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Notice of Temporary Road Closure

NORFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL proposes to make a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (NTRO7666) affecting The Street from 20m south of its junction with Barsham Road for 30m southwards in the PARISH OF GREAT SNORING to facilitate works for a new water connection.

The road will be temporarily closed (except for access) from 4th to 6th March 2024 for the duration of the works expected to be about 3 days within the period.

Alternative route is via: The Street, Walsingham Road, Snoring Road, Thursford Road, North Lane, Hindringham Road, A148 Fakenham Road/ Holt Road, Great Snoring Road, Norwich Road (Little Snoring, Kettlestone, Great Snoring, Hindringham, Thursford, Walsingham).

If necessary, the restriction could run for a maximum period of 18 months from the date of the Order.

Penalty: £1000 maximum fine on conviction and/or endorsement for contravention.

In the event of the start date being delayed the new start date will be displayed on site in advance.

The team dealing with enquiries at Norfolk County Council is North Area Streetworks (Community and Environmental Services Department) contactable by telephone at 0344 800 8020 or email at streetworks@norfolk.gov.uk. Details are also available at https://one.network.

Dated this 23rd day of February 2024.

Katrina Hulatt, Director of Legal Services (nplaw), County Hall, Martineau Lane, Norwich, NR1 2DH

Notice of Temporary Road Closure

NORFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL proposes to make a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (NTRO7545) affecting the 1) Fakenham Road from 50m south its junction with Blind Dicks Lane for 180m south eastwards; and 2) Barsham Road from its junction with Fakenham Road for a further 9m south westwards; in the PARISH OF WASLINGHAM to facilitate wall repair and surfacing works.

The roads 1) and 2) will be temporarily closed (except for access) from 19th to 23rd February 2024 for the duration of the works expected to be about 5 days within the period.

Alternative routes are via: Fakenham Road Closure – Fakenham Road, High Street, Common Place, Holt Road, Snoring Road, Walsingham Road, The Street, Barsham Road, Water Lane, Ford Road. Barsham Road Closure – Walsingham Road, Barsham Road, West Barsham Road, Walsingham Road, Fakenham Road.

If necessary, the restriction could run for a maximum period of 18 months from the date of the Order.

Penalty: £1000 maximum fine on conviction and/or endorsement for contravention.

In the event of the start date being delayed the new start date will be displayed on site in advance.

The team dealing with enquiries at Norfolk County Council is North Area Streetworks (Community and Environmental Services Department) contactable by telephone at 0344 800 8020 or email at streetworks@norfolk.gov.uk. Details are also available at https://one.network.

Dated this 9th day of February 2024.

Katrina Hulatt, Director of Legal Services (nplaw), County Hall, Martineau Lane, Norwich, NR1 2DH

 

Speed Awareness Messaging Unit

The SAM2 unit was at the Friary Fakenham Road during December 2023 and January 2024 monitoring traffic speed and the volume of vehicles coming into the village.

From 16 December 2023 to 23 January 2024

  • 10,574 vehicles were recorded coming into the village with an average of 714 per day.
  • The peak times of travel were 8 am to 9 am (average of 33 vehicles); and 5 pm and 6 pm (average of 42 vehicles)
  • The maximum speed was 55 mph at 7:55 am on 17 December, (although the average speed was just over 31 mph).
  • The majority of vehicles were travelling just above the speed limit which is 30 mph. The 85th percentile speed (i.e. of 8,988 vehicles) was 31.9 mph; and the average speed was 22.1 mph.

Newsletter for January / February 2024

Happy New Year. Please use the following link to view the Walsingham newsletter: Newsletter 14 issue January 2024

Walsingham Parish Council Meeting 10 January 2024

Members of the public are cordially invited to attend the meeting of Walsingham Parish Council on Wednesday 10 January 2024 at 7:30 pm in the Parish Hall, High Street. Please use the following link to view the agenda: WPC 2024 AGENDA 10 JAN

Notice of Temporary Road Closure

NORFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL proposes to make a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (NTRO7382) affecting Fakenham Road from 180m south of its junction with Snoring Road for 60m south westwards in the PARISH OF HOUGHTON ST GILES to facilitate BT overhead network works.

The road will be temporarily closed (except for access) between 09:30 and 15:30 on 21st December 2023 for the duration of the works expected to be about 6 hours within the period.

Alternative route is via: Fakenham Road, Walsingham Road, B1105 Wells Road, A149 Burnt Street, Church Street, Warham Road, The Street, Knight Street, Common Place, High Street, Ford Road (Holkham, Warham, Wells-Next-the-Sea, Wighton, Barsham, Walsingham).

If necessary, the restriction could run for a maximum period of 18 months from the date of the Order.

Penalty: £1000 maximum fine on conviction and/or endorsement for contravention.

In the event of the start date being delayed the new start date will be displayed on site in advance.

The team dealing with enquiries at Norfolk County Council is North Area Streetworks (Community and Environmental Services Department) contactable by telephone at 0344 800 8020 or email at streetworks@norfolk.gov.uk. Details are also available at https://one.network.

Dated this 8th day of December 2023.

Katrina Hulatt, Director of Legal Services (nplaw), County Hall, Martineau Lane, Norwich, NR1 2DH

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