Italyas Saipem was contracted by Gazprom lay the pipe's offshore section.
The special vessel that was supposed to lay the pipes for the South Stream gas pipeline has left Bulgariaas Port Burgas to start work on the Turkish Stream gas pipeline project.
It will also determine how deep the contractor will have to lay the pipe, as Sutton would require the pipes to be laid deeper in the ground, the engineer stated.
If Sutton does not participate, the contractor can lay the pipes in shallow trenches.
But a report by Solihull's director of environment services, Mr John Wilson, said the only alternative would be to lay the pipe down the centre of Warwick Road.
Work to lay the pipe through both parks is expected to take six weeks and will start in the autumn in order to avoid the parks' busiest times.
'We will be seeking for your support to sign the way leaves for us to lay the pipes
to hospitals, schools and churches for the water to be within the reach of as many communities as possible,' he said.