Part of a busy Darlington town centre will be closed at the weekend for resurfacing works.

Darlington Borough Council (DBC) have confirmed the section of Priestgate from Crown Street to North will be closed on Sunday (April 21) for resurfacing works.

They added warning signs have been put in place ahead of the works.

The latest work follows resurfacing works last year.

Defects were found on the road and now the contractor is returning to carry out the work “at their cost.”

The Northern Echo: Priestgate, from Crown Street to Northgate, in Darlington Credit: DARLINGTON BOROUGH COUNCIL

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A council spokesperson said: “The section of Priestgate from Crown Street to Northgate will be closed this Sunday (April 21) for resurfacing works.

“Advance warning signs are in place.

“This section of road was resurfaced last year but some defects were found and the contractor is returning at their cost to carry out the work.”

You can find out more about changes to bus services because of the work here.