M4 Smart Motorway

M4 Smart Motorway

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21September 2021: Dorney Parish Council Meeting:

The Clerk and The Chair confirmed that no response had been received from Mr. Stacy nor Mr. Orchard despite being invited to comment or attend the Parish Council meeting.  It was agreed The Clerk will contact again for an update, specifically regarding; sound barriers, completion date, 30mph signage on Lake End Road and the entrance to the Village Hall.

15 June 2021: Dorney Parish Council Meeting: No response had been received to the invitation to attend this meeting. It was noted that a resident had raised concerns about the vulnerability of the Trumps Field Site to unwanted incursions as the gate had been removed and the ditch flattened. The Locum Clerk was asked to write requesting that security for the field be reinstated. In response to a query from Andrew Purdie for an update on the issue of sound barriers, it was noted that work on the retaining wall had been delayed for a month.

13 April 2021: Written report from Matt Orchard for the Dorney Parish Council Meeting:

Planting to verges and embankments- The trees being planted are smaller and younger than originally planned. The younger trees have been found to have a faster rate of growth and much better survival prospects in the soils that make up the motorway embankments.

Court Lane/Lake End Road roundabout-Buckinghamshire Council have supplied the required detailed design information and the pricing of the work is underway. There has been a meeting today (Tuesday 13th of April) to discuss the practicalities of building the roundabout and to determine a start date and duration for the works

Marsh Lane should open to traffic in the small hours of the morning of Monday the 19th of April.

Lake End Road will be closed immediately after Marsh Lane reopens 26th of May to the 4th of April and then again at the end of May.

The installation of noise barrier has started on the north side of the motorway. He will check with the team when they intend to start the noise barrier installation on the Dorney Reach side of the motorway.

At the meeting the height of the sound barriers at Dorney Reach was requested. Also what is happening to the house by the entrance to the Dorney Village Hall?