£4m maintenance of Wirral roads in the coming year

Roads and pavements in Wirral are set to benefit from around £4 million of improvements over the coming year as part of the council’s annual Highway Maintenance Programme. 

Works will be targeted at tackling general wear and tear and potholes to ensure that residents can continue to travel safely in Wirral. 

The work to the surface of the roads will start in July 2021 with preparation works, such as filling in any potholes and sweeping the roads, happening first. This work follows on from the completion of last year’s programme.

All works will be carried out in the most environmentally friendly way possible as crews and contractors will work closely with suppliers to minimise the council’s greenhouse gas emissions and reduce waste.

Simon Fox, Interim Assistant Director – Highways & Infrastructure, said: “Wirral’s road network is in good condition generally and is in the top quartile nationally. However, it needs continual investment to maintain it at that level. 

“Repairing roads across the borough is essential to keep Wirral moving – whether that be by bike, on foot or in a vehicle – and our annual programme is a major investment to deliver on those expectations, keep our residents safe and help our borough with its economic recovery, post COVID-19.”

The roads selected for repair follow results from a condition survey as well as reports received from highways inspectors, the public, and Wirral councillors.

List of roads for repair in 2021-2022

Road nameWardTreatment
Acres RoadBebingtonSurface treatment
Beresford AvenueBebingtonSurface treatment
Gorseyville CrescentBebingtonSurface treatment
Green LaneBebingtonSurface treatment
Harley AvenueBebingtonSurface treatment
Red Hill RoadBebingtonSurface treatment
Mount RoadBebingtonSurface treatment
Deepdale CloseBidston and St JamesSurface treatment
Deeside CloseBidston and St JamesSurface treatment
Corporation RoadBidston and St JamesSurface treatment
Laird StreetBidston and St JamesSurface treatment
Carlton RoadBirkenhead and TranmereSurface treatment
Jackson StreetBirkenhead and TranmereSurface treatment
Parkfield AvenueBirkenhead and TranmereSurface treatment
Priory StreetBirkenhead and TranmereSurface treatment
Church RoadBirkenhead and TranmereResurfacing
Mainwaring RoadBromboroughSurface treatment
New Chester RoadBromboroughResurfacing
Ainsdale CloseClatterbridgeSurface treatment
Alistair DriveClatterbridgeSurface treatment
Angus RoadClatterbridgeSurface treatment
Birkdale AvenueClatterbridgeSurface treatment
Brookhurst RoadClatterbridgeSurface treatment
Bruce CrescentClatterbridgeSurface treatment
Priory CloseClatterbridgeSurface treatment
Somerville CloseClatterbridgeSurface treatment
Parkgate LaneClatterbridgeSurface treatment
Grosvenor PlaceClaughtonSurface treatment
Grosvenor RoadClaughtonSurface treatment
Vyner Road SouthClaughtonSurface treatment
Eastham Village Library car parkEasthamSurface treatment
Ferry RoadEasthamSurface treatment
Grampian WayEasthamSurface treatment
Hillary RoadEasthamSurface treatment
Mill Park DriveEasthamSurface treatment
Park RoadEasthamSurface treatment
Tarvin RoadEasthamSurface treatment
Eastham Village RoadEasthamSurface treatment
Backford RoadGreasby, Frankby and IrbySurface treatment
Coombe RoadGreasby, Frankby and IrbySurface treatment
Escolme DriveGreasby, Frankby and IrbySurface treatment
Penrhyn AvenueGreasby, Frankby and IrbySurface treatment
Arrowe Park RoadGreasby, Frankby and IrbySurface treatment
Acre LaneHeswallSurface treatment
Andrew’s WalkHeswallSurface treatment
Brimstage RoadHeswallSurface treatment
Sandham GroveHeswallSurface treatment
Stevens RoadHeswallSurface treatment
Wheatland RoadHeswallSurface treatment
Telegraph RoadHeswallSurface treatment
Whitehouse LaneHeswallSurface treatment
Elwyn RoadHoylake and MeolsSurface treatment
Shrewsbury RoadHoylake and MeolsSurface treatment
Victoria DriveHoylake and MeolsSurface treatment
Meols DriveHoylake and MeolsSurface treatment
Castleway NorthLeasowe and Moreton EastSurface treatment
Green LaneLeasowe and Moreton EastSurface treatment
Leasowe RoadLeasowe and Moreton EastResurfacing
Colville RoadLiscardSurface treatment
Daresbury RoadLiscardSurface treatment
Manor LaneLiscardSurface treatment
St Mary’s AvenueLiscardSurface treatment
St Mary’s StreetLiscardSurface treatment
Birch AvenueMoreton West and Saughall MassieSurface treatment
Reeds LaneMoreton West and Saughall MassieResurfacing
St George’s ParkNew BrightonSurface treatment
Kings ParadeNew BrightonSurface treatment
Coastal DriveNew BrightonSurface treatment
Alton RoadOxtonSurface treatment
Budworth CloseOxtonSurface treatment
Claughton FirsOxtonSurface treatment
Palm GroveOxtonSurface Treatment
Shavington AvenueOxtonSurface treatment
Shrewsbury RoadOxtonSurface Treatment
Anderson ClosePensby and ThingwallSurface treatment
Ashlea RoadPensby and ThingwallSurface treatment
Bader ClosePensby and ThingwallSurface treatment
Gibson ClosePensby and ThingwallSurface treatment
Portal RoadPensby and ThingwallSurface treatment
Whaley LanePensby and ThingwallSurface treatment
Barnston RoadPensby and ThingwallSurface treatment
Acrefield RoadPrentonSurface treatment
Burrell ClosePrentonSurface treatment
Everest RoadPrentonSurface treatment
Birkett RoadRock FerrySurface treatment
Byrne AvenueRock FerrySurface treatment
Crofton RoadRock FerrySurface treatment
Elmbank StreetSeacombeSurface treatment
Parry StreetSeacombeSurface treatment
Brighton StreetSeacombeSurface treatment
Dock RoadSeacombeSurface treatment
Breck RoadSeacombe / LiscardResurfacing
Crewe GreenUptonSurface treatment
Eltham GreenUptonSurface treatment
Goodaker’s MeadowUptonSurface treatment
Heath DriveUptonSurface treatment
Inman RoadUptonSurface treatment
Loretto DriveUptonSurface treatment
Upton Park DriveUptonSurface treatment
Whitewell DriveUptonSurface treatment
Arrowe Park RoadUptonResurfacing
Upton By-PassUpton / Greasby, Frankby and IrbyResurfacing
BrookwayWallaseySurface treatment
Gainsborough RoadWallaseySurface treatment
Groveland AvenueWallaseySurface treatment
Kinsross RoadWallaseySurface treatment
Links CloseWallaseySurface treatment
Links ViewWallaseySurface treatment
Links WayWallaseySurface treatment
Paignton RoadWallaseySurface treatment
Sea RoadWallaseySurface treatment
Southbourne RoadWallaseySurface treatment
Harrison DriveWallaseyResurfacing
Ennisdale DriveWest Kirby and ThurstastonSurface treatment
Newton DriveWest Kirby and ThurstastonSurface treatment
Rectory RoadWest Kirby and ThurstastonSurface treatment
Smithy HeyWest Kirby and ThurstastonSurface treatment
Station RoadWest Kirby and ThurstastonSurface treatment
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