Fairfield residents warned of traffic disruption as Severn Trent Water carry out maintenance

Residents living in Fairfield are being warned of traffic disruption as Severn Trent Water carries out maintenance on the area’s water pipes.

Tuesday, 16th March 2021, 5:35 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th March 2021, 5:40 pm

Work began on March 15 and is expected to last until the end of April at a number of locations in the area.

Lisa Orme, from Severn Trent, said: “We know it’s a challenging time for everyone right now but making sure our customers have a reliable water supply is as vital now as it’s ever been. We understand that this is a busy area, and we will do everything we can to minimise any disruption and complete the work as quickly as possible.

"We’d like to thank the residents of Buxton for their patience and understanding as we carry out this work. To keep our teams and other road users safe we will be putting traffic

Bench Road, Fairfield - where some of the work will take place.

management in place and we’ll be working hard to make sure our work is competed with everything back to normal as quickly as possible.”

These are the planned dates and locations of the work, as well as the traffic management that will be in place:

*Junction of Bench Road, Lathkil Grove - starting on March 15 for 10 days – three way traffic lights will be in operation.

*Bench Road, side of One Stop – starting on March 25 for three days – signs and barriers will be in place.

*Junction of Gretton Road/Bench Road – starting on March 29 for 10 days – three way traffic lights will be in operation.

*Glebe Road, close to Bench Road – starting on April 8 for three days – signs and barriers will be in place.

*Junction of Cliff Road/Bench Road – starting on April 12 for seven days – three-way traffic lights and parking bay suspension will be in operation.

*Junction of Windsor Park Road/Queen’s Road – starting on April 19 for ten days – three way traffic lights will be in operation.

*Overdale Avenue close to Cliff Road – starting on April 28 for three days – give and take signs will be in operation.

Severn Trent said the maintenance work will help protect water supplies and ensure customers have ‘wonderful water for years to come’.