£100,000 more for pavement and road repairs

Release Date: 06 March 2019

The borough’s pavements and roads are set to benefit from an extra £100,000 invested through this year’s Budget.

It brings the total budget for roads and pavements to £2.67 million for 2019/20. This goes towards maintenance of footways and pavements, pavement repairs, road markings, drainage repairs and more.

Cllr Alexander Ehmann, Cabinet Member for Transport, Streetscene and Air Quality said:

“Ensuring our roads and pavements are of the highest quality is a priority for this administration and so it’s great we’ve been able to grow the funding put forward for pavement and road repairs this year.

“We are committed to investing in our roads and pavements for the benefit of all road users.”

Notes for editors

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Reference: P067/19

Updated: 28 March 2019