Call made for improved lighting at 'dangerous' A1 junction

Concerns have been raised about the lighting at a junction of the A1 near Belford.

Friday, 13th March 2020, 6:42 am
The Detchant junction on the A1, near Belford. Picture: Google
The Detchant junction on the A1, near Belford. Picture: Google

The quality of visibility at the Detchant junction to the north of Belford was raised by Coun Thomas Keys.

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“I think it’s dangerous at night-time, you can’t see the junction,” he said.

Junction improvements are being carried out at the southern end of the village.

“It’s a Highways England issue but they’re doing junction improvements north of Ellingham so it’s a good time to ask,” said Coun Guy Renner-Thompson.