Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle upon Tyne North has written a letter to Northern Gas Networks about the ongoing closure of Killingworth Road and the disruption caused to local residents and businsses.
The letter was addressed to Mark Horsley, the Chief Executive Officer of Northern Gas Networks.
Northern Gas Networks is responsible for the delivery of gas to 2.7 million homes and businesses in the North East, Northern Cumbria and much of Yorkshire.
Holding reply from Northern Gas Networks
A response was made on Twitter by Northern Gas Networks @NGNgas where they said: “We’ve seen your letter and we’ll have a direct response to you very soon.”
Killingworth Road extended closure until 2019
The work on Killingworth Road was originally planend to be completed in February 2018 but there was then a delay until June 2018.
It was then announced that Killingworth Road (the A189), an important business and commuter route, would continued to be closed until 2019 due to ongoing delays with the work.
You can read the MP’s letter below.