Road closure Station Road, Digswell 4 November

HERTFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL – THE HERTFORDSHIRE (TEMPORARY CLOSING OF STATION ROAD, DIGSWELL) ORDER NO.2 2019

NOTICE is given that Hertfordshire County Council intends to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to prohibit all vehicular traffic from using that length of Station Road, Digswell from a point 52 metres south east of its junction with Cubitts Close south eastwards for a distance of approximately 57 metres (“the Road”).

An alternative route will be via Station Road, Hertford Road, Harmer Green Lane and Station Road.

The Order is needed because bridge maintenance works are proposed to be executed on or near the Road.

If the Order is made, it shall come into force on 4 November 2019 for a period of up to 18 months. However, the restrictions specified shall only take effect at the times indicated by signs on or near the Road.

A copy of the proposed Order may be inspected free of charge at County Hall, Hertford between the hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm (excluding weekends, bank and public holidays).

If you have any queries about the proposed Order, please contact Katie Murphy tel. 01792 775750 at Amberon Traffic Management or Andrew Sweeney tel. 0300 123 4047 at Hertfordshire County Council.

Water level in the Mimram

As you may be aware, the water level in the Mimram is extremely low at the moment. The Environment Agency has received many calls from concerned residents and will be publishing a statement which we will add to this website as soon as we have it.

In the meantime click here to view the Environment Agency’s report on the current situation and what they are doing in response.

If you have any concerns about fish or wildlife in distress please call the Environment Agency incident hotline 0800 80 70 60

In addition, this number can be used to report the following:

  • damage or danger to the natural environment
  • pollution to water or land
  • poaching or illegal fishing
  • dead fish or fish gasping for air
  • main rivers blocked by a vehicle or fallen tree causing flood risk
  • flooding from any river, steam, canal, natural spring or sea
  • incidents at Environment Agency regulated waste sites
  • illegal removals from water courses
  • unusual changes in river flow
  • collapsed or badly damaged river or canal banks

Temporary road closure School Lane, Welwyn from 23 August

Hertfordshire County Council intends to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to prohibit all vehicular traffic from using the following lengths of roads (“the Roads”), except for access:-

  1. that length of School Lane, Welwyn from its junction with Hawbush Rise north eastwards for a distance of approximately 124 metres.

An alternative route will be via School Lane, Ayot St Peter Road, Ayot Green Lane, Ayot Green, B197 Digswell Hill, London Road, High Street and School Lane.

  1. that length of Whitehill, Ayot St Peter from its junction with School Lane south eastwards and south westwards for a distance of approximately 20 metres.

An alternative route will be via School Lane, High Street, London Road, B197 Digswell Hill, Ayot Green, Ayot Green Lane, Homerswood Lane and Whitehill

or via School Lane, Ayot St Peter Road, Homerswood Lane and Whitehill.

The Order is needed because utility service works are proposed to be executed on or near the Roads.

If the Order is made, it shall come into force on 23 August 2019 for a period of up to 18 months. However, the restrictions specified shall only take effect at the times indicated by signs on or near the Roads.

A copy of the proposed Order may be inspected free of charge at County Hall, Hertford between the hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm (excluding weekends, bank and public holidays).

 

If you have any queries about the proposed Order please contact Eileen O’Riordan tel. 0345 3572407 at Affinity Water or Joanne Robinson tel. 0300 123 4047 at Hertfordshire County Council.

 

Anglia in Bloom

Welwyn village has been entered into the annual Anglia in Bloom completion with judging taking place week commencing 8 July.

 

If you live or work in the High Street or Church Street please get out your gardening gloves this week and make our village centre blooming marvellous!!

Temporary Road Closure Robbery Bottom Lane, Oaklands

NOTICE is given that the Hertfordshire County Council intends to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to prohibit all vehicular traffic from using that length of Robbery Bottom Lane, Oaklands from its junction with Broom Hill westwards for a distance of approximately 138 metres (“the Road”), except for access.

An alternative route will be via Robbery Bottom Lane, White Horse Lane, Mardleybury Road, B197 Mardley Hill, Lower Mardley Hill and Robbery Bottom Lane.

