Search

Redbridge Council awarded more than £300,000 to repair potholes

PUBLISHED: 13:10 09 July 2014 | UPDATED: 13:43 09 July 2014

Redbridge Council has been given funding from the Government to repair potholes

Redbridge Council has been given funding from the Government to repair potholes

PA Wire/Press Association Images

A grant of more than £300,000 has been given to the borough to repair potholes.

Redbridge Council has received almost £325,000 from the Department for Transport to tackle the problem.

Cllr Baldesh Kaur Nijjar, cabinet member for the environment, said: “I am delighted to announce that the council has secured this grant money.

“We are at this time assessing which areas will be treated with the money available. We estimate that the council will be able to repair around 8,000 potholes by March 2015.

“We understand potholes aren’t just ugly and inconvenient; they also represent a potential hazard for motorists, cyclists and those crossing the borough’s roads.

“We are committed to ensuring Redbridge’s roads are as safe as possible and this is a real step forward in improving their safety.”

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ilford Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ilford Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ilford Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Ilford News Stories

Yesterday, 18:20

Non-medical staff employed by a private contractor at Barts Health NHS Trust say they are considering strike action in a dispute over pay and working conditions.

Yesterday, 17:22

The organisers of We Are FSTVL has reassured festival goers that they will update their security plans “where necessary” in response to last night’s bomb attack in Manchester.

Yesterday, 15:15

The cause of a house fire is under investigation after 20 firefighters battled the blaze on Monday night.

Yesterday, 15:02

As health and social care services face significant challenges, with increased demand and financial pressures, Redbridge Council is seeking residents’ views on the future of these vital services.

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read news

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Ilford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now