Complaints 'dangerous' mud is being spread on busy road by new development

MUD: The junction of Malvern Road and Old Road <i>(Image: Sam Greenway/Newsquest)</i>
MUD: The junction of Malvern Road and Old Road (Image: Sam Greenway/Newsquest)

COMPLAINTS have been made about mud spreading onto a busy city route caused by houses being built in the area.

But Worcester City Council workers have been at the site clearing it up.

Peter Stonehewer, who lives in nearby Calgary Drive, said he had noticed mud had been transferred onto Malvern Road.

He said: "Dangerous mud on road on Malvern Road.

"Lorries in and out of the site are leaving a mud trail on road. Looks dangerous to motorists.

Worcester News: ROAD: Malvern Road junction with Old Road
Worcester News: ROAD: Malvern Road junction with Old Road

ROAD: Malvern Road junction with Old Road (Image: Sam Greenway/Newsquest)

"People will drive there with mud on their wheels, trying to stop for the roundabout."

Mr Stonehewer also said he had not seen anyone clearing it up.

When a Worcester News reporter went down on Wednesday afternoon (November 30) there were noticeable muddy tyre marks from cars pulling out on the junction from Old Road onto Malvern Road.

Worcester News: CLEARING UP: The Worcester City Council team clearing up mud
Worcester News: CLEARING UP: The Worcester City Council team clearing up mud

CLEARING UP: The Worcester City Council team clearing up mud (Image: Sam Greenway/Newsquest)

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The reporter also found a city council team with a road sweeper clearing up the mud.

"We have been down here since 9am," a worker told us.

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"There may have been complaints about the mess when we got here.

"You are going to get mud on the road this time of year after rain.

"The leaves were everywhere yesterday (on Tuesday).

"We have been cleaning it up, and clearing the leaves."