The Order is needed because water leak repair works are proposed to be executed on or near the Road. If the Order is made, it shall come into force on 29 July 2019 for a period of up to 18 months. However, the restrictions specified shall only take effect at the times indicated by signs on or near the Road. A copy of the proposed Order may be inspected free of charge at County Hall, Hertford between the hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm (excluding weekends, bank and public holidays). If you have any queries about the proposed Order, please contact Eileen O’Riordan tel. 07834162635 at Affinity Water or Joanne Robinson tel. 0300 123 4047 at Hertfordshire County Council.

Temporary Road Closure High Street, Welwyn

NOTICE is given that the Hertfordshire County Council intends to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to prohibit all vehicular traffic from using the following lengths of roads (“the Roads”), except for access and to prohibit all vehicles from waiting at any time on both sides of these lengths of Roads whilst works are in progress:-

Length of High Street, Welwyn from its junction with Codicote Road south westwards and south eastwards to its junction with Prospect Place, a distance of approximately 217 metres. An alternative route will be via Church Street, B656 Church Street, A1000 Welwyn Bypass Road, B197 Welwyn Bypass Road and London Road.

This will be in addition to that length of Codicote Road, Ayot St Peter/Wheathampstead from its junction with St Albans Road south westwards to its junction with B653 Codicote Road, a distance of approximately 4117 metres. An alternative route will be via B653 Codicote Road, B651 (Lamer Lane/Ballslough Hill), Kimpton Road East, Kimpton Road, Heath Lane, B656 High Street and St Albans Road.

The Order is needed because works are proposed to be executed on or near the Roads. If the Order is made, it shall come into force on 29 July 2019 for a period of up to 18 months. However, the restrictions specified shall only take effect at the times indicated by signs on or near the Roads.  A copy of the proposed Order may be inspected free of charge at County Hall, Hertford between the hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm (excluding weekends, bank and public holidays). If you have any queries about the proposed Order please contact Adrian Redrup tel. 0300 123 4047 at Hertfordshire County Council.

 

 

Temporary Road Closure Broomfield Road Welwyn

The Hertfordshire (Temporary Closing and Temporary Waiting Restrictions in Various Roads in Brookmans Park, Hatfield and Welwyn) Order 2019

 NOTICE is given that the Hertfordshire County Council intends to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to prohibit all traffic from using the following lengths of roads (“the Roads”), except for access and to prohibit all vehicles from waiting at any time on both sides of these lengths of Roads whilst works are in progress:-

Length of Broomfield Road, Welwyn from its northernmost junction with London Road north eastwards, south eastwards, south westwards and north westwards to its southernmost junction with London Road, a distance of approximately 425 metres. An alternative route will be via London Road.

The Order is needed because works are proposed to be executed on or near the Roads. If the Order is made, it shall come into force on 22 July 2019 for a period of up to 18 months. However, the restrictions specified shall only take effect at the times indicated by signs on or near the Roads.

A copy of the proposed Order may be inspected free of charge at County Hall, Hertford between the hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm (excluding weekends, bank and public holidays).

If you have any queries about the proposed Order please contact Jordan Gadd tel. 0300 123 4047 at Hertfordshire County Council.

 

Temporary Road Closure London Road

The Hertfordshire (Temporary Closing and Temporary Waiting Restrictions in Various Roads in Welwyn and Hatfield) Order 2019

 NOTICE is given that the Hertfordshire County Council intends to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to prohibit all traffic from using the following lengths of roads (“the Roads”), except for access and to prohibit all vehicles from waiting at any time on both sides of these lengths of Roads whilst works are in progress:-

  1. that length of Becket Gardens, Welwyn from its junction with London Road north eastwards, south eastwards, south westwards and clockwise for its entire length.

There is no alternative route available for vehicles when the works are being carried out. However vehicular access to properties in this road will be maintained whenever possible throughout the duration of the works.

The Order is needed because works are proposed to be executed on or near the Roads.

If the Order is made, it shall come into force on 1 July 2019 for a period of up to 18 months. However, the restrictions specified shall only take effect at the times indicated by signs on or near the Roads.

A copy of the proposed Order may be inspected free of charge at County Hall, Hertford between the hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm (excluding weekends, bank and public holidays).

If you have any queries about the proposed Order please contact Laura Hart tel. 0300 123 4047 at Hertfordshire County Council.

