Gorge Connect Park and Ride

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Client: Telford & Wrekin Council

Value: £711,000

Programme: 15 weeks

Completion Date: May 2012

McPhillips delivered the new Gorge Connect Park & Ride scheme at Lightmoor for Telford & Wrekin Council in time for its use on 30th May for the Olympic Torch Relay in Ironbridge.

The new facility provides 250 car parking spaces, 16 disabled bays and a motorcycle parking area. Over 2000 tonnes of tarmac was used in its construction and a new gated access has been provided onto the A4169. 868 trees and shrubs were planted in the landscaping of the surrounding area and three solar & wind powered lighting columns were installed and the bus stop is lit using electricity generated from solar panels on the roof.