Durham University

Improvement Project for sustainable travel options

Project updates and progress


Phase 1 Footpath Improvements Complete

Phase 1 works outside the Bill Bryson Library have now been successfully completed.

Date: 25/03/20

Phase 7 and 8 Complete

Works included a new cycle path between Howlands and Collingwood College and footpath improvements along South Road

Date: 23/03/20

Presentations at Durham Colleges

Presentations

Date: 23/02/2020

Current and upcoming Phases

Phase 9

Phase 9 started 25/02/20 which involves a remodelled University gateway ‘hub’ with landscaping on Hollingside Lane/South Road junction.

New signalised pedestrian crossing on South Road between the new ‘hub’ and the woodland area to the North East of Elvet Hill/Trevelyan Carpark.

The removal of the existing signalised pedestrian crossing on South Road between Hollingside Lane and Elvet Hill Road.

Phase 6

Works for Phase 6 started 05/06/20, implementing a widened footpath at the junction from Howlands Park and Ride/South Road.

A new signalised pedestrian crossing at Howlands Park and Ride/South Road.

New shared footpath and cyclepath from the new signalised pedestrian crossing at Howlands Park and Ride/South Road through the woodland area towards Van Mildert College/Mount Oswald.

Phase 3

Phase 3 works from the Islamic Prayer Room to Grey College started on the 15/05/2020.

These works consist of a new footpath from the Islamic Prayer Room to Grey College main entrance, and a new white lined hatched walkway from the end of the footpath at Islamic Prayer Room to the grassed landing between the Islamic Prayer room and Grey College Main entrance.

Upcoming:

Phase 11

Phase 11 consists of 12 new or widened footpaths around Upper Mountjoy.

 

 

David Lynn – Project Manager

Katy Bowmer – Stakeholder Liaison Officer

Mark Walker – Site Manager

The main project resource can be found on the Durham University website: www.durham.ac.uk/infrastructure

For further information

Tel: 07584775731

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