Category Archives: Sustrans

A ride along the Caton Road diversion

Dick and Matt are meeting the Road Safety Engineer from Lancashire County Council this Wednesday to get a better look at the proposed diversion.  Expect some comments and photos. Advertisements

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Plans published for Lune cycle diversion

Lancaster City Council has now put the proposed cycle diversion plans on their planning website.  To view them, type the planning application number – 00751 – in “search” and select the “Erection of flood defence walls . . .” application.  … Continue reading

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Trees cut down along Millennium Path

The Lancaster Guardian has an article this week about the almost-1,000 trees which are being cut down for the flood defence works on the riverside path.  Below is a scan of the article.

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River Lune flood works: whatever happened to the “vulnerable road user audit”?

In their response of 17 September, the County Council Highways team says in the third bullet point at the top of page 2: In order to ascertain the impact of increased pedestrian/cycle movements along the carriageway and separately adjacent footway … Continue reading

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River Lune flood defence works recommended for approval

The City Council’s case officer for the River Lune works has recommended that the Planning & Highways Regulatory Committee should approve the planning application at its meeting on 12 November, on the condition that there is a “Scheme for alternative … Continue reading

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Latest small update on the River Lune plans

Below are quotes from the comments of 17 September that Lancashire County Council’s Highways Department sent to the City Council on their plans for flood management works along the River Lune (and closure of the shared-use path): Conclusion: Afore-mentioned notes indicate … Continue reading

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Small update on the River Lune plans

With regard to the planning application for flood management works beside the River Lune between Skerton Bridge and the Holiday Inn, Dynamo has learned from the City Council that consultants are working up the design of the diversion route but … Continue reading

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