Teamwork paves the way for better roads

Published 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.

The badly worn section of West View Road from the Brus Roundabout to the railway bridge just beyond Warren Road has been completely resurfaced by the Council.

The work has cost £135,000, of which £74,300 was contributed by Thirteen and the rest came from the Council’s Highway Improvement Fund Programme.

Thirteen has also recently supported the Council with two other road repair/improvement projects, funding the £30,000 cost of resurfacing Annandale Crescent and the £18,000 cost of creating a parking lay-by on Balmoral Road beside Rossmere Park, to relieve parking pressures on Rossmere Way and the surrounding area.

Councillor John Tennant, Chair of the Council’s Neighbourhood Services Committee, said: “I’m really pleased to see the completion of these projects and would like to thank Thirteen very much indeed for the substantial financial support which it has given to them and for its ongoing commitment to working with us to improve local neighbourhoods.”

Natalie Usai, Neighbourhoods Service Manager at Thirteen, said: “As well as providing homes for thousands of people across the borough, helping to improve the local environment is an important part of our work.

“I’m pleased that we could help to support these repairs which will have a positive impact, both for our customers and other residents in the area.”