We have been advised by Broadland District Council of work that is being carried out along the Marriott’s Way from the 4th to the 22nd February 2019.
Broadland District Council will be working with Norfolk County Council over the next six months to deliver a series of access improvement and enhancement works to the Marriott’s Way. This will include tree safety management work, biodiversity enhancement schemes, and redressing the surface of the route to make it more accessible for cyclists and pedestrians.
The first stage of these enhancement works will involve managing the trees along the stretch of the route from Taverham Road to Pendlesham Rise. The tree work planned along the route is being carried out for the following reasons:
- To improve the diversity and health of the tree stock through coppicing, thinning and replanting.
- To improve light and air levels to the surface of the Marriott’s Way which is often wet and muddy in places.
- To remove Ash trees with over 50% crown loss due to Chalara Ash dieback disease.
- To carry out pro-active Health & Safety works.
- To prepare the route for re-surfacing by removing overhanging and encroaching trees.
As part of these works the section of the route from Taverham Road to Pendlesham Rise will be closed and an alternative route provided. Re-routing plans are available at the top of this post.
Once the tree works have be competed resurfacing and access improvement work will be carried out along the route.
Residents whose properties directly back onto this stretch of the Marriott’s way have all been sent letters to inform them of the works that are taking place, as well as information regarding the re-routing.