Spades in ground as work starts on £3m regeneration
Work has begun to transform Bamber Bridge with a £3.35 million ‘super scheme’.
The town centre will take on the feel of a tree-lined avenue and a public garden will be created, which has taken its theme from the Old English name for Bamber Bridge ‘brycg’ which translates to ‘tree bridge’.
The work began with the erection of the welcome sign and community garden. Improvements to roads and pavements will start in October.
Coun Phil Smith of South Ribble Council said consultations mean money is being spent on what people want, and businesses, residents and visitors are already benefitting.
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