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CEC plans two cycling and pedestrian schemes in Crewe

CEC plans two cycling and pedestrian schemes in Crewe

Residents are being urged to air views on two new schemes for more direct links for walking and cycling between Crewe railway station and the…

Tuesday, Apr 26

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Residents are being urged to air views on two new schemes for more direct links for walking and cycling between Crewe railway station and the town centre.

Cheshire East Council says it aims to improve pedestrian and cycle links to encourage an increase in “active travel”.

Two improvement schemes are being brought forward – the Southern Gateway Pedestrian and Cycling Connectivity Scheme and the Nantwich Road Bridge Enhancement Scheme.

A public consultation on these plans will take place between Friday April 29 and Friday June 10.

The Southern Gateway Pedestrian and Cycling Connectivity Scheme aims to transform the southern part of Crewe town centre.

It is one of the projects being progressed following the council’s successful £14.1m bid to the government’s Future High Streets Fund.

The scheme will open a new arrival gateway into the town, with a new pedestrian walkway and cycleway proposed between High Street and the Lifestyle Centre.It will connect Forge Street to High Street and extend south to make the existing roundabout that links High Street, Mill Street, Oak Street (A5078) and Vernon Way (A5019) pedestrian and cycle friendly.It will become the most direct walking and cycling route into the town centre from Crewe station.The Nantwich Road Bridge Enhancement Scheme is part of a wider bid to improve the offer at Crewe station, making it more accessible.The scheme will create more space parallel to Nantwich Road Bridge, for use by pedestrians and cyclists.It aims to create a safer and more attractive pedestrian and cycle link over the existing railway corridor. Nantwich […]

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