Wednesday, 6 February 2008

Press Pelease, Torbay Council 4 Feb 2008

Rock Walk update - 4 February

As the 'Rock Walk team' gear up for a second week of work high above the harbour, the project is being hailed as a huge success.
So far six large trees and an extensive area of scrub has been removed weighing in excess of 56 tonnes and work is due to move further along the rock face tomorrow.
Cabinet Member Councillor Chris Lewis said: "It has really been full steam ahead for the team working on Rock Walk and the results are really starting to show.
"An extensive part of the rock face has now been cleared and the community and visitors can start to get a better picture of how it may look in the future once the improvements works have been completed.
"I would like to take this opportunity to thank local businesses and residents for their patience and feedback. Although there appears to have been very few problems with the diversions we have now arranged for additional signs, advertising the diversions, to be placed at the Belgrave Road junction and on Newton Road at the request of some businesses.
"I would also like to remind those travelling into and around Torbay that we are still open for business and access remains open to all of the town centre car parks."

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Great to see a clearer picture on our sea front so as the business name pershop buoy we are now afloat in the heart of Torquay new Market Forum our customers are congratulating us please feel free to visit our Pet office suite for pampered pooches including a exclusive collectio,so as agood business skill cleared the debtthanks to Rockwalk which as now encouraged better trading by moving 4th time the heart of Torquay will remain the seafront is collasping due to the slow change around Basin now empty too.All Good news on the horizon for Petshop Buoy thankyou to DM

Notes about the blog. Updated 08 March 2008

Not much is happening at Rock Work now. All the work clearing the trees has been done. A barrier has been erected to prevent rock falls from reaching the road. Now we wait for the geological survey in May to see what can be done to fix the rocks in place.
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