Don’t panic!

Several of you have been asking what they are doing in St James Parade where a trench has been infilled and topped with tarmac – rather than reinstating the paving slabs.

No need to panic as it’s only temporary. The team there are installing ducting as part of the new anti-terrorism barriers that will surround the city centre.

The tarmac infill is to get people back on the sidewalk and out of the road while work continues.

At the end of the programme the paving slabs will be reinstated.