Bilsdale Transmitter Mast Update
September 22, 2021
Following the Bilsdale transmitter mast fire on August 10, Julian has received regular updates from Arqiva on their attempts to repair the mast and restore service to those who have been affected in York and North Yorkshire.
In their latest update, Arqiva has said:
- a helicopter has begun lifting materials on to the Bilsdale site as part of urgent work to build an 80m-high temporary mast;
- work to erect the temporary mast is dependent on the weather, but it is currently expected to be completed on Tuesday, 5th October;
- in order to properly check that the new, temporary mast is covering the area in the desired way it is necessary to turn off other temporary sites for a period the day before, Monday 4th October.