Pride In Our Community improvements - week beginning 10 September 2018

Here’s an update on the work happening this week as part of the Pride in Our Community programme. Also a link to nominating someone you know for a Telford Community Pride Awards and reminders about the upcoming improvements in the Hollies Road area of Wellington and closure of the A442 to allow for the new footbridge linking the railway station to the town centre to be lifted into place.

Pride In Our Community improvements - week beginning 10 September 2018

Roads – work start in Meadow Road and Station Road, Dawley and New Road, Wrockwardine Wood. Work also continues in Tan Bank and High Street/Victoria Avenue, Wellington.

Footpaths – path improvements continue in Ketley & Overdale, Dawley & Aqueduct and Brookside.

Road lining – road lining crews will be working in Dawley Hamlets on a find and fix basis.

Signing – crews are working in The Nedge

Potholes fixers – ‘Find it Fix it’ crews are filling potholes that have been reported to us. The Jetpatcher is also out in more rural areas over the coming weeks filling potholes and other defects that have been reported to us. Please report any potholes you spot here or via the Everyday Telford app.

Street lighting – crews are working on upgrading street lights in Wrockwardine, Great Dawley, Ketley and some of the principle routes around the borough. If you have a question about street lighting, please email

Litter picking, grass cutting and pruning – crews are out grass cutting, pruning, weeding and litter picking. You can report a grounds maintenance issue here. Anyone wanting to report an issue with littering in their area can do so here.

Advance notice of improvements in Hollies Road and surrounding area in Wellington starting 17 September and continuing until mid-December – temporary road closures will need to be in place to deliver the improvements, but these will be phased in order to keep disruption to local residents and businesses to a minimum. More information, including FAQs and contact details if you need to get in touch here.
Advance notice that A442 to close BOTH WAYS for six days, starting Wednesday 12 September - the main span of the new footbridge linking Telford Central train station with Telford Town Centre is scheduled to be lifted into place on September 15 & 16. It means the dual carriageway will be closed in both directions from 5am on Wednesday 12 September till 5am on Tuesday 18 September. More here.

Full details on the planned Pride in Our Community improvement/maintenance programme for 2018/19 here.

Get live updates on street works and traffic management schemes in Telford here.

Pride in Our Community Street Champion volunteers – volunteers are doing a champion job in our communities. On Monday they helped with the Big Wrekin Clean Up. To volunteer as a Street Champion in your area email Other volunteering opportunities here.

Telford Community Pride Awards 2018 are open for nominations. If you know someone who deserves to be recognised for the work they do in the community, then get nominating as nominations close on 21 September

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