Mains renewals in Brickyard Road area of Aldridge

As part of its on-going improvement programme, South Staffs Water is carrying out work to renew the cast iron water mains in the Brickyard Road area of Aldridge.

The work, which will take place in two phases, will also involve replacing the pipes which connect the water mains the boundaries of individual properties.

Phase 1 is planned to start on Tuesday 1 November and will continue until Monday 19 December 2016. The water company will be working in 150 meter sections along:

  • Northgate Way
  • Brickyard Road (from Northgate Way to Stubbers Green Road)
  • Beecham Close
  • Empire Close
  • Vigo Place
  • Merchants Way

To complete this work as safely and efficiently as possible, a one way traffic system will be in operation in Brickyard Road between Northgate Way and Stubbers Green Road. Local diversions will be in place.

Motorists are advised to avoid the roads where possible, especially during peak times, and allow extra time for their journey. Assess to properties will be maintained at all times.

On Tuesday 3 January 2017 work on phase 2 will start from the canal bridge on Stubbers Green Road continuing along Leighswood Road as far as Middlemore Lane.

 This work is planned to be completed in early March 2017.

 Throughout phase 2 a one way traffic system will be place along Stubbers Green Road and Leighswood Road. Local diversions will be in place until the work is completed in March.

Bus routes will be affected during Phase 2, details of which will be made available nearer the time.

A spokesperson for South Staffs Water said: “We’re sorry for any inconvenience this may cause and would like to thank local residents and businesses for their patience.

“Our employees and network partners will be working to ensure the work is completed efficiently and on schedule.

“Ultimately, we hope these works will provide high quality reliable water supplies – not just for customers in the Brickyard Road area now, but also for future generations.”

Residents and businesses who would like to find out more can visit South Staffs Water customer information vehicle, which will be located outside Brownhill Glass Ltd at the junction ofBeecham Close and Brickyard Road on:

  • Wednesday 12 October 2016 between 9am and 3pm
  • Thursday 13 October 2016 between 12noon and 6pm

South Staffs Water’s on-site team will be on hand during the works if anyone would like to make contact.

For more information please visit our website or call 0800 389 1011.