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Cwmcarn subway plans on show

Posted on : 01 Jul 2019

Cwmcarn subway plans on show

National Resources Wales (NRW) and Caerphilly county borough council (CCBC) are developing plans to remove the existing pedestrian subway beneath the access road to Cwmcarn Forest Drive and replace it with a new crossing point with improved access.

The subway was commissioned in 1976 to provide pedestrian access between North Road / Coronation Place and Feeder Row / Recreation Ground.  

The current condition of the subway structure is ‘fair to poor’ and council engineers consider it to be beyond economical repair.  Users of the subway may have noticed several areas of deteriorating concrete as well as areas of severely corroded steel reinforcement.

A report has been commissioned  following a full structural assessment and the preferred option is the removal/filling in of the subway and the provision of a new crossing point with improved access from both sides.

NRW and CCBC are keen to involve local residents in the process and an information display will be held in the Cwmcarn Institute from 1st – 12th July.

Officers from NRW and CCBC will be on hand to answer any questions you may have on the following dates:

  • Thursday 4th July – 11am to 2pm
  • Wednesday 10th July – 4pm to 7pm– 4pm–7pm

You can aslo have your say here Proposal to replace Cwmcarn Forest Drive subway with a crossing point survey

If you are unable to attend you can call 01443 866553 to discuss any queries about the proposals.



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