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This website is dedicated to the recovery of St Albans and its city, Christchurch following a devastating series of earthquakes in 2010 and 2011. This service by the St Albans Residents' Association offers relevant local information. If you are from an organisation or a business and have essential information you would like to share with the community, then please get in touch by email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will endeavour to publish it here.
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Category Archives: Infrastructure
Major wastewater network repairs start on September 22 and continue for two months on Springfield Road and adjoining Radnor, Kinloch and Albany Streets. The work is likely to involve some temporary street closures.
Christchurch JP and Labour candidate Tony Milne has launched a petition for CCC to install turning arrows at the corner of Cranford Street and Innes Road.
When vehicles larger than a family car travel through floodwaters in Christchurch they create waves and the water flows into houses. It will be a while before CCC can get around to fixing the problem in Flockton Street caused by … Continue reading
Flooding damage to houses in the Flockton Basin area in early March would probably have been avoided if floor levels were nearly half a metre higher.
The City Council may ask Christchurch MPs to take a Private Members Bill to Parliament in a bid to speed up protection work for the area known as the Flockton Basin.
Francis Street, Warrington St and the Flockton Street area were among those worst hit in the ‘100 year storm’ that hit Christchurch and Canterbury on March 4 and 5. The Press ran this item on Francis Street.
Householders identified at being at risk of increased flooding vulnerability as a result of the Canterbury earthquakes will be sent individual letters to inform them of their status of their land claim in the New Year but will be largely … Continue reading
SCIRT is repairing two sections of storm water drains in Edgeware Road next week, outside Peter Timbs shop and then in Dover Street.
The Christchurch City Council is looking for appropriate names for the planned 13 cycleways to crisscross the city. Coming up with a name could win you a new bicycle early in the new year. One of the planned routes heads … Continue reading
SCIRT will begin repairing the stormwater and roading in Edgeware Road around the intersection with Sherborne and Cranford streets from November 17.
Some businesses/residences in Cranford Street will lose their frontages to the proposed four laning highway, according to a CCC letter being sent out to St Albans residents.
Don’t try heading south along Hills Road for the next month, it is down to one lane and it’s limited to northbound traffic. Detours will be in place for anyone heading south. Source:Scirt