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Archive for the ‘Transport’ Category

Baths Bridge closure delayed

by Group Office on 24 January, 2022

Please note the closure of Baths Bridge in Durham City has been put back to 28 February instead of 31 January. This is for approximately five days and is due to a requirement for essential structural inspection and investigation works

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Baths Bridge closure 31 Jan

by Group Office on 6 January, 2022

Regrettably, Baths Bridge in Durham City will again have to be closed, from Monday 31 January 2022 for approximately five days.The closure is due to a requirement for essential structural inspection and investigation works.

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Bus station delay

by Group Office on 8 October, 2021

The development of the new station has been progressing well but due to unforeseen circumstances the county council has had to temporarily stop work, with this currently programmed to restart after the Christmas holidays. The delay in the programme is likely to mean the bus station opening to passengers in Spring 2023. The main reason […]

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New Elvet Bridge to reopen in October

by Group Office on 24 May, 2021

New Elvet Bridge is now due to reopen in late October. Possibly in the second week of October if things go really well. Your councillors have pushed for the council to get the work done as soon as possible ever since the need to close the bridge was announced. We hope that Durham City can […]

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New Elvet Bridge update

by Group Office on 19 March, 2021

Durham County Council has completed the hydro-demolition of the north half joint and work on the south joint is continuing. Installation of the cathodic protection and the steelwork repairs are in progress. Find out more at

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Gas pipe works, Elvet

by Group Office on 4 March, 2021

Northern Gas Networks (NGN) are due to start works in and around Old Elvet, Durham. The project, which is due to start on the 22nd March 2021, is scheduled to last approximately 6 weeks. Work will take place in New Elvet, Court Lane, Elvet Crescent, Palmers Garth and Whinney Hill. NGN plan on replacing the […]

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Temporary bus stops during building of new bus station

by Group Office on 19 February, 2021

Information on temporary bus stops in Durham (in place until September 2022) can be found here: Durham Bus Station closure – here are details of temporary bus stops | The Northern Echo

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Parking “Free After 3” up to Xmas

by Group Office on 4 December, 2020

An annual scheme to support businesses during the Christmas period has returned this month. Durham County Council has brought back its ‘Free after 3’ parking offer which will see free parking available in all council-owned car parks and on-street Pay and Display after 3pm, every day in December. As well as ‘Free after 3’, on […]

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Bike security

by Group Office on 10 November, 2020

For any one thinking about buying a bike. Even if a stolen bike is recovered by police, there’s no guarantee it will be reunited with its owner as relatively few bicycles are registered to the national cycling database, which is accessible to police. For £12-30, BikeRegister will either give you a serial number on a […]

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