Council backs down due to overwhelming opposition to Blue House Roundabout plans

Blue House Roundabout plans to be redesigned

A short video has been issued by Newcastle City Council cabinet member for Investment and Development Cllr Ged Bell where he explains that the council has pulled its controversial plans to build a large motorway style roundabout to replace the existing Blue House Roundabout in High West Jesmond.

 High West Jesmond Residents’ Association welcomes the news that the couincil has withdrawn its plans which was overwhelmingly opposed by High West Jesmond residents.

Residents, commuters and other local stakeholders were strongly opposed the building on the Town Moor and did not feel that the proposals had been sufficiently well thought through before they were originally published.