Reading Main Roads to be Resurfaced this Summer


As part of its annual Highways Maintenance Programme, Reading Borough Council has agreed a £1.16 investment in major roads and a £446,000 towards smaller residential roads this year.

Last month the Council’s Highways Team began the process of advertising for companies to bid for resurfacing contract. A number of companies are now being evaluated and those that pass the first stage will be invited to tender before a final decision is made on the successful contractor in June / July.

The major roads resurfacing programme will see more than 60,000m2 of carriageway re-laid across a total of 18 different roads which have been indentified as most urgently needing repair. They are:

Westwood Road (School Road to Armour Road)
Wokingham Road (Cemetery Junction to Palmer Park Avenue)
Rotherfield Way (Hemdean Road to Surley Row)
Rotherfield Way/Southdown Road (Surley Row to Evesham Road Joints)
Oxford Road (Pangbourne Street to Norcot Road)
Caversham Road (Chatham Street to Abattoirs Road
Church St (Prospect Street to Church Road)
Prospect St (Henley Road to Church Street)
Church Road (Darrell Road to St Anne’s Road)
The Forbury (Sections from Market Place to Valpy Street)
Southampton Street (Crown Street to IDR)
Christchurch Gardens (full length)
Bridge Street , Caversham (Richfield Avenue to Church Road)
Oxford Road (Sections from Overdown Road to Borough Boundary)
Kendrick Road full length
Redlands Road (Sections from Elmhurst Road to Morgan Road)
Shinfield Road (Elmhurst Road Junction)
Eastern Avenue Full length (or sections depending on tender price)

After resurfacing work on the 18 major roads has been completed, work will begin in September on 35 residential streets. They are:

Southdown Road
York Road (Ross Road to Cardiff Road)
Cressingham Road
Hatford Road (Circuit Lane to Brimpton Road including garage areas)
Byworth Close
Rotherfield Way (Sections)
Addison Road (Part Randolph Road to Newport Road)
Elmhurst Road
Frilsham Road
Exbourne Road
Peppard Road (Lowfield Road to Buckingham Drive)
Orts Road
Brunel Road (Byefield Road to end)
Landrake Crescent
Grove Road (Kidmore End Road to Evesham Road)
Stanley Street
Hagley Road
Lingholm Close
Prince of Wales Avenue
Scours Lane
Anglers Way
St Peters Road
Mandeville Close
Wensley Road (Shaw Road to Carsdale Road)
Surley Row (from 110 to St Barnabas Road)
North Street, Reading
Fontwell Drive
Prospect Street, Reading
St Peters Avenue
Battle Street (No33 to Bedford Road)
Heath Road
Savernake Close
Scott Close
Crescent Road (Hamilton Road to Eastern Avenue)

May 7, 2013 |

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