Haddenham.net

Bus Shelter Improvements

Home » News » Bus Shelter Improvements
Woodways Bus Shelter

Regular users of local bus services will notice that the recently installed bus shelter on the South side of Wood Ways (the infant school side of the road) has acquired a new concrete floor.

This results from the efforts of Parish Councillor, John Wheeler, and local maintenance man, Jim Ayers, who prepared the ground, shifted about a ton of hardcore and then poured and crafted the concrete floor — all on one of the hottest days of the year!

Aficionados of such concrete craftsmanship will note that the new floor has a rather elegant roll-off towards the entrance. This is to help shed water that would otherwise tend to accumulate inside the shelter, due to splashes from passing vehicles as they drop into water-filled pot holes in the road nearby.

The Parish Council commissioned the work at a total cost of £100. Thanks to John and Jim's efforts, this compares very favourably with the quote from contractors, which came in at £900.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Board Games Club
Haddenham Webteam: Tue 20 Feb 11:00pm

This Sunday the 25th February the first Board Games Club will take place at the Airfield Pavilion, 2pm — 4:30pm Discover a world of gaming with an extensive board game collection! From classic family favourites to modern gems like Settlers of Catan, Carcassonne, Ticket to Ride and more. There will be have a wide variety of games for younger children too, so bring the whole family...

P1042164
Haddenham Webteam: Mon 19 Feb 7:30pm

Are you a relatively new resident in the village?Have you discovered the delights of Snakemoor yet — Haddenham's own little nature reserve, located on the West (Thame side) of the railway station?It's a wonderful area to walk and enjoy the countryside on our doorstep. And as you will see from the recent photographs kindly supplied by Gill Harvey, Spring is very much in sight. There...

Junior School Logo
Haddenham Webteam: Mon 19 Feb 2:30pm

A Proposal to Federate Haddenham Community Infant School and Haddenham Community Junior School from Autumn Term 2024Our Vision:Our vision for the Federation is to deliver an environment across the two schools where all pupils can thrive, by developing the existing close physical and working relationships between the schools.ProposalThe Governing Boards of Haddenham Community Infant...