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5th March 2018

Road Closure:  Burwood Farm, Middlehope

Start Date: 5th May 2018

End Date: 7th May 2018

Purpose: Road closure for new supply

Works Promoter:   Western Power Distribution

Works Promoter Ref: DY735M41352037940

Enforcement pattern for Burwood Farm, Middlehope:
Saturday, Sunday, Monday 09:00 Saturday to 17:00 Monday

You can view the closure and diversion route by clicking here:

Should you have any queries regarding this closure, please call Customer Services on 0345 6789006, or contact the Street Works Team on

The Street Works Team

Shropshire Council

7th February 2018

7th February 2018

Family Skittles Evening in aid of the Corvedale & District Autumn Show Saturday 10h February 2018
Diddlebury Village Hall
7pm for 7.30pm Start
Teams of 4, £1 per person entry fee
Both teams and individual players are welcome.
Individual players will be formed into teams on the night.

14th November 2017

“6.  Open Forum discussion concerning the effects of the frequent closures of the A49, its effects on the fabric of the B4368 and the disruption caused to communities fronting the highway.   In attendance will be Mr Gary Parton, Traffic Manager of SC, Mr A Keyland       of S.C. Highways and Mr Robert Jaffier of Highways England, the body responsible for the maintenance of the A49.”

If you have any concerns or wish to voice any opinions concerning Item 6 on the Agenda please attend and participate in this meeting.

11th November 2017

I am writing to inform you about works that are due to commence in your area, please pass this information to areas of your business that you feel need to know.

There are four separate drainage schemes which will be programmed and undertaken consecutively. The schemes are located on the A49 to the south of Shrewsbury and to the north of Ludlow, between Church Stretton and Wistanstow. The schemes consist of remediation works to the A49 highway drainage network, in order to reduce the potential for flooding of the carriageway, they will be broken down as follows:

  1. A49 Church Stretton to Little Stretton
  2. A49 Marshbrook to Little Stretton
  3. A49 Felhampton
  4. A49 Wistanstow

Start of works: 16 October 2017

End of works: 19 January 2017

Hours of work: 2000hrs to 0600hrs

Location of works: Works are located on the A49, both carriageways between Church Stretton and Wistanstow

Detail of works: The majority of the works involve internal repairs to the underground highway drainage pipework, and replacement of manhole covers.

Traffic restrictions and Diversion detail:

The majority of works will be carried out using traffic signal control overnight, we will need to implement some full carriageway closures for works that involve excavation and replacement of collapsed pipework.

When full closures are in place the following diversion routes will be in place:

Northbound Traffic

Northbound traffic will be diverted from the A49 at Craven Arms onto the B4368 heading eastbound. Traffic will continue east on the B4368 towards Morville and its junction with the A458. It will then turn left onto the A458 heading north west. Traffic will then remain on the A458 continuing to its junction with the A5, where it will join the A5 westbound. It will then continue to the roundabout with the A49 where it will take the exit to join the A49.

Local traffic wishing to access Church Stretton will be diverted onto the B4371 at Much Wenlock. It will continue heading westbound to the junction with the A49.

Southbound Traffic

Southbound traffic will be diverted at Bayston Hill onto the A5 eastbound. Traffic will then turn right onto the A458 heading south east. It will then continue on the A458 to Morville and its junction with the B4368 where it will turn right and head west. Traffic will continue westbound on the B4368 to its junction with the A49 at Craven Arms, where it will re-join the A49 southbound.

Local southbound traffic already travelling on the A49 will be diverted onto the B4371 at Church Stretton. It will then head east and continue to the junction with the A458 where it will turn right and join the main diversion route as detailed above.

Emergency vehicle access will be maintained for the duration of the works, if you need to enter the works area in an emergency situation please drive carefully through the works area and comply to the site speed limit.

I hope that this information helps, if you need any further clarification please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Andy Wilson

Area 9 Stakeholder Liaison Manager