Welwyn Garden City school roads for revamp

THE safety of children walking and cycling to two schools is set to be improved. The footpath outside Sir Frederic Osborn School on Herns Lane, WGC, is to be widened. Street lighting from a nearby underpass from Black Fan

THE safety of children walking and cycling to two schools is set to be improved.

The footpath outside Sir Frederic Osborn School on Herns Lane, WGC, is to be widened.

Street lighting from a nearby underpass from Black Fan Road will also be enhanced.

Springmead Primary School will also get upgraded with footpaths inside the grounds revamped, school signs updated and 'no waiting' signs to be painted on the junction of Hilly Fields and Hardings.


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The work is set to begin on Monday and be completed in time for the new school year in September.

County councillor Stuart Pile said: "It's being carried out over the school holidays to reduce the impact on road users as much as possible.

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"However, because of the nature of the work, some disruption and inconvenience is unavoidable as it progresses, but as ever our highways staff will do everything possible to keep this to a minimum.

"In the meantime, we ask all road users to take extra care and leave extra time for their journeys while the work is going on.

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