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February 17, 2016

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Despite strenuous efforts by 3 councillors, and the assurance I received from WW, yesterday at 2.45pm, that the traffic lights on Oystermouth Square would be recalibrated to allow a better flow of traffic into West Cross , Mumbles and surrounding areas, this morning I received a phone call informing me that due to the ‘pelican crossing’ by Boots the Chemist, WELSH WATER were not going to adjust the ‘timings’ of the lights.
It was pointed out to WW that what with the ‘better’ weather conditions and also it being ‘half term’, the problem had been magnified, with tail backs as far as Sketty Lane.

WW did inform me that the inconvenience would only be until this coming Thursday.
Let us wait and see, and hope this is so.

Regards
Cllr. Helen Mitchell,

Chair of Mumbles Community Council

Notice – The City Council has made an order to temporary prohibit any vehicle proceeding along Glen Road from its junction with Castle Road in a north-westerly direction to its junction with Lundy Drive, a distance of approximately 720 metres in order that replacement work for the gas mains supply can be carried out.

Alternative routes are via West Cross Lane, Fairwood Road, A4067 Mumbles Road, Norton Road and Castle Road, adistance of approximately 2.5 kilometres

The work  wil be carried out effective from 8thFeb and is expected to be completed within 60 days.