Residents will be well aware that the road surface in Allerton Drive is poor in parts and particularly bad between Ebor Way and Montague Walk. This particular section of the road has actually been a concern of Nether Poppleton Parish Council for some time and featured on the monthly agenda for more than two years.

The Local Authority has set standards (like depth) for the repairing of potholes or leaving them but it is not as clear with an overall road. With the road at best a pain to drive on and at worst likely to cause accidents your parish councillors are continuing to urge City of York Council to resurface it as soon as possible.

At the September Parish Council meeting the road was again discussed and the clerk will once again contact the council’s highways staff to ask where the road is on the list of priorities and urge for action to