Six weeks of Lord Street roadworks starts tomorrow – Monday 18 September 

Motorists will be fuming from tomorrow as traffic grinds to a halt on Lord Street, Southport for six weeks of roadworks.

The controversial roadworks, now known as the redgate saga, start tomorrow and last until October
Highways chiefs say Lord Street will undergo an important series of resurfacing works, to improve the carriageway.

It will be done in six stages, starting with Duke Street to Eastbank Street.

Pedestrian access to shops and amenities will be permitted at all times, while access for deliveries done in is restricted between 7.30am to 9am and 5pm to 7pm daily.

There will be ongoing liaisons with properties affected as the works progress.

Diversions will be in place via Duke Street, Victoria Way, Esplanade, Promenade and Seabank Road.