Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Advanced Notice - Civil War Re-enactment Weekend

Bradford on Avon Civil War Re-enactment Weekend
Saturday 30th July and Sunday 31st July 2016

Please be advised that Bradford on Avon Town Council are organising a Civil War Re-enactment weekend with the English Civil War Society on Saturday 30th July and Sunday 31st July 2016.

The event will take place between 10:00am and 5:00pm on both days and include a 15 minute road closure on the Town Bridge at 11:40am until 11:55am also on both days.  Short stop and go managed road crossings are scheduled as shown below to see troops safely across the roads:

2:30pm and 4:30pm   Trowbridge Road/Moulton Drive
2:35pm                         Frome Road by The Lock Inn
2:45pm and 4:15pm Baileys Barn/Moulton Drive

The timetable of events for both days is as follows:

10:00am to 5:00pm Living History Site Open in Barton Farm/Tithe Barn
10:30am to 11:30am Drill/Rehearsal on Poulton Playing Fields
11:40am to 11:55am Skirmish on Town Bridge
12:30pm to 1pm         Artillery Display at Victory Field
1:00pm                         Lunch for soldiers in Living History Site
2:00pm to 2:30pm         Infantry Display at Victory Field
3:15pm to 4pm         Battle at Poulton Playing Fields

The elements generating the most noise during this event are the drill/rehearsal and the main battle, which both contain cannon and musket fire.  The drill/rehearsal will be limited to an hour each morning (10:30am to 11:30am) and the main battle will be from 3:00pm to 4.00pm each day. There will be no loud noises after 4:10pm and the event will finish and close to the public at 6:30pm each day.

The English Civil War Society will be using the Beehive Field on Trowbridge Road as their campsite from Wednesday 27th July until Monday 1st August.

The Town Council would like to apologise in advance for any inconvenience, and will do our very best to keep the noise to a respectable level and ensure that any disruption is kept to a minimum.

If you do have any concerns during the weekend please call myself or a member of the Event Staff on 07712 206614.  Please be aware that this mobile number is a temporary number only available from Friday 29th July til Monday 1st August.  If you have any enquiries before or after the weekend please direct them to the Town Council offices on 01225 864240.

The Town Council are pleased to have been able to work with the English Civil War Society, to stage this free family event for the benefit of the community.  We look forward to welcoming you to this spectacular weekend.

Thank you in advance for your understanding and we apologise again for any disturbances, and assure you that this will not be a regular occurrence.

King regards

Emma Sylvester
Deputy Town Clerk

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Temporary Closure and Suspension of One-Way Restriction: Kingston Road and Mill Lane, Bradford on Avon

Wiltshire Council
Section 14(1) and 14(7) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984
Temporary Closure and Suspension of One-Way Restriction: Kingston Road and Mill
Lane, Bradford on Avon (Ref: TTRO 4358)
Notice is hereby given that the Wiltshire Council has made an Order to close temporarily to
all traffic:
Kingston Road (Part), Bradford on Avon; from its junction with Mill Lane in a north-westerly
direction for a distance of approximately 25m.
And to temporarily suspend the One-Way Order on:
Mill Lane, Bradford on Avon; from its junction with B3107 Woolley Street to its junction with
Kingston Road.
To enable:
Bradford on Avon Preservation Trust to install historical industrial equipment as a feature of
local interest.
Alternative route: via Mill Lane – B3107 Woolley Street / Silver Street and vice versa.
The temporary closure and diversion will be clearly indicated by traffic signs.
The Order will come into operation on 25 July 2016 and it is anticipated that the restrictions
will be required for three days. The Order will have a maximum duration of 18 months.
For further information regarding these works please contact Mr. D. Moss (Bradford on Avon
Preservation Trust) on 01225 863946.
Sustainable Transport Group, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge BA14 8JN
22 July 2016

Friday, 10 June 2016

Temporary Closure of: Longs Yard, Bradford on Avon (Ref: TTRO 4352)

Wiltshire Council

Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Temporary Closure of: Longs Yard, Bradford on Avon (Ref: TTRO 4352)

Notice is hereby given that the Wiltshire Council has made an Order to close temporarily to all traffic:

Longs Yard, Bradford on Avon; from its junction with A363 Trowbridge Road for the complete length.

To enable: Wessex Water to repair company pipe leak.

No alternative route is available however access will be maintained for residents. The closure will be clearly indicated by traffic signs.

The Order will come into force on 18 July 2016 and it is anticipated to be required for up to 3 days. The Order will have a maximum duration of 18 months.

For further information regarding these works please contact Simon Phillips of Wessex Water on 0345 600 4 600.

Sustainable Transport Group, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge BA14 8JN


14 July 2016  

Monday, 6 June 2016

Temporary Closure of: Ashley Road (Part), Ashley Green (Part) and Hartley (Part), Winsley and Bradford on Avon (02/07/2016 - 03/07/2016)

Wiltshire Council
Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984
Temporary Closure of: Ashley Road (Part), Ashley Green (Part) and Hartley (Part),
Winsley and Bradford on Avon (Ref: TTRO 4339)
Notice is hereby given that the Wiltshire Council has made an Order to close temporarily to
all traffic:
a) Ashley Road (Part), Bradford on Avon; from its junction with The Old Batch to its
junction with Ashley Green.
b) Ashley Green (Part), Winsley; from its junction with Ashley Road to its junction with
Haugh / Hartley.
c) Hartley (Part), Winsley; from its junction with Ashley Green to its junction with B3108
Winsley Bypass.
To enable: Wiltshire Council to carry out kerbing, carriageway resurfacing / patching work,
road marking and adjustment of ironworks.
Alternative route: via Ashley Road (unaffected length) – A363 Bath Road – B3108 Winsley
Road / Winsley Bypass and vice versa.
The closure and diversion route will be clearly indicated by traffic signs.
The Order which previously came into operation on 24 March 2016 will now recommence on
2 July 2016 and it is anticipated that the closure will be required until 3 July 2016. It is
anticipated that the works will take the stated duration to complete depending upon weather
conditions. Access will be maintained for residents and businesses, although delays are
likely due to the nature of the works. The Order will have a maximum duration of 18 months.
For further information please contact Eurovia on 01249 468582 (office hours) or
07900715776 (outside of office hours / duty manager).
Sustainable Transport Group, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge BA14 8JN

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