Borough details highways improvements

By Jim Dunton - Wed 15 May 2013, 12:42 pm

Enfield Council has detailed an £8 million package of upgrades for the borough's roads and pavements.

A total of £4.6 million will be spent on road resurfacing, while £2.6 million has been earmarked for resurfacing pavements, improving drainage and replacing dead or decaying trees.

The package will also fund minor highways improvements, such as gating alleyways, replacing street-name plates, protecting grass verges and removing street clutter.

Environment lead councillor Chris Bond said the work would keep the borough’s thoroughfares in “tip-top condition”.

“We have an excellent track record of investing significant sums of money so our roads and pavements remain in a good condition, and it makes perfect sense to protect our transport infrastructure to reduce the chances of residents being affected by damage to our roads and pavements in the future,” he said.