Somerfield Park - footpath renewals

What

We are renewing the footpaths within Somerfield Park.

Why

We are renewing the existing path surfaces for improved pedestrian safety and access throughout the park from the Sydenham Cemetery to Studholme Street and around the toilet block out to Woodard Terrace.

Where

Somerfield Park

When

17 January 2022 to 11 February 2022 (weather/site condition dependent).

Contact

The contractor is Pidgeon Contracting Ltd. Phone (03) 3234231, Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Details

  • Sections of this existing footpath will be closed to the public during the construction activities.
  • Temporary footpath access will be put in place during the construction period which, the public will be directed and advised to use throughout the duration of this project.
  • The site will be fully fenced to create a safe working space for the contractor and to act as a separation barrier to the public.
  • Spotters will be on site to safely assist pedestrians around the construction zone during this time.
  • There will be heavy machinery operating on this site with construction plant and vehicle movements taking place during the day.
  • There will be a moderate increase of noise and activity in these areas of Somerfield Park during the construction process.
  • The works will be staged in sections to minimise public disruptions.
  • A CCC approved Arborist will be on site at all times to monitor the excavation activities and to advise the contractor during this construction process.
  • The playgrounds will remain open during the works.
  • Construction access to the site will be from off Woodard Terrace and through the Sydenham Cemetery.