Belgrave Road landslip: One-way traffic revoked to allow access to properties (latest photos)

To allow residents on Belgrave Road to access their properties, the one way system has been revoked. See the latest photos from the site

Belgrave Road on Tuesday 21st January

The one-way traffic order for Belgrave Road has been revoked from the junction of Esplanade Road with the junction of Bath Road.

This is to allow access to properties along that section of the road following the landslip which started forming last week.

Belgrave Road on Tuesday 21st January
Belgrave Road on Tuesday 21st January

Belgrave Road from its junction with Alpine Road and Esplanade Road has been closed to vehicles, pedestrians and cycles.

Island Roads staff are on site round the clock monitoring the situation, along with Southern Water staff engineers.

Belgrave Road on Tuesday 21st January from Esplanade Road
Belgrave Road on Tuesday 21st January from Esplanade Road

The landslip has occurred directly outside Royal Marine House, the former site of the Royal Marine Hotel, which according to the Ventnor Heritage Centre was a favourite haunt of the rich and famous in Victorian times.

Tuesday 21st January taken from the steps between Esplanade and Belgrave Road
Tuesday 21st January taken from the steps between Esplanade and Belgrave Road

Tuesday, 21st January, 2020 3:56pm

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2 Comments on "Belgrave Road landslip: One-way traffic revoked to allow access to properties (latest photos)"

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laurentian
As can be seen, a part of the retaining wall has started to collapse. When it goes it will take at least half of the road with it. My plea to Island Roads and IOWC is please get somebody knowledgeable to advise on how to limit the damage – and hence allow remedial work to start asap. This cannot be allowed to drag on forever, while its… Read more »
Rhos yr Alarch

And that is clearly not a small section of retaining wall either, unfortunately…