Monks Wood, North Shields Surface Attenuation

We are currently on site adjacent to Beach Road. Our scheme is to separate surface water flows from the combined sewerage system and store the excessive flows during storms. To do this, we are constructing new surface water and combined sewers together with a series of cascading basins in which to hold back the flows until the storm subsides and the existing sewerage system can accept the storm water.

Update by Anthony Birkett

Hi Everyone

I bring news of the footpaths which cross our working area....

The good news is that on friday 12 July 2019, we will reopen the footpath at Ludlaw Avenue. This means that for at least the next couple of weeks, both this and the footpath from Whitecliff Avenue will be open!

However, the not so good news is that we will need to close the footpath from Whitehouse Lane (by the school). This will be closed for up to three weeks.

Its not all good news though, as we will still need to close the Whitecliffe footpath at some point - updates to follow on that one, but it won't be necessary for at least a couple of weeks.

In other news, we're ahead of schedule on the trenchless crossing of Beach Road, we expected this to be the end of the month, but we're making preparations now with a view to starting earlier.



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