Temporary Road Closure B656 Codicote Road, Oakhill,s Welwyn

The Hertfordshire (Temporary Closing and Temporary Waiting Restrictions in B656 Codicote Road, Oakhills/Welwyn) order 2019

 

NOTICE is given that the Hertfordshire County Council intends to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to prohibit all traffic from using that length of B656 Codicote Road, Oakhills/Welwyn from its junction with Rabley Heath Road south eastwards to its junction with the B656 Link Road/Fulling Mill Lane roundabout (“the Road”), a distance of approximately 1811 metres.

 

An alternative route will be via B656 (High Street/Hitchin Road/London Road), A602 (Stevenage Road/Wymondley Bypass/Hitchin Road), A1072 Gunnels Wood Road, A602 Broadhall Way, B197 (Monkswood Way/London Road/Stevenage Road/London Road/ Mardley Hill/Great North Road) and B656 (Church Street/Link Road).

 

ADDITIONALLY all vehicles are prohibited from waiting at any time on both sides of this length of the Road whilst works are in progress.

 

The Order is needed because works are proposed to be executed on or near the Road.

 

If the Order is made, it shall come into force on 1 July 2019 for a period of up to 18 months. However, the restrictions specified shall only take effect at the times indicated by signs on or near the Road.

 

A copy of the proposed Order may be inspected free of charge at County Hall, Hertford between the hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm (excluding weekends, bank and public holidays).

 

If you have any queries about the proposed Order, please contact Derek Jerrard tel. 0300 123 4047 at Ringway.

Bridge maintenance work on The Avenue overbridge 3rd June

A1(M) The Avenue overbridge, Welwyn: bridge survey works

Kier will be carrying out bridge maintenance works at the above location, on behalf of Highways England over three nights, from Monday 3 June, with working hours of 8pm to 6am, weather permitting. A full closure of The Avenue (directly under the A1(M) overbridge) will be in place on Wednesday 5 June. Access to properties will not be affected during these works. Please be aware that on the first two nights of this work, there will be some noise disturbance while we carry out geotechnical investigations. Please note that details of this works are correct at the time of publishing and may be subject to change.

 

Diversion route

A clearly signed diversion route will be in place diverting traffic via Great North Road, Canonsfield Road, Pottersheath Road to join Danesbury Park Road, in both directions.

Any enquiries please contact the Highways England Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000, or by e-mail to info@highwaysengland.co.uk

Temporary Road Closure – Robbery Bottom Lane, Oaklands

Hertfordshire County Council (Temporary Closing of Robbery Bottom Lane, Oaklands) order 2019

 NOTICE is given that the Hertfordshire County Council intends to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to prohibit all traffic from using that length of Robbery Bottom Lane, Oaklands from its junction with Broom Hill westwards to its junction with Copse Hill (“the Road”), a distance of approximately 190 metres, except for access.

An alternative route will be via Robbery Bottom Lane, White Horse Lane, Mardleybury Road, B197 Mardley Hill, Lower Mardley Hill and Robbery Bottom Lane.

The Order is needed because utility service works are proposed to be executed on or near the Road.

If the Order is made, it shall come into force on 17 June 2019 for a period of up to 18 months. However, the restrictions specified shall only take effect at the times indicated by signs on or near the Road.

A copy of the proposed Order may be inspected free of charge at County Hall, Hertford between the hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm (excluding weekends, bank and public holidays).

If you have any queries about the proposed Order, please contact Connie Noble tel. 0208 5945896 at Taylor/Webb Ltd or Joanne Robinson tel. 0300 123 4047 at Hertfordshire County Council.

 

Temporary Road Closure – School Lane

The Hertfordshire (Temporary Closing of School Lane, Welwyn and Ayot St Peter Road, Ayot St Peter) Order 2019

 NOTICE is given that the Hertfordshire County Council intends to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to prohibit all traffic from using the following lengths of roads (“the Roads”), except for access:-

  1. that length of School Lane, Welwyn from its junction with Ayot St Peter Road north eastwards to its junction with Whitehill, a distance of approximately 1355 metres.

An alternative route will be via Ayot St Peter Road, Homerswood Lane and Whitehill.

  1. that length of Ayot St Peter Road, Ayot St Peter from its junction with Homerswood Lane north westwards, south westwards and north westwards to its junction with Codicote Road, a distance of approximately 2310 metres.

