrete kerbing  

Carriageway and footway areas separated by flush concrete kerbing except where drainage channel used (see bullet point below), 

Drainage channels in the centre near  Bridgeland St end and at side (instead of kerbing) for the remainder, laid in granite setts 

Bollard at Bridgeland St end  to be re positioned in line with new kerbed area 

New bollard near the “No entry” sign

Estimated cost: £251,414

 The consultation will run from 5 December 2016 until 6 January 2017. Your comments will help us take the proposals forward for funding and enable us to understand any concerns or further suggestions you may have.  Please view the designs before making your comments.

 

We look forward to your contributions. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your comments.

 


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