Public Notices

An application has been made by:

Temporary Closure

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Somerset County Council

District of Somerset West and Taunton

Parish of Holford

Temporary Closure of Back Lane

Somerset County Council in exercise of its powers under Section 14 (1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 as amended, propose to make an Order prohibiting all traffic from proceeding along Back Lane - from the junction with Williton to Bridgwater Road westwards for 400 metres.

This Order will enable Western Power Distribution to carry out trenching works to underground services.

The Order becomes effective on 8th July 2022 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 11th July 2022 and last until 18th July 2022 between the hours of 08:00 - 18:00 for a total of 8 days.

Please visit for further information on the alternative route. The works promoter will contact residents and businesses directly to discuss access arrangements. 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 Western Power Distribution on telephone number 01823 348693 quoting reference number ttro322064WS.

Patrick Flaherty, Chief Executive Dated: 24th June 2022

Statement of Reasons for making the Order

a) because works are being or are proposed to be executed on or near the road; or

b) because of the likelihood of danger to the public, or of serious damage to the road, which is not attributable to such works.

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