Latest updates and progress
ONGOING THROUGHOUT 2017
Everards Meadows roadworks
If you have driven by Everards recently you will have seen porta cabins and diggers appearing. It’s not the start of our new brewery, or the demolition of our current one (we’re still in here brewing!) but some preparation work for our future plans.
Everards are working with construction partner, Kier, to start some work on our new Everards Meadows site. The work is to create an entrance and exit plus bring drainage onto the site. The work will take around 27 weeks in total and has started this week on Soar Valley Way and on the Everards Meadows site which is opposite Everards’ current home.
We know that roadworks can be challenging so have spent a lot of time liaising with Leicestershire County Council, all utility companies and Fosse so that our works here minimise disruption for everyone passing by or visiting the area. We’ll be staggering the work and completing as much as possible at night time and we have delayed the start to avoid clashing with the Leicestershire County Council works nearby.
We’ll be updating this page fortnightly with our progress and what's coming up.
UPDATE FOR w/c 29th May
You may have seen some signs advertising a closure on Grove Way (the road from Soar Valley Way to the Everards Way roundabout into Fosse Park South) The road isn't completely closed but is only open one way, allowing traffic to flow into Fosse Park. All other exits are open to use as alternatives.
The closure started on 8th May and is planned for 7 weeks. We appreciate that this may cause some inconvenience, indeed it will for our own team and deliveries, so we will try to work as quickly as we can.
The new entrance and exit to the Everards Meadows site is being formed from Soar Valley Way and another entrance from Narborough Road. This involves putting sewer draining in place and building up the ground levels. Tunnelling for new drainage continues under Soar Valley Way and Grove Way. This is progressing well with 150 metres tunnelled. The tunnelling technique has been chosen to minimise disruption to motorists as the route crosses a major road but it also reduces construction traffic, noise and is a cleaner method than traditional open excavation techniques.