Collaboration sees traffic solutions for Drum Estate

Discussions and collaboration with businesses on the Drum Industrial Estate, Durham Police and Durham County Council will see new traffic solutions put in place.

Following ongoing parking and traffic issues on the Estate the group, facilitated by Business Durham, a plan of proposed locations for parking restrictions is now being progressed.

Andrea McGuigan, business development area manager (North) for Business Durham, who coordinates the Drum Business Park Group, said: “It’s fantastic that solutions to the traffic problems on the estate have been agreed with the input and collaboration of everyone involved. This is an issue that has been raise on numerous occasions and we are really pleased that there are some suggestions to alleviate the problems. The estate is home to around 80 companies and we strive to provide support for them all.”

The proposals that were put forward as a result of the consultation by Durham Police and DCC Highways were fully discussed and agreed by all the businesses attending Drum Group meeting. Full details will be released in due course.