Road closure

Closure of Manor Road – 20th November 2017

Posted on Oct 20, 2017 in General, Highways, Road closure

Somerset County Council as the Highway Authority have received an application for the temporary closure of Manor Road from Wessex Water. This road will be closed from 20th November 2017 and is expected to last for 1 night (18.30 – 23.30hrs) to replace a defective cover and frame in the carriageway. Please click HERE to see further details and a map showing the closure, and alternative route.

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Notice of Road Closures

Posted on Aug 30, 2017 in General, Road closure

The Parish Council have received notification from Somerset County Council about the following road closures in adjoining Parishes. The temporary closure of Fitzroy Road from Somerset Highways.  This road will be closed from 9th October 2017 and is expected to last for 5 days to enable earthworks to be carried out in this road. The temporary closure of Allerford Road 20m either side of the Victory Level Crossing to a distance of 50 metres, from Centurion Site Services.  The Order will become effective on 14 October 2017 and will remain in force for eighteen months.  The works are...

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Temporary Traffic Restriction Order Taunton Marathon and Half Marathon 2017

Posted on Mar 18, 2017 in General, Road closure

Please find below a link to information about road closures in the Parish and other parts of Taunton, due the Taunton marathon and half marathon taking place on Sunday 2nd April 2017.

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Temporary Closure of Langford Lane

Posted on Sep 22, 2016 in General, Highways, Road closure

We have received notice that Langford Lane will be CLOSED to all traffic from 25m west and 25m east of Barham Bridge for a distance of 50 metres.  The closure will begin on Monday 3 October 2016 to allow Somerset County Council to carry out repairs to a damaged parapet in this road. The works are expected to last for 21 days. While the closure is in operation an alternative route will be signposted.  Please visit for further information on the alternative route. For information about the works being carried out please contact Somerset County Council (Bridges) on 0300 123...

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Greenway Road, Temporary Closure – March 2016

Posted on Feb 29, 2016 in General, Road closure

Somerset County Council have notified the Parish Council that Greenway Road will be closed from 29th March 2016.  The closure is expected to last for 2 nights (19.00 – 23.00hrs) as work to decommison the existing pedestrian crossing and create a new pedestrian crossing is carried out.  There will also be some road plus resurfacing works.

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Showell Park & Manor Road Temporary Traffic Restrictions – Jan 2016

Posted on Jan 4, 2016 in General, Road closure

Somerset County Council have notified the Parish Council that there will be temporary traffic restrictions on Manor Road and Showell Park with effect from 18th January 2016 lasting for 6 weeks. A temporary one way system and prohibition of right turn will be introduced to facilitate water main replacement works. Futher details can be found below: Click HERE for the SCC Notice Click on the below links for maps/illustrations of the traffic restrictions and diversion routes: Manor Rd – Prohibition of traffic in a Southerly Direction Manor Rd & Showell Park – Diversion...

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Road Closure – Langford Lane – Change of date, now from 9th November 2015 for 4 weeks

Posted on Nov 4, 2015 in General, Road closure

CHANGE OF DATE:- The below road closure will now commence on 9th November 2015 for 4 weeks A section of Langford Lane will be closed for 4 weeks from 9th November 2015 to enable the inspection, desilting and repairs to a masonry arched culvert.  The section of Langford Lane to be closed is ‘20 metres east of Burlands Bridge to 20 metres west of Burlands Bridge, a total distance of 50 metres’ Please click HERE for further information and for details of an alternative route during the road...

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Road Closure – Hope Corner Lane – 26th October for 8 weeks

Posted on Oct 15, 2015 in Road closure

Hope Corner Lane will be closed to all traffic from the junction with Cheddon Road to the junction with Taunton Road a distance of 580 metres, for 8 weeks from 26th October 2015. This is to enable Morrisons Utilities to carry out gas mains replacement works. While the closure is in operation an alternative route will be signed.  Please click HERE for further information and details of the alternative...

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Road closure, Manor Road, Staplegrove – 7 October 2013

Posted on Aug 31, 2013 in Road closure

Somerset County Council  has informed the Parish Council that it has received an application for the temporary closure of Manor Road, Staplegrove , from Atkins. The road will be closed from 7 October 2013 and is expected to last for 28 days to enable the installation of build out and road humps. All traffic will be prohibited from  proceeding along Manor Road from the junction with Rectory Drive to the junction with Lawn Road, a distance of 360 metres. Access to Rectory Road will be via Lawn Road. To view the road closure notice and signed diversion route please click...

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