Transport, streets and parking news

Rocket House Car Park at Seaton Carew to re-open

Published on Tuesday, 28th July 2020

The Rocket House Car Park at Seaton Carew is to re-open from 8.15am tomorrow in a further easing of lockdown restrictions.

  • Car parking charges to be reintroduced

    Published on Friday, 3rd July 2020

    From Monday (July 6th), Hartlepool Borough Council is re-introducing all car parking charges that were temporarily suspended as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.

  • Parking charges to be re-introduced at Seaton Carew

    Published on Thursday, 28th May 2020

    Pay and display parking charges are to be re-introduced at Seaton Carew from tomorrow (Friday May 29th).

  • CORONAVIRUS: Changes to on-street parking at The Front, Seaton Carew

    Published on Thursday, 21st May 2020

    New measures are to be introduced at Seaton Carew to ensure that pedestrians can safely observe social distancing.

  • CORONAVIRUS – People reminded to heed movement restrictions as beachfront car parks are closed

    Published on Monday, 30th March 2020

    Hartlepool Borough Council has closed its three Seaton Carew beachfront car parks to encourage people to abide by Government restrictions on movement during the Coronavirus pandemic.

  • CORONAVIRUS – Council suspends parking charges

    Published on Wednesday, 25th March 2020

    Hartlepool Borough Council has today suspended charges in all its pay and display public car parks until further notice.

  • Elwick Road reconstruction works to begin

    Published on Friday, 21st February 2020

    Work will begin on Monday (February 24th) to reconstruct parts of Elwick Road, with a partial closure and traffic diversions in place.

  • Work underway on new cycling and walking route

    Published on Tuesday, 4th February 2020

    Construction work has started to create a new and improved shared route for cyclists and pedestrians on the edge of Hartlepool town centre.

  • Yellow-only taxis rule to remain in place

    Published on Wednesday, 4th December 2019

    Hartlepool's distinctive yellow taxis will continue to be a common sight on the town's roads after councillors voted unanimously to keep them.

  • Free parking for Christmas shoppers

    Published on Tuesday, 3rd December 2019

    Shoppers will be able to park for free in Hartlepool town centre on the next three Saturdays in the run-up to Christmas.

  • Resurfacing works to begin on Stockton Road

    Published on Wednesday, 23rd October 2019

    Drivers are advised that resurfacing works will begin on Stockton Road next week.

  • Roadworks on main route out of Hartlepool

    Published on Thursday, 10th October 2019

    Drivers are warned of roadworks on a main route out of Hartlepool this weekend.

  • Sign up to the Commuter Challenge

    Published on Tuesday, 17th September 2019

    Commuters in Hartlepool are being urged to take the first step towards a healthier, happier lifestyle by signing up to the second Let's Go Tees Valley Commuter Challenge.

  • Have your say on colour of Hartlepool taxis

    Published on Monday, 16th September 2019

    Residents of Hartlepool are being invited to say what colour they think the town's hackney carriages should be following a request from the taxi trade to remove the requirement for cars to be yellow.

  • A19 safety improvements

    Published on Friday, 23rd August 2019

    Work to close three central reservation gaps on the A19 in Hartlepool is about to commence.

  • Teamwork paves the way for better roads

    Published on Wednesday, 14th August 2019

    Repairs have been carried out to a major stretch of a busy Hartlepool road in a partnership between Hartlepool Borough Council and housing provider Thirteen.

  • Stockton Street to be closed for re-surfacing works

    Published on Wednesday, 14th August 2019

    The A689 (Stockton Street) through the centre of Hartlepool is to undergo a series of evening and night-time closures this week and next whilst re-surfacing works are carried out.

  • Reconstruction work to begin on Mowbray Road

    Published on Wednesday, 31st July 2019

    Drivers are advised that a full road reconstruction will be carried out on Mowbray Road during the coming months.

  • Bishop Cuthbert improvement works to commence

    Published on Friday, 26th July 2019

    Work is due to commence next week (Monday 29th July) to improve more than two kilometres of path within the Bishop Cuthbert area.

  • ​​​​​​​Resurfacing works planned to improve borough’s roads

    Published on Friday, 19th July 2019

    Drivers are advised that essential road resurfacing works will be carried out in the coming weeks on various routes across Hartlepool.

