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Road closure - Wharf Road

Road closure - Wharf Road

Anglian Water are intending to install new mains fittings outside of the school on Wharf Road. To undertake this work safely will require that the road is closed for up to three days from the 5th April 2022.

The closure and the diversion can be viewed here https://one.network/?tm=127936903

If you require more information about the works please contact Robyn Agar on 07890 386338.

Posted: Mon, 14 Mar 2022 10:33 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Highways, News, Road Closure

Road closure - Kimbolton Road

Road closure - Kimbolton Road

Northamptonshire Highways are planning on upgrading the existing zebra crossing to a puffin crossing on Kimbolton Road. To undertake this work will require that the road is closed for one day on the 28th March between 9.30am and 3.30pm and then again on the 7th to 8th April, again at off peak times, to carry out the upgrade and resurfacing works.

The closure and diversion can be viewed here https://one.network/?tm=127987059... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Mar 2022 13:42 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Highways, News

A45 Chowns Mill Project December Update

A45 Chowns Mill Project December Update

A December update for the A45 Chowns Mill Roundabout Improvement project is attached, outlining the progress of the project and the work that the team have carried out in the local community.

Posted: Fri, 18 Dec 2020 11:19 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Chowns Mill, Highways, News

Highways England Raising the Benchmark with Gift to Local Community

Highways England Raising the Benchmark with Gift to Local Community

Three beautifully carved benches created from an old oak tree and decorated in woodland creatures have been presented to the local community.

Highways England lifted the wraps to reveal the finished artworks as they were placed in their new home at Castle Fields.

The oak tree had to be taken down for safety reasons as part of a £24 million improvement scheme at the A45/A6 Chowns Mill roundabout.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 16:38 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Community, Highways, News, parks

CARVING OUT A PIECE OF HISTORY

CARVING OUT A PIECE OF HISTORY

New life is being breathed into the Three Oaks tree which had to be taken down for safety reasons as part of the Chowns Mill roundabout improvement works.

Thanks to the talents of a local woodcarver, residents will soon be able to enjoy the tree once again and it will continue to play a part in the community for many decades to come.

Despite extensive investigations and hi-tech testing by Highways England... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 10:21 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Highways, News

Chowns Mill Project Survey

Chowns Mill Project Survey

Carnell are the principal contractor carrying out the A45 Chowns Mill improvement scheme on behalf of Highways England.

We are undertaking a short survey to improve our understanding of how we are perceived and how we can enhance our communications.

We would be very grateful if you would complete the short online survey by clicking here.

Or by using the URL below:

https://tinyurl.com/yd67j3b5

The outcomes... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 12:17 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Chowns Mill, Consultation, Highways

Chowns Mill Shuttle Bus - Face Coverings Required from 15th June

Chowns Mill Shuttle Bus - Face Coverings Required from 15th June

A45 Chowns Mill Shuttle Bus: Face Coverings required from 15 June

Highways England's priority is to play its part in keeping the country safe and supporting the movement of essential supplies, services and people who cannot work from home.

We're following the government's policy and for the safety of all, we're asking that any customers wishing to use the free shuttle bus service at the Chowns Mill... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 14:01 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Chowns Mill, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Highways, Local

Making Northants a better place for cycling, walking and maintaining social distancing

Making Northants a better place for cycling, walking and maintaining social distancing

Please see below a message from Northants Highways:

We want to hear YOUR ideas for making Northants a better place for cycling, walking & maintaining social distancing.

Use our interactive map to log your suggestions for cycle routes, cycle parking, improved footway space and quieter streets

Click here to make cycling and walking safer in Northamptonshire

As Government Covid-19 lockdown procedures... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Jun 2020 13:22 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Consultation, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Highways, Local

Chowns Mill update: bird’s eye views of progress on Highways England roundabout improvements

Chowns Mill update: bird’s eye views of progress on Highways England roundabout improvements

Work on a jam-busting 'half hamburger island' which will tackle queues at a busy A45/A6 junction is starting to take shape – as these new images released by Highways England show.

Whilst complying with strict safeguarding measures due to the coronavirus pandemic, workers have been able to successfully complete the first phase of work on the Chowns Mill improvement scheme in the East Midlands.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Jun 2020 13:15 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Chowns Mill, Highways, Local, News

Highways Update on the Oak Tree

Please read below the update we have received from Highways England in response to the movement to save the 'three oaks' tree in Higham Ferrers:

14 Jan 20

Highways England Project Manager Dean Holloway said:

"We take our environmental responsibilities very seriously and are one of the largest tree planting organisations in the UK. We only cut back or fell trees where it is essential to keep people safe... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 11:50 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Chowns Mill, Highways, News