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Landslide

Times Echo and Life / Landslide

January 27, 2022

Landslide still at “high risk of collapse”

A piece of land, where a landslide occurred forcing a number of Cheadle high street shops to remain shut since September 2019, is still at risk of collapsing further, according to a structural appraisal report. In fact, the consultant from David Symonds Associates, who compiled the report which accompanies a planning application regarding demolishing two properties next to the landslide, states that the High Street properties could suffer more damage at any time.

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December 23, 2021

Four-month road closure for part of street

A section of road in Cheadle is expected to be closed for more than four months early next year. Prince George Street is set to be shut from January 4 to May 6 so demolition works can take place.

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July 22, 2021

Landslide site finally made safe after 22 months

An area in a Moorlands town where a landslide happened has finally been made safe – almost two years after the incident. We reported in 2019 about the collapse of a wall and parking area in Prince George Street in Cheadle which resulted in three shops along the adjacent High Street being closed temporarily.

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July 16, 2021

“Rest assured that I am supportive of local residents”

A community leader has stated that he is in support of residents concerns that their street remains temporarily closed. The statement from Staffordshire County Councillor Mark Deaville comes after many residents of Prince George Street in Cheadle have raised concern that their street is to continue to be temporarily closed, potentially for a further 18 months, while the wait continues for repairs to a collapsed wall after a landslide back in September 2019.

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April 9, 2021

“Re-open road or more signage” state residents

Residents have aired concern over the length of time that their street has been temporary closed to traffic while waiting for works to be carried out surrounding a landslide which took place a year and a half ago.

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October 3, 2019

Shops closed following landslide in High Street

A LANDSLIDE which happened in a Moorlands town centre at the weekend resulted in a number of shops closing this week. The incident, believed to have been caused by the heavy rain of late, happened at the back of a number of shops in Cheadle's High Street in the early hours of Sunday (September 29) morning. Part of a retaining wall, along with part of what is believed to be a private driveway from St George's Street, came crashing down into the back of some of the High Street properties.

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September 30, 2019

Shops closed due to landslide in town centre

A landslide has resulted in a number of shops in a Moorlands town to be closed today (Monday, September 30). The incident, believed to have been caused by the heavy rain of late, happened at the back of a number of shops in Cheadle's High Street in the early hours of Sunday (September 29) morning. The Samaritan's 'Little Charity Shop' is believed to be the worst affected after bricks and concrete have fallen into the rear of the shop causing “significant structural damage” including broken windows.

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