Public Realm Works Resume!

Public Realm Works Resume!

The Town Centre Access Plan (TCAP) work to support the Rediscovering the Underbanks project has resumed in Little Underbank to improve the road and public realm, including new street furniture, paving upgrades and road reconstruction. Phase 1 (substantially) completed...
Impact of COVID-19 on public realm works

Impact of COVID-19 on public realm works

The Council are following Government advice in relation to construction activity during the COVID-19 pandemic and is shutting down all its non-essential schemes where it is not possible to work safely within the public health guidelines.   The controlled shutdown of...
Resurfacing works have begun in Lower Hillgate

Resurfacing works have begun in Lower Hillgate

The first phase of the resurfacing works began on the 24th February in Lower Hillgate which will involve carefully lifting the existing failed setts and laying a temporary coloured surface from the bollards at Robinsons Brewery to Royal Oak Yard. This will take around...
The Underbanks stars on the small screen again! 🎬

The Underbanks stars on the small screen again! 🎬

Great news for Stockport as the Underbanks gain more claims to fame! The BBC filmed their new advert for Sport Relief in Little Underbanks and new Netflix series “The Stranger” also features both the Underbanks and the Market Place.  The Sport Relief...
New artwork in the Underbanks!

New artwork in the Underbanks!

Stockport Council commissioned Eamonn Murphy, a local artist to produce an illustration of the Underbanks, viewed from St Petersgate Bridge. The artwork was printed on to laminated aluminium sheets and has now been installed on Lower Hillgate, opposite the bottom of...
Portraits of the Underbanks

Portraits of the Underbanks

The Writing Squad, a group of talented writers based in Stockport, spent a day working with local business and building owners in Underbank to help them tell their stories about their history within the area. By doing this, they captured the charactor of the...