An alternative route will be via Ayot Green Lane, Ayot Little Green Lane, Waterend Road, B653 (Marford Road/Cory Wright Way) and Codicote Road.

The Order is needed because utility connection works are proposed to be executed on or near the Roads.

If the Order is made, it shall come into force on 28 May 2019 for a period of up to 18 months. However, the restrictions specified shall only take effect at the times indicated by signs on or near the Roads.

A copy of the proposed Order may be inspected free of charge at County Hall, Hertford between the hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm (excluding weekends, bank and public holidays).

If you have any queries about the proposed Order please contact Sophie Watson tel. 03700 500792 at A Plant Lux Traffic Control and Management or Karen Turney tel. 0300 123 4047 at Hertfordshire County Council.

Temporary Road Closure – various roads in Welwyn 23 June

HERTFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL

 The Hertfordshire (Temporary Closing of Various Roads in Welwyn, Ayot Green, Ayot St Peter, Oakhills and Codicote during the ‘Welwyn 10K – Running Race’) Order 2019

NOTICE is given that the Hertfordshire County Council intends to make an Order under Section 16(A) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to prohibit all traffic from using the following lengths of roads, except for pedestrian access:-

  • that length of Codicote Road, Welwyn from its junction with the B656 Link Road/Fulling Mill Lane roundabout southwards to its junction with High Street, a distance of approximately 170
  • that length of High Street, Welwyn from its junction with Codicote Road southwards to its junction with School Lane, a distance of approximately 160
  • that length of School Lane, Welwyn from its junction with High Street south westwards to its junction with Whitehill, a distance of approximately 400
  • that length of Whitehill, Welwyn from its junction with School Lane south westwards and southwards to its junction with Homerswood Lane, a distance of approximately 1302
  • that length of Homerswood Lane, Welwyn from its junction with Whitehill south westwards and westwards to its junction with Ayot Green Lane, a distance of approximately 293
  • that length of Ayot Green Lane, Ayot Green/Ayot St Peter Road, Ayot St Peter from its junction with Ayot Little Green Lane northwards, north westwards, south westwards and north westwards to its junction with Codicote Road, a distance of approximately 2410
  • that length of Codicote Road, Ayot St Peter from its junction with Hill Farm Lane north eastwards to its junction with Kimpton Road, a distance of approximately 1426
  • that length of Kimpton Road, Welwyn/Oakhills from its junction with Codicote Road south eastwards, eastwards, south eastwards and eastwards to its junction with Fulling Mill Lane, a distance of approximately 1860 metres.
  • that length of Fulling Mill Lane, Codicote/Welwyn from its junction with B656 Codicote Road south westwards and south eastwards to its junction with the B656 Codicote Road/B656 Link Road roundabout, a distance of approximately 985 metres.
  • that length of B656 Codicote Road, Welwyn/Oakhills from its northernmost junction with Fulling Mill Lane south eastwards to its junction with the Codicote Road/B656 Link Road roundabout, a distance of approximately 856 metres.

An alternative route will be via Ayot Little Green Lane, Water End Lane, Marford Road, Cory Wright Way, Codicote Road, Hill Farm Lane, Lord Mead Lane, Kimpton Road, St Albans Road, Cowards Lane and B656 Codicote Road

The sections of roads will be closed between the hours of 10.55am and 12.30pm on Sunday 23 June 2019, when signs are in place.

 

New projector facilities at the Civic Centre

The Main Hall at the Civic Centre has recently been updated with the installation of an AV (audio-visual) system that will allow high quality films and presentations to be shown on a large screen using a high-resolution laser projector. A hearing loop is available whenever the AV system is switched on.

The Small Hall has been updated with a projector and screen suitable for training and meeting events and has a hearing loop is available whenever the AV system is switched on.

To find our more about these facilities or to book any of our venues please contact Susan on 01438 716706 or email bookings@welwynpc.org.uk.

Temporary Road Closure – Codicote Road

NOTICE is given that the Hertfordshire County Council intends to make an Order under Section 16(A) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to prohibit all traffic from using that length of Codicote Road, Welwyn from its junction with Church Street north westwards to its junction with the B656 Link Road/Fulling Mill Lane roundabout, a distance of approximately 170 metres, except for pedestrian access.

An alternative route will be via Church Street and B656 Link Road.

