Road Resurfacing welcomed by Councillor


Photo: Councillor David Barton

Councillor David Barton has welcomed the recent road surfacing of London Street adjacent to Southport Central Train Station in the town centre.

He raised this issue with the relevant Council departments back on 1st October of this year.

Since then Cllr Barton has continued to pursue the inclusion of this main commuter route used by both local residents and visitors into the 2015/16 carriageway micro surfacing programme.

London Street has been treated previously, and failure in the carriageway surface has been identified by the surfacing contractor who has since undertaken the appropriate remedial works at their own expense.

ots-southport-london-streetCllr Barton said: “ I am delighted to inform my local residents, especially those that use the main Train Station here to commute to work that I have managed to achieve this success for our local community together with the relevant departments at Sefton Council and Merseytravel.

“I would particularly like to extend my gratitude to the Officers who have acted swiftly on my request to have this investigated after numerous calls from both local businesses and constituents who contacted me earlier this year.

“The fact we have managed to get this done at no additional cost to the taxpayer is particularly encouraging and I hope that this will benefit the local community as we welcome more inward investment into Southport in the future ahead, may this be through new small businesses or our ever popular tourism sector which is particularly prominent during the summer months when we are fortunate to host such hotly anticipated events as the nationally acclaimed “Southport Flower Show” .

For more information please contact:-

Cllr David Barton on 07968581611 and [email protected]


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