Road Works Update: Ashby, Donisthorpe and Jaguar Land Rover Site Are Affected

By Graham Hill

17th Nov 2020 | Local News


Road works affecting the area around Smisby Road in Ashby over the next month have been confirmed by Leicestershire County Council.

In all, there will four separate weeks of closures in the run-up to Christmas.

The dates and roads are as follows and made known by Ashby de la Zouch Town Council.

  • King George Avenue to Holywell Avenue - from the 23rd November to 30th November
  • Holywell Avenue to Park Drive - from 30th November to 7th December
  • Meredith Road to Rowena Drive – from 7th December to 14th December
  • Rowena Drive to Bluebell Inn – from 14th December to the 18th December

Church Street, Donisthorpe is closed at present until the end of November.

During this closure the one way on New Street, and Narrow Lane, Donisthorpe has been suspended to allow access and exit for residents.

Traffic for Narrow Lane is being controlled by temporary traffic signals.

If required temporary no waiting will be placed on New Street to allow for two-way traffic.

Chapel Street, Donisthorpe will be closed whilst works are undertaken across the junction of Chapel Street – date still to be confirmed.

The works on the A444 last weekend - relating to the gas installation works for Project Mercia - were postponed due to the wet weather conditions.

The closure of the A444 - for the Jaguar Land Rover site at junction 11 of the A42 - is planned for Friday 20th November from 20:00hrs to Monday 23rd November 06:00hrs.


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