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SUMMARY OF COMMITTEE MEETING– 7TH JUNE 2022

Chester Farm Footbridges.

The footbridges have been closed since  being severely damaged by fire in 2011. However the go ahead has now been given for the erection of new bridges.

Work started on 6 June with commencement of site clearance. Fabrication of the bridges (off site) in factory has commenced for eventual delivery to site. Actual bridge lift is programmed for 8th/9th August for both bridges  with the river Nene will be closed from 7th to 10th August to facilitate this operation. It is anticipated that the footbridges will be open for access to Chester House Estate by mid -September 2022.

Group Finances

It was reported on 9th June,   the Group’s finances are in a healthy and stable position  with a majority of its expenditure on printing and postage. Whilst it is recognised that there will be forthcoming increases in printing and postage in particular, it was agreed to remain with the three monthly printed programme for the time being.