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Giffnock

We are working hard to protect and enhance the natural environment in Scotland. We are taking care of the waste water services in your community by up sizing the sewers to help prevent sewer flooding in the area and improve the water quality of the Bagabout Burn and the Otter Burn. 


When are we doing it

Work is to start at two locations on the 17th August 2018.

1) In the Woodfarm Pavilion Playing Fields for 14 months. 

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2) Private land located off Robslee Drive. for 10 months. 

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The new pipework is shown above delignated by the orange line.

What happens next

We want to provide information about our plans and discuss what we can do to minimise any inconvenience caused while work is underway.

A public information event is to be held at Eastwood House, Eastwood Park, Giffnock, G46 6UG on 21st August 2018. Drop in anytime between 4pm to 7pm.

Playing fields site

  • The site cabins and work vehicles will be located in a section the Pavilion playing fields. 
  • The cabin set up and the top soil stripping will take place during the first two weeks, with the construction work starting in w/c 27th August 2018. 
  • Construction vehicles and deliveries to site will access the park off Orchard Drive. 
  • The first phase will involve installing new pipework within Pavilion Playing fields. To allow us to install the infrastructure, we require to clear some vegetation, and trim and remove some trees in the playing fields.  
  • You may notice some noise during the excavation works.
  • Work will be from 8am and finish by 6pm. We will work Monday to Friday but may also have to work over some weekends but shall write to you in advance if we do.
  • The work has been planned in with East Renfrewshire Council and the Cricket Club to avoid affecting the cricket field and avoid working during the later phase in the school term.

Private land off Robslee Drive

  • The site cabins and work vehicles will be located in private land owned off Robslee Drive. 
  • The cabin set up will take place during the first week, with the construction work starting in w/c 27th August 2018.
  • Construction vehicles and deliveries to site will access the site off Robslee Drive.
  • The first phase will involve installing new pipework within private land.
  • You may notice some noise during the excavation works
  • Work will be from 8am and finish by 6pm. We will work Monday to Friday but may also have to work over some weekends but shall write to you in advance if we do.

Thank you for your patience and understanding while we complete this essential work.

If you have any questions about Scottish Water or the project, please call our Customer Helpline on 0800 0778778 quoting reference “Capital/403244/aBV”

 

Overview of all phases of work in the Woodfarm Pavilion Playing Fields

The plan below shows the route of the new sewer infrastructure in orange.

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