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Buxton Water Improvement Project

We're investing more than £7 million to replace around 30 miles of new water pipes to improve water service across North Derbyshire

Our progress so far

IN PROGRESS - 28 SEPTEMBER 2018

We started essential work to replace the water main on Sherwood Road and the nearby streets. We're very sorry to have let you know that the work has stopped until further notice. We and our partners Amey very much regret the nuisance that the work and this delay has caused.

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Road closure

We'll need to close sections of the road to through traffic to carry out this work, but access to your properties will be maintained.

Roads affected:

Sherwood Road

Wellbeck Avenue

Derwent Road

In Progress - 45%

Start date

7 September 2020

Upcoming work

The team will be working on Sherwood Road from week commencing 7 September 2020, and it will take four weeks to complete. The team will start working along Heath Grove towards Sherwood Road, work will then progress in a large loop and complete on Sherwood Road, close to Oaklea. 

Work in Progress

Work completed

Estimated completion date

5 October 2020

Every so often, we need to replace old water pipes. That’s because the risk of bursts increases as the years pass – and we’re really keen to avoid this. We’ll be replacing the old water pipes in Crossings Road and Charley Lane with new ones

Complete - 100%

Start date

11 May 2020

Upcoming work

Work in Progress

Work completed

The work is now complete on Charley Lane.

Estimated completion date

27 August 2020

COMPLETE - 31 JAN 2018

We've replaced the pipes in the area with new ones to ensure supplies are secure for the future.

Complete 100%

Start date

8 January 2018

Upcoming work

Work in Progress

Work completed

Brown Edge Close
Work was delayed due to poor weather conditions, we have now completed the job and tidied up and closed our excavation.


Brown Edge Road
We've now finished working in this area and replaced the pipe for a new one.

Estimated completion date

31 January 2018

COMPLETE - 15 NOV 2019

Complete 100%

Start date

13 May 2019

Upcoming work

Work in Progress

Work completed

Macclesfield Old Road
Work was slightly delayed but we have now finished replacing the pipes in this area

Estimated completion date

15 November 2019

COMPLETE - 29 NOV 2019

Complete 100%

Start date

11 July 2019

Upcoming work

Work in Progress

Work completed

The team are still on site completing the work, there are still road closures in place and we would appreciate residents not moving the road closure barriers as they are in place for a reason. The team will be on site until the end of October 2019. The reinstatement are currently filling in the holes on Swallow House Lane and Fairy Bank Road. The team will be working their way to Pike Close then to Windy Knowles Cottage. We apologies for the inconvenience that has been caused to residents whilst this essential water pipe replace work is taking place and we appreciate your patience.

Estimated completion date

29 November 2019

COMPLETE - 25 OCT 2019

Complete 100%

Start date

13 May 2019

Upcoming work

Work in Progress

Work completed

The team have completed work on, North Road, Fairy Bank Crescent and Highfield Road.


The team have finished reinstatement on Fairy Bank Road.

Estimated completion date

25 October 2019

COMPLETE - 21 DEC 2018

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Start date

5 November 2018

Upcoming work

Work in Progress

Work completed

Main Road
We're replacing the water pipes in your area. Work will start week commencing 22 October and will be complete by December 2018.

Estimated completion date

21 December 2018

COMPLETE - 30 NOV 2018

Complete 100%

Start date

12 July 2018

Upcoming work

Work in Progress

Work completed

Tagg Lane
This work has now been completed. The team will be back on site to complete any reinstatement to curbs and grass verges.

Estimated completion date

30 November 2018

COMPLETE - 31 MAR 2019

Complete 100%

Start date

29 January 2018

Upcoming work

Work in Progress

Work completed

Milnbank Avenue
The team will be back on site week commencing 20 August completing the connections to the sewer pipe.


Gretton Road
The team will be back on site week commencing 20 August completing the connections to the new water pipe.


Overdale Avenue
The team will be on site from week commencing 20 August to connect the last few houses to the new water pipes. They'll be working at the bottom end of the road where it meets Victoria Park Road.


Victoria Park Road
The team will be moving onto Victoria Park Road, week commencing 15 October. Do to the location of the pipe here will be a road closure in place from 22-6 Victoria Park Road for approx. seven weeks. A diversion is in place.


Victoria Park Road
The team will be returning to site week commencing 20 August to connect properties to the new water pipe. The team will be working from the junction of Overdale Avenue to the junction of Bench Road. Once this work is complete the team will then work their way up Victoria Park Road to where it meets Windsor Close.


Cliff Road
Phase one of our works on Cliff Road is complete. The team will be back on site to complete the other section of Cliff Road towards the end of the scheme in 2018

Estimated completion date

31 March 2019

Taking care of one of life's essentials

Let us know how we're doing

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Meet the team

Lisa Orme

Severn Trent Community Officer

07790845234