The recent completion of the Aldi supermarket at Hall Farm has brought about a question as to who, within our local authority, is responsible for checking that the project has been completed to the standards laid down (...and I’ll bet there are quite a few standards)?
No doubt the widening of the roadway that took place required that the subsequent resurfacing of the asphalt road surface would blend new to old levels.
Not so – a ‘bodged mess’ I believe is the technical term for this situation.
Who checked this out on completion and why was this error not corrected?
If a contractor levelled a roadway outside a councillor’s home to this standard there would be hell to pay, I think.
We have had numerous instances over the years of planning departments being fastidiously ‘picky’ on levels of finish, so why not here?
We await the correction team’s rapid response.