Following a first sod cutting ceremony construction has now begun on the Chester Northgate scheme.

Due to the Covid-19 situation, there has been slippage on the proposed project timescales.

The following  milestones are currently expected to take place, subject to any further Covid-19 impact:

  • Princess St. reopens for access onto St Martin’s Way from Northgate St. – Early July
  • Site secured and Hunters Walk closed off – Early July
  • Hoardings on Northgate Street installed in front of former library building – Early July
  • Drain enabling works commence on St Martin’s Way – Mid July
  • St. Martin’s Way/Nicholas St. closed to southbound traffic for drain works – Mid September
  • Hunter St. realignment complete and opens onto St Martin’s Way – Late October/early November
  • Princess St. closed to access from Northgate St. – Late October/early November.


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