Escalators go into IKEA, 25th March 2007

March 25, 2007

Escalator close up

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IKEA Access and egress

March 21, 2007

The Coventry Council Report 11a (March 7th, 2007) details Phase I of the transport and access works proposed for the immediate vicinity of the new IKEA store – to be completed by November 2007.

A few excerpts are:

” Junction 7 of the Ringroad (Butts) will be the “destination” access and egress junction for the IKEA development. ”

“Destination signage on the arterial roads to the city centre and the variable message signage on the approaches to the Ring Road need to be put in place”

“All traffic emerging from IKEA/Skydome and Starley Road will have to turn right to Junction 7 via a new signalised junction, incorporating pedestrian facilities.”

” IKEA will arrange with the police and local highway network managers to monitor the situation and have a strategy for extra officers to deal with issues as they arise if needed”

“It must be acknowledged that the timescale for the completion of the proposed Phase I works is extremely challenging”

Link to Report 11a (3.1Mb Word document)

Suspended red machine – Saturday 17th March

March 18, 2007

Construction progress 16/03/07

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Construction view down Starley Road, 11th March 2007

March 11, 2007


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Construction panorama Friday 2nd March, 2007

March 2, 2007

Panorama (c) 02/03/07

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Construction from Starley

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