The 24 Hartlepool roads set for repairs and improvements over the next year

Plans have been drawn up for £1.2million works to improve highways in Hartlepool across the next year.

Wednesday, 24th March 2021, 2:59 pm

Hartlepool Borough Council has outlined a total of 24 road improvement schemes for 2021-22 as part of its five-year highway maintenance programme.

Councillors on the neighbourhood services committee approved the proposed programmes for the year at their latest meeting.

As part of the plan, sections of the A689 Belle Vue Way have been outlined for £160,000 resurfacing work.

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Parts of West View Road will benefit from planned improvements during 2021-22.
Parts of West View Road will benefit from planned improvements during 2021-22.

Other schemes costing over £100,000 include plans for £120,000 of reconstruction work on sections of both Mowbray Road and Catcote Road.

Resurfacing works are earmarked to take place in Marina Way, near to the Middleton Road roundabout, and Station Lane, in the Warrior Park area, estimated at £90,000 and £85,000 respectively.

Kieran Bostock, council assistant director for place management, said: “The roads and footways included in this maintenance programme are those that are in the most need of repair.

“This will ensure that the highway network funding is prioritised to achieve the maximum and best benefit for the budget available.”

Areas of Catcote Road are also likely to be improved during 2021-22.

Easington Road, near to the former Saxon area, is expected to see £84,000 of works carried out to it as part of the current plans.

Meanwhile, maintenance will be carried out along two stretches of Tees Road, near to the power station and from Elizabeth Way to De Havilland Way, totalling a combined £130,000.

Cornwall Street will see resurfacing work estimated at £46,000, along with sections of Worset Lane and the eastern section of Elizabeth Way, which will each cost an estimated £40,000.

West View Road is also earmarked for £33,000 of resurfacing works, while Dalton Piercy Road, at the crossroads towards the village, and Marlowe Road, from Swinburne Road to Dryden Road, have £30,000 schemes planned.

Castleton Road, from Farndale Road to Bransdale Grove, and Osborne Road, from Lister Street to Park Road, are also in for planned resurfacing works over the next year, with schemes estimated to cost £25,000.

Meanwhile Wainfleet Road and Peebles Avenue have £23,000 schemes scheduled, while resurfacing is to take place on Thomlinson Road, around the Casebourne Road roundabout, estimated to cost £20,000.

Finally Boston Close, Greenland Road, Spearman Walk, Swanage Grove and Lulworth Grove are all set to have resurfacing works carried out, with estimated costs between £6,000 and £18,000 for each project.

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