Cracked pavements in Stratford to get immediate repair

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Cyril Bennis highlighting the state of the pavements in Stratford's Bridge Street earlier this week. Photo: Mark Williamson B49/10/19/9884

ACTION will be taken within the next few weeks to repair Stratford’s treacherous pavements.

The cracked paving slabs which litter the town centre have claimed a number of victims so far this year causing injuries like sprains, bruises and cuts.

Some residents have contemplated claims against Warwickshire County Council highways – the authority responsible for the maintenance of pavements in town.

Dismayed that a major visitor attraction like Stratford has continued to put up with its pavement problem for so long, former mayor of Stratford, Cyril Bennis recently held a two hour meeting with highway officers from Warwickshire County Council which included a walk around all the key town centre streets to inspect the pavements themselves.

As a result, repair work will start on 24 high risk pavements shortly.

Full story in Herald 10th October.

  • wicked messenger

    well done Cyril! the authentic voice of the people, and a great loss to the local council. meanwhile, the current crop of councillors sat on their plump backsides and did nothing.

    • Big Jim and The Twins

      Save the Picture House again Cyril