Value: £600,000

Client: Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

Start Date: January 2019 

Finish Date: July 2019 (Projected)


The purpose of this project is to provide a new highway link over the River Mersey connecting Heaton Lane / A6 to the Bus Interchange and Chestergate in advance of the major re-development of the area.

The £600k project procured under the Stockport Framework Contract as part of the TfGM funded TCAP Scheme.

The link road involved the of widening of the existing 3m wide carriageway to a 12m road, footway and lay-by and consisted of:-

  • Bulk excavation and cellar area treatment
  • Bulk excavation and cellar area treatment
  • Drainage attenuation (crated and oversized pipes)
  • Carriageway and footway construction
  • New car park.
  • Traffic signal controlled junction.
  • Pelican crossing.
  • Landscape and fencing.
  • Utility diversion.
  • Lighting and signage.

Close liaison with the Bus Exchange operator and Stockport Council Highways Department was required at all times. This was to ensure the bus station operations were unaffected and traffic congestion was minimised.

The project is currently 2 weeks ahead of project, with completion due mid July 2019.