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Apply for a Temporary Road Closure

Use this service to apply for a temporary road closure. 

Temporary road closures can be arranged for special events and for highway improvements.

Special Events

Temporary road closures can be arranged for special events such as national celebrations and illuminations to take place. Such closures are carried out using powers under The Town Police Clauses Act 1847.

Prior to approval of a road closure certain criteria has to be met and evidence of suitable public liability cover must be provided.

The applicant is responsible for meeting all costs of the closure. A minimum of 6 weeks notice is required for the process. The applicant is also responsible for meeting the cost of alternative route signing.

Highway Improvements

Temporary road closures can be arranged on behalf of public utility companies for highway improvement works to take place. Such closures are carried out using powers under The Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

Prior to approval of a road closure certain criteria has to be met and the applicant is responsible for meeting all costs of the closure. A minimum of 6 weeks notice is required for the process.

The applicant is also responsible for meeting the cost of alternative route signing.

Current Road Closures

Current Road Closures can be found on our Road Closures page. 

 


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