Work on the important maintenance scheme in Saturday Market is progressing well, with works to phases 11 and five, which includes the area alongside the Prezzo restaurant and through to North Bar Within, is anticipated to be complete by the end of the week.
Work to phase 17, in front of Lloyds Bank, will begin immediately after, but will be opened for the market on Saturday, 29 June and closed again on Sunday, 30 June.
The area is expected to be completed and re-opened by Friday, 5 July. Taxis will use the existing rank from, Sunday to Friday, and on the Saturday will use the rank on Sow Hill Road.
From Monday, 8 July work to phase 10 will start, which takes in the area to the back of Lloyds Bank. Running alongside this, drainage and duct installation will start within phases 14 and 15 of the Saturday Market area. Once again taxis will use the existing rank Sunday to Friday and the Sow Hill Road rank on Saturday.
Armed Forces Day is on Sunday, 7 July and the Beverley Cycle Race on Friday, 19 July and on these dates the compound area will be minimised with plant and materials stored off site.
Dave Waudby, head of infrastructure and facilities at East Riding of Yorkshire Council, said: “The council and its contractor, Galliford Try, are endeavouring to keep any disruption to a minimum for both businesses and customers alike.
“Throughout all phases of this important maintenance scheme, work to business thresholds will be carried out outside of normal working hours to reduce potential adverse impacts.
“We very much appreciate and value the continued support and cooperation of residents and the local business community whilst the repairs are being carried out.”
The council will continue to keep residents updated on the works as they progress and Galliford Try’s site office can also respond to enquiries.