Ruddington Roadworks

Highway maintenance and construction works taking place in our village over the next few weeks, which are liable to disrupt traffic, are as follows:- Saturday 27th February to Wednesday 3rd March – High Street near the Easthorpe Street & Church Street junctions – cabling work by BT with some carriageway incursion – caution required. Extended until 16.30 hours Sunday 28th February 2021 – Closure of Musters Road – at its junction with Western Fields – Phased work 50 metres either side of junction of Western Fields (one side at a time)…

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Ruddington Roadworks

Highway maintenance and construction works taking place in our village over the next few weeks, which are liable to disrupt traffic, are as follows:- Tuesday 16th Feb, 8.00am to 1.00pm – ‘Stop and Go’ boards with brief periods of ALL STOP on High Street – W R Bloodworth crane in roadway to lift materials for new shop/office development (top photo) – Footway remains closed until May 31st 2021. Wednesday 24th February 9.30am to Friday 26th February at 11.59pm – Two way traffic signals on Wilford Road from the the Junction of Paget…

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February Roadworks

Highway maintenance and construction works taking place in our village this month, which are liable to disrupt traffic, are as follows:- Extended until 16.30 hours Sunday 28th February 2021 – Closure of Musters Road – at its junction with Western Fields (top photo by Martin Breakwell) – Phased work 50 metres either side of junction of Western Fields (one side at a time) – to form a vehicular entrance to the Avant Homes development with Drainage / Service Works. {Plan below.} (Resident Access maintained to Western Fields)  Extended until Fri 21st May 2021…

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Ruddington Roadworks

Highway maintenance and construction works taking place in our village right now, and within the next couple of weeks, which are liable to disrupt traffic are as follows:- Sun Jan 24th 2021 (only) from 8.00am – Junction of Loughborough Road and Asher Lane and down Asher Lane (verge) – Two-way temporary traffic lights in use for work by British Telcom to face the Poplar trees. Safe access is required in order to gain access to the overhead network in order to carry out cabling work and tree branches to prevent damages. 8.00am Mon…

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Ruddington Roadworks

Highway maintenance and construction works taking place in our village right now, and within the next couple of weeks, which are liable to disrupt traffic are as follows:- Sat 16th Jan until Wed 20th Jan 2021 – Road and footway closure – St John’s Road from its junction with Wilford Road to Savages Row – To install electricity and water connections. {Photo above.} Local diversion via Savages Road and Savages Row. Sun Jan 24th 2021 ONLY – Junction of Loughborough Road and Asher Lane and down Asher Lane (verge) – work by BT to face the Poplar…

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Ruddington Roadworks

Highway maintenance and other works scheduled to take place in our village over the next few weeks, which are liable to disrupt traffic, are as follows:- Ongoing until 26th March 2021 – Multi-way traffic lights – A60 Loughborough Road on the eastern side of the roundabout at the junction with Mere Way – To install a toucan crossing point, widen the footway, upgrade street lighting, install a new access for the housing development, upgrade existing surface water drain, widen approaches onto the roundabout, resurface the carriageway, add white lining and anti…

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Ruddington Resurfacing To Resume

Residents and businesses along Camelot Street, Woodhouse Gardens, Marl Close and the Brookside Road estate can breathe a sigh of relief at the news their sole access road will only be left ‘in limbo’ for a couple of weeks – after resurfacing work was suddenly and rather dramatically suspended last Saturday. Just hours into the long awaited scheme on Camelot Street, all road workers were pulled off the site “until further notice” with Shaun​ Faulkner of contractors Tarmac Highway Services, blaming a “lack of cooperation and abusive comments from the residents on…

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Ruddington Resurfacing Suspended After Workers ‘Abused’

Just hours after the long awaited resurfacing work began on Camelot Street this morning, contractors called a halt and went home – citing dangerous behaviour and abuse from some motorists. This bizarre turn of events follows the widely welcomed decision by Nottinghamshire County Council in July to finally proceed with a complete overhaul of the badly potholed stretch of road which had been put on hold until after the building of the Lace Gardens development was complete. As we’ve previously reported, preparatory work began at the start of September. Shortly afterwards,…

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Camelot Commences!

After many years of waiting, the sole access route to properties along Camelot Street and the Brookside Road estate is FINALLY being resurfaced.* For residents and businesses who, for around a decade, have had to endure bone-shaking journeys over the potholes and patching along one of Ruddington’s worst roads, it’s not a minute too soon! A full highway resurface has been agreed for all of Camelot Street – also extending into Shelton Gardens, Camelot Crescent, Swanson Court, Woodhouse Gardens and Brookside Road – which will tie in with previous resurfacing work carried…

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Lockdown Bike Fixes

Meet Ruddington resident Julian Bentley! He is a self-employed maths tutor who, like many others, watched his normal workload drop away during ‘lockdown’ although continued to offer some Maths tutoring by video. Meantime, as lockdown began, Julian noticed a lot of new bicycle riders in and around the village – many of whom were having difficulties such as saddles set too low, insufficiently inflated tyres and so on. “I knew from spending three years as a cycle Instructor that a lot of new riders would have a knowledge gap around cycling…

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