The £1.467m Falkirk THI Public Realm project is now entering the final phase of improvements with work set to start in Bank Street this week.
Programmed works will get underway on Thursday 26th April. To allow the work to be carried out an initial full road closure will be in place for one week only. Thereafter there will be partial lane closure and car parking restrictions over a period of four weeks however Bank Street will remain open for through traffic.
- 3-14 May – Part 1 pedestrian footpaths replacement Bank Street (Ellenor’s side) - Pedestrian lane closure in place with full access to shops at all times. No on-street parking at this time
- 15-27 May – Part 2 pedestrian footpaths replacement to Bank Street (Weatherspoon’s side) - Pedestrian lane closure in place with full access to shops at all times. No on-street parking at this time.
- Road resurfacing works for 3 days at the end of May will require a further final full road closure.
Councillor David Alexander, spokesperson for Economic Development said: “The year long THI public realm improvement programme has made significant improvements to the physical appearance of the historic town centre.
“Bank Street represents the final piece of the jigsaw and with an additional £70k being spent on the planned works and will complete the ambitious programme of town centre public realm improvements.”
Businesses and residents have been kept up to date with the additional investment works programme starting this week via update letters and visits to their premises. Every business in Bank Street has received an update and has been provided car parking support for those businesses who are unable to use their premises car parking.
The public realm investment was delivered by the Council through the Falkirk Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) with grant funding support from our partners at the Heritage Lottery Fund, Historic Environment Scotland and Falkirk Environment Trust.
Find out more about Falkirk THI