Dyer & Butler, a multi-disciplined engineering services specialist focused on essential infrastructure including airports, railways and highways and part of M Group Services,has been appointed by Surrey Heath Borough Council to deliver a £4.4 million regeneration programme in Camberley town centre.
The programme of works will include new paving, road surfaces, street lighting, public art, bicycle racks and the planting of trees in order to enhance the pedestrian experience in Camberley’s High Street, Princess Way and Knoll Walk.
The regeneration work in Camberley, £3.5 million of which came from a grant from M3 Enterprise LEP, is supported by a comprehensive events programme, grant schemes for independent businesses and cultural enrichment projects to ensure Camberley is a key destination and experience.
On Wednesday 8 January 2020 the Mayor of Surrey Heath Borough Council, Councillor Robin Perry and Kathy Slack OBE, CEO of Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) officially broke ground at Camberley’s anticipated High Street, Princess Way and Knoll Walk improvement works, which are set to transform this part of the town centre.
Present at the event were representatives from Surrey County Council, Surrey Heath Borough Council, Enterprise M3 LEP, The Project Centre, Dyer and Butler and Camberley’s businesses.
Surrey Heath Borough Council Leader, Councillor Richard Brooks, said;
“This is an eagerly anticipated project that will bring significant improvements to Camberley town centre – not only improving the High Street’s road and pavement surfaces but also providing new lighting, plants and street furniture in Princess Way and Knoll Walk. The project also includes unique public art especially commissioned for Camberley.”
Deputy Chief Executive (Interim) for Surrey Heath Borough Council, Tim Pashen, said;
“Surrey Heath Borough Council is working with a number of partners on different projects to make huge improvements to Camberley. The improved High Street, Princess Way and Knoll Walk will further help us to reach our ambition for the regeneration of the town centre.”
Dyer and Butler Divisional Director Steve Wilson, added:
“We are delighted to be working with Surrey Heath Borough Council to provide these improvement works. This is an exciting development which will provide fantastic improvements for this area.”
The entire project is set to be completed by early 2021. The work will be undertaken in five phases and the High Street and Princess Way will be fully accessible to pedestrians throughout the works.