Work on the permanent and timed closure of roads around Stockport’s Market Place and Underbanks is nearing completion, with the removal of through motor traffic immediately improving walking, cycling and socialising in the booming Old Town.
Cycle Routes in and around Stockport Town Centre
Blog posts featuring Stockport Town Centre
Earlier this month Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council revealed its Market Place and Underbanks Access Plan, with consultation ending this weekend. Permanent and timed closures of these tiny streets, new cycle links and more pedestrianisation could give this remarkable area another huge boost.
A whole range of proposals forming a new Bee Network active travel route between Romiley and Stockport are included in a consultation that ends in just a few days, potentially benefitting a big area of south east Greater Manchester around the River Goyt.
Stockport Council have just opened a new Bee Network walking and cycling consultation, for a route from Edgeley, bridging the mainline railway junction and the A6, into the town centre and marketplace.
Part of the Trans Pennine Trail in Stockport will be closed for approximately five weeks from Monday, 28th June 2021 for resurfacing works to take place. Update (21/10/21): This closure has now been postponed to mid-September 2021. Update (21/10/21): The closure has now begun and is expected to last for 5 weeks. There’s currently nothing noted anywhere on the council website or social media, nor any diversion signage in place (the diversion notice below is the one to follow). Why are closures of important cycle links never treated with the same importance as roads? Even if it’s for welcome improvements,Read More