  • Resurfacing works planned throughout June to improve borough’s roads

    Published on Tuesday, 28th May 2019

    Drivers are advised that essential road resurfacing works will be carried out in the coming weeks on various routes across Hartlepool.

  • Traffic lights to be turned off temporarily

    Published on Thursday, 9th May 2019

    All traffic lights at the top of Church Street in Hartlepool are to be switched off and some roads closed temporarily as part of on-going town centre regeneration works.

  • Resurfacing works planned throughout May to improve borough’s roads

    Published on Tuesday, 7th May 2019

    Drivers are advised that essential road resurfacing works will be carried out in the coming weeks on various routes across Hartlepool.

  • Have you signed up for the Commuter Challenge?

    Published on Friday, 26th April 2019

    Employees across Hartlepool are being urged to take the first steps towards a healthier, happier lifestyle by signing up to the Let's Go Tees Valley Commuter Challenge.

  • Number of bikers killed and seriously injured rises

    Published on Monday, 15th April 2019

    The number of bikers killed or seriously injured on North East roads in the last five years has risen by 8%.

  • Support cycle-to-work initiative, residents urged

    Published on Friday, 22nd March 2019

    Residents of Hartlepool are being urged to support an initiative to promote cycling by riding their bikes all or part of the way to work.

  • Hartlepool Borough Council announces new casual vacancies

    Published on Thursday, 21st March 2019

    Hartlepool Borough Council has announced plans to establish a new pool of casual lollipop men and women.

  • A fifth of road fatalities in North East involve a speeding driver

    Published on Friday, 8th March 2019

    Drivers are being urged to stick to the speed limit – and drive according to the conditions – after it was revealed that a fifth of all road deaths in the region involved a speeding driver.

  • Challoner Road resurfacing is postponed

    Published on Friday, 1st February 2019

    The road resurfacing due to be carried out in Challoner Road over the next two weekends has been postponed due to the weather conditions.

  • Roadworks coming up in Hartlepool

    Published on Friday, 7th December 2018

    Drivers are warned of two upcoming lots of roadworks in Hartlepool, which will be carried out at night to minimise disruption to motorists.

  • Free parking for Christmas shoppers

    Published on Friday, 7th December 2018

    Shoppers are being offered free Saturday parking in Hartlepool town centre in the run-up to Christmas.

  • Temporary part road closure to allow for wall repairs

    Published on Friday, 16th November 2018

    Drivers are advised that the section of Hartlepool’s Church Street between Whitby Street and the entrance to Church Square will be closed to traffic from Monday 19 to Wednesday 21 November.

  • Work underway on highway and footpath improvements

    Published on Friday, 26th October 2018

    A programme of road and pavement improvements is underway following a decision by councillors to spend a significant budget saving on the works.

  • New lay-by improves road safety

    Published on Thursday, 16th August 2018

    A new lay-by on a Hartlepool estate is helping to improve safety by taking parked cars off a busy road.

  • £4million approved for Elwick Bypass

    Published on Friday, 27th July 2018

    Tees Valley Combined Authority has awarded £4.18million to help bring forward a vital new road in Hartlepool.

  • Busy junction to be closed for three weeks

    Published on Friday, 20th July 2018

    A busy junction in Hartlepool is to be closed for three weeks from tonight whilst road reconstruction works are carried out and new traffic signals installed.

  • Traffic lights upgraded to improve safety

    Published on Tuesday, 5th June 2018

    TRAFFIC lights at a busy Hartlepool junction have been upgraded with the introduction of a new right turn filter in a bid to improve safety.

  • Police launch crackdown on speeding drivers

    Published on Monday, 16th April 2018

    A week-long crackdown on speeding drivers will take place across Cleveland and Durham from today (Monday 16th April).

  • Dalton Piercy Road re-opened

    Published on Wednesday, 28th March 2018

    A SECTION of Dalton Piercy Road has now re-opened following drainage works and repairs to the road surface.

  • Road to be closed for pedestrian crossing works

    Published on Wednesday, 28th March 2018

    PART of a busy Hartlepool road is to be closed to traffic during the installation of a new pedestrian crossing.

