Thursday, 7 June 2012

Compensation for loss of gardens at Trumpington

One little known side effect of building the busway is that some land had to be bought from 34 householders in Trumpington, who lost a strip off their gardens. Apparently these people have not yet been paid their compensation money. The affected streets are Lantree Crescent and Cranleigh Close, Trumpington. The County Council says there has been no undue delay on its part, since it deliberately waited to value the land until after the busway was built - this was meant to ensure that not more land than was needed was acquired. (Cambridge News website.)

4 comments:

  1. Jennie Parsons11 June 2012 at 13:58

    Hello - how is the water level looking for cyclists?

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    1. Hi Jennie. The cycle track has been clear of water for a while now, you'll be glad to know. Maybe you missed the posting and comments when things returned to normal. Thanks for your interest in the blog.

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