29 July 2018 Alderton
Hill will be closed from the Roding Road to the mini-roundabout by
Loughton station for around 5 weeks from end-July! This will cause
traffic chaos. The road is being closed this summer – and in summer
2019 – to replace the road bridge across the brook.
year all the “services” – gas pipes, electricity wires, water mains etc
– will be traced, dug up, and moved to a new separate bridge across the
brook. Until all the “services” are located and examined, it’s not
possible to tell how much work will be needed, or how long it will take.
Next year the current bridge, which is starting to fail, will be taken up and a new one installed to a higher specification.
bus. TfL originally planned to turn the service round at Buckhurst
Hill. Prompt action by LRA Cllr Chris Pond, supported by Cllrs Valerie
Metcalfe and Stephen Murray, got this changed to a diversion along
Brook Road and Brooklyn Avenue. We have asked for the High Road stops
marked Forest Road to be used.