Cyclists: 13 road closures to avoid

Photograph: Zed Nelson An aerial view of the pathway closed between King William’s and Cavendish Place in February. Photograph: Zed Nelson Bloor cyclist walkway at King William Square has been reopened after a nine-week…

Cyclists: 13 road closures to avoid

Photograph: Zed Nelson

An aerial view of the pathway closed between King William’s and Cavendish Place in February. Photograph: Zed Nelson

Bloor cyclist walkway at King William Square has been reopened after a nine-week closure. Original estimated opening date 18 February had to be postponed. Explanation: gully caused by protracted slope of road washed away a month ago and residents’ safety concerns. Late February: “Boilery, waterlogged and rarely used now – it’s not worth the risk.”

Bloor cyclist walkway at King William Square has been reopened after a nine-week closure. Photograph: Zed Nelson

The historically prone void in Blythwood Avenue in Borchester has finally been filled. Photograph: KV Hendon

Restoration of Borchester’s Blythwood Avenue comes three years after collapsed brickwork cracked in half, causing a safety scare. Following April 2016 assessment, repair work was promised in July 2017 and then October 2017, until it began again at the beginning of February. Explanation: liability. After almost two decades of build, “space available only to bring down and replace many sections with steel plates”.

The recently refurbished Blythwood Avenue in Borchester. Photograph: Zed Nelson

Photograph: Syeda Mahmood

The repair of 52-59 Netherhouse Hill in Paddock Wood is “progressing well”. Explanation: property developers building a “new start” were to blame for the delays.

The repair of 62-70 Netherhouse Hill in Paddock Wood is “progressing well”. Photograph: Syeda Mahmood

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