19th – 24th August 2021 – Installation of Silt Trap & Footpath Repair

Over the days of 19th – 24th August, Paul Sims & Spike worked their socks off in building a silt trap at the junction of Dark Lane and Lower Lamborough Land and repaired the path from this junction down towards the B3046.

Silt Trap

After digging with the aid of a laser lever:

The shuttering was positioned:

To form the concrete shell of the trap:

The trap was completed with a drain channel across the path and a French drain surrounding the shell:

This was then provided with a full safety cover:

Path Repair

The repair consisted of 7 tons of scalpings:

This was spread and rolled using the digger:

With the finished product running down from the junction:

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