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Gas Main Works in Riddlesdown -
Streets in the north of the RRA area
We have been advised by SGN of extensive gas main renewals works to these streets as listed below;
Warren Rd, Grasmere Rd, Downs Walk, Yew Tree Walk, Riddlesdown Rd, Purley Bury Ave, Purley Bury Close, Lexington Ct, Brancaster Lane, Purley Downs Rd and Riddlesdown Ave.
SGN commenced their gas mains replacement works in Warren Road and Purley Bury Ave on 3 April 2018 and the works in the various streets will run until Christmas 2018. There will be temporary traffic lights, one way working and some street closures.
This is a copy of their programme, complete with durations and traffic management to be used. All residents for each road will receive a letter similar to this one from SGN advising them of the works in their street.
A generic map showing the extent of gas main works in the above streets (SEN 30118) -
We also show below some drawings supplied to the RRA by SGN at certain junctions where traffic lights will be in operation. All dates are subject to change. All enquiries about these works should be made to SGN.
Below: Warren Rd/Grasmere Rd junction(1089/96) in pdf
Below: Riddlesdown Rd/Brancaster Lane junction (1086/97) in pdf
Below;: Yew Tree Walk Closure (1086/99) in pdf
Below: Riddlesdown Rd/Purley Downs Rd mini roundabout junction (1086/94) in pdf
Below: Riddlesdown Ave to Riddlesdown Rd junction (1086/93) in pdf
Below: Riddlesdown Ave to Brancaster Lane junction 1086/98 in pdf
Below: Brancaster Lane to Purley Bury Close junction (1086/95) in pdf
We have had further updates from Essex Utilities working on behalf of SGN about the postponed gas main renewal works to the above streets.
The latest update we have from Rob Heller at Essex Utilities is:
"Grisedale Gardens and Grisedale Close are now due to start 18 June 2018. We we expect these two roads to take 4 weeks to complete. This will then bring us into the 1st week of the summer holiday at which time we will close Buttermere Gardens.
I am estimating that we will complete Buttermere Gardens in 5 weeks and then remove the closure and install a 1 way system into Derwent Drive."
So in summary;
From 18/6/18 -
From 23/7/18 -
From 2/9/18 -
SGN have advised these dates may change. They will write to all residents affected prior to starting in these streets. If you will be on holiday you will need to advise SGN or their contractor as they will NOT reconnect the gas supply to the property if no body can let them into the house/flat etc. If you intend leaving a vehicle on the highway whilst on holiday (and they will be working in your street), then you may need to make alternative arrangements.
This is a map in pdf of the gas mains in this streets and where excavations are likely to take place. All residents for each road will receive a letter similar to this one from SGN advising them of the works in their street.
Below: Phase 1 Buttermere Gardens closure at southern end (1004/68/P1) in pdf
Below: Buttermere Gardens closure at northern end (Mitchley Ave junction -
Croydon Council have advised that at advertised times, Ingleboro Drive will be closed from Tuesday 29 May to Sunday 3 June 2018 between the hours of 8.00am and 6.00pm for patching and resurfacing works. During this time the diversion for displaced traffic will be via Eskdale Gardens/Derwent Drive/Buttermere Gardens -
Residents in Ingleboro Drive will shortly receive a letter from the Council and their contractor Kier. On street parking will be restricted during the working hours of 8am to 6pm. Residents need to ensure their vehicles are off the street during this period of 8am and 6pm otherwise they will receive a PCN and will be moved! It is hoped the works will be completed by Friday 30 May. The work is being carried out whilst the Collegiate will be closed for the Whitsun half term.
The Council were initially going to do the works in two phases (the second part later in the year) but following concerns raised by the RRA that it would conflict with the nearby gas works and the one way system for Derwent Drive, they have agreed to now do it in one operation.