  • Plea to motorists as biker season begins

    Published on Tuesday, 27th March 2018

    WITH Easter almost upon us and spring weather approaching, more and more bikers will be taking to the roads, resulting in a higher risk of collisions and deaths.

  • Dalton Piercy Road closure update

    Published on Friday, 23rd March 2018

    PLEASE note that the section of the Dalton Piercy Road from the reservoir entrance north of Dalton Piercy to just south of the beck and the pumping station remains temporarily closed.

  • Motorists advised of temporary road closure

    Published on Friday, 16th March 2018

    MOTORISTS are advised that a section of the Dalton Piercy Road close to the village of Dalton Piercy has been closed temporarily due to a severe deterioration in the condition of the road surface.

  • Ride to work for chance to win prizes

    Published on Thursday, 15th March 2018

    RESIDENTS of Hartlepool are being urged to get on their bikes and ride to work for a chance to win some great prizes.

  • Please take care on the roads

    Published on Friday, 2nd March 2018

    HARTLEPOOL Borough Council’s gritting teams are continuing to work around the clock to treat the town’s roads and keep traffic moving.

  • Keeping town's roads moving

    Published on Wednesday, 28th February 2018

    HARTLEPOOL Borough Council's gritting teams are currently working tirelessly and doing their best to deal with the extreme winter weather conditions affecting roads across the town.

  • More chances to have your say on proposed Elwick bypass

    Published on Wednesday, 7th February 2018

    THERE are some more opportunities for people to give their views on Hartlepool Borough Council’s proposed route and design for a bypass of Elwick village.

  • Free parking to help football club

    Published on Thursday, 18th January 2018

    HARTLEPOOL Borough Council is to waive town centre car parking charges on Saturday as part of the campaign to save Hartlepool United FC.

  • Have your say on proposed Elwick bypass

    Published on Thursday, 18th January 2018

    PEOPLE are being urged to give their views on Hartlepool Borough Council’s proposed route and design for a bypass of Elwick village at some special consultation events.

  • Meeting to consider Seaton parking controls

    Published on Thursday, 18th January 2018

    THE future of experimental parking controls at Seaton Carew is to be considered by Hartlepool Borough Council's Neighbourhood Services Committee at a meeting next week.

  • Sign up for Commuter Challenge

    Published on Monday, 8th January 2018

    RESIDENTS of Hartlepool are being urged to "go green in 2018" and to begin by signing up for a special challenge.

  • Council transport team wins at national awards

    Published on Wednesday, 20th December 2017

    HARTLEPOOL Borough Council’s Transport and Infrastructure team are celebrating after winning a prestigious award at a national ceremony.

  • Promoting alternatives to the car

    Published on Monday, 11th December 2017

    A TEAM of Personalised Travel Planners is visiting Hartlepool homes as part of a campaign to encourage people to adopt more sustainable forms of transport.

  • Free Saturday parking for Christmas shoppers

    Published on Friday, 1st December 2017

    SHOPPERS will be able to park for free in Hartlepool town centre on four Saturdays in the run-up to Christmas.

  • A689 into Hartlepool to be closed for part of weekend

    Published on Tuesday, 7th November 2017

    DRIVERS are advised that the eastbound carriageway of the A689 into Hartlepool will be closed for part of this weekend for essential resurfacing.

  • Further Seaton Parking Plan consultation

    Published on Monday, 6th November 2017

    A further consultation event will be held this week to seek feedback from members of the public on experimental parking controls at Seaton Carew.

  • It’s good to share!

    Published on Friday, 29th September 2017

    RESIDENTS of Hartlepool travelling by car are being urged to share their vehicles with others wherever possible.

  • Co-wheels Hartlepool

    Published on Monday, 11th September 2017

    Hartlepool's Community Car Hire Club. Co-wheels Hartlepool offers “pay-as-you-drive” vehicle hire.

  • Watch out for roadworks in Hartlepool

    Published on Tuesday, 18th July 2017

    DRIVERS are being warned to watch out for roadworks in Hartlepool.

  • VIDEO: Council support for Co-wheels scheme

    Published on Thursday, 28th July 2016

    HARTLEPOOL councillors have given their backing to a new “pay-as you drive” community car hire scheme.

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