The construction phase of this project is now complete.

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Heworth Burn

Working closely with Gateshead council, we are looking to invest up to £4 million to upgrade our sewers and highway drainage in the Heworth area.

Update by Sarah Jayne Vickers

Good afternoon all, 

Its that time of year all the children look forward to! 6 weeks holidays. Its also the time we introduce our traffic management with the quite period we are commencing work on the section of Sunderland Road/The Drive. 2 way traffic lights will be in affect from Saturday 20th July on Sunderland Road (closing the junction with The Drive) to carry out necessary advanced gas main diversion work. Northern Gas Network (NGN) will commence work on a short section of advance gas main diversion which is necessary to facilitate our drainage works. We expect to be complete and TM temporarily removed by Friday 26th July. Q1 & Q2 bus services will be diverted along Watermill Lane and High Heworth Lane while The Drive remains closed.

Once this section of work is complete we intend to commence our drainage works which is scheduled for 5th August at the earliest, and likely to take 4 weeks again this will be controlled by Traffic management, whilst access via The Drive/Sunderland Road will be closed.

We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for your patience during this time, and please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.


Sarahjayne Vickers

MMB Customer Liaison Officer





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