The final phase of £4m junction improvements in Scarborough will get underway form Monday (4 October)

The Scalby Road, Stepney Road and Falsgrave Road junction will be widened and the existing mini-roundabout replaced with traffic signals. Scalby Road and Stepney Road will have new signal-controlled pedestrian crossings.

Our contractor, Fox Owmby Ltd, intends to start phase one of the work on Monday 4 October2021. Weather permitting, we expect the work to be completed within ten weeks. 

Working hours will be predominantly between 7.30am and 6pm weekdays only.

Work will take place under a temporary lane closure on Scalby Road which will be removed at the end of each day. Pedestrians will be diverted via Cambridge Place.

Phase two is expected to commence in January 2022, with essential utility diversions to take place between phase onw and phase two.

Scheme plan

View the scheme plan.

A plan showing the Crown Junction scheme. Please contact us for this information in a different format.

Scheme progress

Progress this week date

  • Works started as planned on the 4 October.
  • Removed vegetation at the corner of Scalby Road and Falsgrave.
  • Demolished and removed the old retaining wall.

Activities planned for next week

  • Excavations to commence for the foundations of the new retained wall.
  • Shutters to be installed in readiness for the concrete to be poured.
  • Excavate and form foundations for the free-standing brick wall.

photos of week 1 of Scarborough Crown Junction improvements

 Progress work this week.

  • The excavations have been completed for the foundations of the new retaining wall.
  • The sub-base has been laid.
  • The blinding concrete has been laid.

The construction of this new retaining wall will commence.

Photos from the 4th week of work

Frequently asked questions

  • Scalby Road, Stepney Road and Falsgrave Road junction.
  • Scalby Road, Stepney Road and Falsgrave Road junction and Seamer Road, Falsgrave Road and Sitwell Street.

The works on the corner of Scalby Road and Falsgrave Road are enabling works to facilitate the junction widening and signalisation, which will take place in Spring 2022.

The works being completed by Northerngas Networks / Northern Powergrid / Vodafone are to divert and lower their services so that they are not affected by the junction improvement works which will take place in Spring.

The work to these junctions is part of a £4m junction improvement programme in Scarborough, these modifications are essential to support the growth of Scarborough. The current layout of the junctions does not support this growth and improvements to these junctions will significantly benefit the local community and have a positive impact on better connected network.

The works to the corner of Scalby Road and Falsgrave Road are expected to take approximately 10 weeks.

The works to Scalby Road, Stepney Road and Falsgrave Road junction and the Seamer Road, Falsgrave Road and Sitwell Street junction are expected to take approximately 10 weeks.

Yes, the completed works do not involve restriction of on-street parking, you will be able to park as usual near your house once the works have been completed

The works have been timed to start after the busy Summer holiday period and to be complete before the start of the busy Easter 2022 holiday period.

The majority of works are noisy and intrusive and are therefore planned to be completed during the day so as to cause minimum disruption to nearby residents, although some works, such as the resurfacing work can only be carried out at night during a full road closure

A letter providing details of the planned works has been delivered to residents whose properties front onto the works, there has been media coverage, advanced warning signs placed on site.

In place of the planned face-to-face ‘meet the contractor’ session, the public are encouraged to email any questions they may have to area3.whitby@northyorks.gov.uk or write to the local highways office postal address North Yorkshire County Council, Whitby Highways Depot, Discovery Way, Whitby, YO22 4PZ or call us on 01609 780780.

Scarborough Borough Council and North Yorkshire County Council have given permission to complete these works as part of a £4m junction improvement programme in Scarborough, these modifications are essential to support the growth of Scarborough. The current layout of the junction does not support this growth and improvements to this junction will significantly benefit the local community and have a positive impact on better connected network.