Water improvement works in Peasholm

WORK linked to improving Scarborough’s bathing waters is due to get under way in Peasholm Gap this week.

Some site investigation work is required at Peasholm to identify the location of services, including the crucial pumped main sewer which carries sewage under pressure from Toll House to Scalby Mills.

Its vital that workers accurately locate this sewer to prevent any damage during the main works at this site which are expected to start in September.

This site investigation work will comprise of a number of excavations outside the front of the Sands.

The first phase is due to start tomorrow and last for three weeks. The second phase is due after the Olympic torch relay in June and will last two to three weeks.

Traffic will flow as usual during the works. However with bus operator’s agreement, part of the bus turning area will be reduced to one lane.