April 4th – I’d had to call into Aldridge after working late and returned via Streets Corner. I noted that the old wall to the 60s shopping precinct on the corner had gone, and excavations were underway.
This is the preparatory work for the next stage of local junction improvements work which will see this entire junction remodelled with new signals, slip roads and crossings.
Peaceful now in the gathering dusk, but a summer of inconvenience and holdups for motorists seems to be on the cards…
Shire Oak has been massively improved, however, so it’ll be worth it in the end.