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An application has been made by:

Temporary Closure

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Somerset County Council

District of Somerset West and Taunton

Parish of Minehead

Temporary Closure of Metropole Lane

Somerset County Council in exercise of its powers under Section 14 (1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 as amended, have made an Order prohibiting all traffic from proceeding along Metropole Lane -from 18 metres south west of the junction with The Esplande, south westwards for a total distance of 30 metres. This Order will enable Sunbelt Rentals to carry out poling works on behalf of BT Openreach. The Order becomes effective on 31st December 2021 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 4th January 2022 and last until 4th January 2022 between the hours of (09:30 - 15:30) for a total of 6 hours.

Please visit for further information on the alternative route. Please note that should you require to view a closure which is more than two weeks ahead, you will need to Register for free with One.Network.

For information about the works being carried out please contact Sunbelt Rentals on 0370 050 0792 quoting the reference number: ttro473409.

Patrick Flaherty, Chief Executive

Dated: 31st December 2021


a) the reason or purpose mentioned in section 14(1) of the 1984 Act for the making of the order;

b) the effect of the order and, where applicable, the alternative route or routes available for traffic; and

c) the date on which the order would come into force and its maximum duration.

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