BT faces fine over Shrewsbury roadworks safety breaches

The company has pleaded guilty to five breaches of roadworks regulations over the works on Sundorne Road, which also included failing to notify Shropshire Council until two days after contractors had started on site.

However, barrister Richard Bottomley, representing the telecoms giant at Telford Magistrates’ Court on Monday, entered not guilty pleas on the company’s behalf in respect of four separate alleged breaches.

The case, which has been brought by Shropshire Council, was adjourned for a trial later in the year.

The court heard that the roadworks in question began on June 8 last year.

BT accepts that the notice

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