WORK is due to begin on the installation of new stairs at the Wharf in Llangollen, as part of Denbighshire County Council’s Four Great Highways project.

The Levelling Up-funded Four Great Highways project aims to enhance the landscape and improve accessibility, interpretation and signage in Llangollen.

The project is part of an investment by the UK Government’s Levelling Up Fund that was secured through a joint application between Denbighshire County Council and Wrexham County Borough Council for the Clwyd South Constituency.

The application was supported by Simon Baynes MP, with £3.8million allocated to Denbighshire.

Construction for the new stairs will begin on May 7 with completion expected mid-July (weather dependant).

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The ramp will remain open throughout the construction period to allow pedestrians up and down the Wharf.

Emlyn Jones, Denbighshire County Council’s Head of Planning, Public Protection and Countryside Services, said: “I’m pleased to see that the works for these much-needed improvements to the stairs at Llangollen Wharf will be completed soon.

"This is another major step towards the completion of our Four Great Highways project which will help to improve the resident and visitor experience in Llangollen.

"The works on the stairs will help to achieve one of the project’s aims of enhancing accessibility in the area by providing a gentler route up and down the Wharf for pedestrians.”