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Gas Main Works in Riddlesdown - 2018

Updated 31/10/18


New gas mains works to Buttermere Gdns, Derwent Drive, Grisedale Gardens and Grisedale Close;


Southern Gas Networks (SGN) tell us that all the gas works to Buttermere Gardens, Grisedale Gardens, Grisedale Close and Derwent Drive are now complete.

Streets in the north of the RRA area

We have been advised by Southern Gas Networks (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 works on 3 April 2018 and they will continue various streets and run through 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.


Update 31/10/18 from Croydon Council/SGN


Team 1 and 2 will move to Riddlesdown Avenue on 15th October.


On 20th October (for 9 days) Team 1 will move to Purley Downs Road – starting at Yew Tree Walk with 3-way lights and then moving down with 2-way lights towards the roundabout. Once near the roundabout we will have 4 way lights up to complete works.


Team 2 will stay at Riddlesdown Avenue.


29th October Team 1 to move to Riddlesdown Road with 3-way traffic lights at junction with Brancaster Lane, moving down the road and changing between 2-way traffic lights and 3-way traffic lights at junctions for 14 weeks. Permits will be required for Grasmere Road to Retrieve Live head, Brancaster Lane to retrieve live head and Warren Road to complete connection to existing main. Riddlesdown Avenue to retrieve live head.


The rest of the works on Purley Downs Road will be completed over the February half term, Easter and if required the school summer holiday 2019.


A generic map showing the extent of gas main works in the above streets (SEN 30118) - northern area in pdf


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: 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
Croydon Council have stated that the work at this junction has to take place in school holidays. No revised date has been advised yet.





































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