Project Details:

  • Water main replacement
  • 1200m of new 200mm Ductile Iron water main
  • Replacing old 1888 Cast Iron water main which has burst 12 times in the last 10 years


  • Mid July 2013 – March 2014 (approx. 35 weeks)
  • Commence work at jcn of Parkwood Road
  • Mainlaying: 12 weeks
  • Testing: 6 weeks (no site presence or traffic lights)
  • Service Transfers: 15 weeks
  • Connections: 2 weeks

Traffic Lights:

  • 2-way lights (in 100m sections) on A25 Bletchingley Road, High Street, Nutfield
  • 3-way lights at the following junctions:
    • Mid Street
    • Crossroads (church hill, coopers hill road)
  • Manned during peak hours
  • “Join flow of traffic” signs at quieter junctions (e.g Hunters Gate and Shortacres)

Proposed Road Closure:

  • Church Hill – approx. 6 weeks into project (for 3 weeks)
  • To allow for the use of 3-way lights at the crossroads with Coopers Hill Road
  • Cormongers Lane will be used as the diversion route
  • Advanced warning signs prior to closure

Spoil Storage:

  • Investigate the use of the following locations for spoil storage:
    • Nutfield Parish Council car park for playing fields
    • Bus stop o/s Halfway House


  • Extended working hours (7:30am – 6:00pm)
  • Communication with local business prior to works commencement
  • Advanced warning signs