Category Archives: River Lune

Lune flood defence wall update

This is the latest newsletter from Volker Stevin, the contractors working on the River Lune flood defence wall on behalf of Lancaster City Council. Basically, despite Covid-19, work is continuing and completion is still planned by May 2021.  Currently they … Continue reading

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Guidance for cyclists using new Caton Road route

The finishing touches are being put to the toucan crossings and junction markings on Caton Road while the Lune Millennium path is closed to cyclists and walkers for 12-18 months. A personal note here: please be alert when using the … Continue reading

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Caton Road update: path to close w/c 10 February

Dynamo has received the following update from Sustrans/Lancaster City Council about the closure of the Millennium Path between Skerton Bridge and the Holiday Inn.  As you will have guessed, the switch from the path to the diversion route along Caton … Continue reading

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Latest on Caton Road alternative cycle route

Work is certainly progressing on Caton Road: the posts in the middle of the pavement (see previous entry) have disappeared over the last week and the new toucan crossing near Lake Enterprise Park has flown in. It’s all happening very … Continue reading

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Caton Road alternative cycle route works

A quick look today at what work is being done on Caton Road so that cyclists do not have to use the carriageway while the Millennium Path is closed (which is scheduled to happen very soon). The new stretch of … Continue reading

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Working on the Caton Road alternative cycle route

Work has begun on Caton Road to provide an alternative cycle route for the year and a half during which the Millennium Path between Lancaster and the Holiday Inn will be closed for flood defence works. This photo shows the … Continue reading

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St George’s Quay and high tides

The shared-use path on St George’s Quay (pictured) occasionally has to be closed at high tide.  There’s no argument about that, but sometimes there’s a long delay in re-opening the gates.  The reason for this is a shortage of staff … Continue reading

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Timetable for Caton Road alternative cycle route

Lancaster City Council has published a timetable for the alternative cycle route on Caton Road while the flood defence works are built beside the River Lune. At present work on the cycleway diversion is due to start on 11 November, with … Continue reading

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Update on Caton Road diversion

Lancaster City Council has published its latest plans for the alternative cycle route on Caton Road while the Millennium Path is closed for flood defence works (reference 18/00751).  The detailed plans for the route, along with road markings at each … Continue reading

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Caton Road cycle diversion – a real update

In an example of cross-party co-operation, Lancaster City Councillors Kevin Frea (Labour) and Tim Dant (Green) met the City Council officer planning the Caton Road diversion during the River Lune floodworks.  Tim reports as follows: Temporary diversion for Luneside multi-use … Continue reading

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