The section of road will be closed between the hours of 7.00am and 1.00pm on Saturday 15 June 2019, when signs are in place.

The purpose of the Order is to ensure public safety and prevent accidents for the duration of the ‘Charity Street Market’.

A copy of the proposed Order may be inspected free of charge at County Hall, Hertford between the hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm (excluding weekends, bank and public holidays).

If you have any queries about the temporary road closure please contact Caroline Williams tel. 01438 715362 at Welwyn Festival Group or Andrew Roberts tel. 0300 123 4047 at Hertfordshire County Council.

Temporary Road Closure – Spinney Lane, Oaklands.

NOTICE is given that the Hertfordshire County Council intends to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to prohibit all traffic from using that length of Spinney Lane, Oaklands from its junction with Wych Elm Lane westwards and south westwards to its junction with Darby Drive (“the Road”), a distance of approximately 412 metres, except for access.

An alternative route will be via Wych Elm Lane, Gipsy Lane, Stockens Green, Gun Road, B197 (London Road/Mardley Hill), Canonsfield Road, Pottersheath Road and Spinney Lane.

The Order is needed because utility service works are proposed to be executed on or near the Road.

If the Order is made, it shall come into force on 29 April 2019 for a period of up to 18 months. However, the restrictions specified shall only take effect at the times indicated by signs on or near the Road.

A copy of the proposed Order may be inspected free of charge at County Hall, Hertford between the hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm (excluding weekends, bank and public holidays).

If you have any queries about the proposed Order, please contact Adam Rowe tel. 0800 526015 at Bethmar Ltd or Karen Turney tel. 0300 123 4047 at Hertfordshire County Council.

Temporary Road Closure – Hawbush Close, Welwyn.

NOTICE is given that the Hertfordshire County Council intends to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to prohibit all traffic from using the following lengths of roads (“the Roads”) and to prohibit all vehicles from waiting at any time on both sides of these lengths of Roads whilst works are in progress:- that length of Hawbush Close, Welwyn from its junction with Hawbush Rise north eastwards for its entire length.

There is no alternative route available for vehicles when the works are being carried out. However vehicular access to properties in this road will be maintained whenever possible throughout the duration of the works.

The Order is needed because works are proposed to be executed on or near the Roads.

If the Order is made, it shall come into force on 8 May 2019 for a period of up to 18 months. However, the restrictions specified shall only take effect at the times indicated by signs on or near the Roads.

A copy of the proposed Order may be inspected free of charge at County Hall, Hertford between the hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm (excluding weekends, bank and public holidays).

If you have any queries about the proposed Order please contact Oliver Sullivan tel. 0300 123 4047 at Ringway.

Road Closure – High Street, Welwyn

NOTICE is given that the Hertfordshire County Council intends to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to prohibit all traffic from using that length of High Street, Welwyn from its junction with School Lane south eastwards to its junction with Prospect Place (“the Road”), a distance of approximately 50 metres, except for access.

An alternative route will be via High Street, Church Street, B656 Church Street, A1000 (Welwyn Bypass Road/Hertford Road), Hertford Road and Prospect Place.

The Order is needed because water main connection works are proposed to be executed on or near the Road.

If the Order is made, it shall come into force on 14 April 2019 for a period of up to 18 months. However, the restrictions specified shall only take effect at the times indicated by signs on or near the Road.

A copy of the proposed Order may be inspected free of charge at County Hall, Hertford between the hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm (excluding weekends, bank and public holidays).

If you have any queries about the proposed Order, please contact Sonya Masters tel. 0330 053 7225 at Herts Traffic Management Ltd or Karen Turney tel. 0300 123 4047 at Hertfordshire County Council.

Urgent resurfacing works on the A1M junction 6 Welwyn

Kier will be undertaking urgent resurfacing works on the A1(M) northbound between junctions 6, Welwyn and 7, Stevenage , on behalf of Highways England. Previous surveys have identified the need for maintenance works at this location, for road safety reasons.

This work will take place over three nights, from Monday 18 March, weeknights only, with working hours of 9pm to 5am, weather permitting.

A clearly signed diversion route will be in place diverting northbound traffic via A1(M) junction 6 northbound exit slip, Welwyn Bypass Road, following the B197 through Oaklands and Knebworth, onto Monkswood Way and A602 before re-joining the A1(M) northbound at junction 7, Stevenage.