Road Closures

Information below about planned road closures in or near Potton.


Temporary closure – Potton Footpath No 4
Central Bedfordshire has advised that the Order for the above footpath closure has been continued in force by the Secretary of State for Transport until 11 March 2022.
Click here for more information.  See map.


Proposed temporary road closure – Wrestlingworth Road, Potton/ Potton Road, Wrestlingworth
(CBC Reference CBC 8803)
Temporary road closure at the above location to enable carriageway retexturing to go ahead in safety.
Length affected: From The Baulk to Mill End, Wrestlingworth.
Date: Road markings (4th December) postponed due to bad weather.  New date to be advised.
Diversion route (see map):
Head east on Potton Road/B1042 towards High Street
Continue to follow B1042
Turn right onto Eyeworth Road
Continue onto High Street
Continue onto Cambridge Road
Continue onto High Street
High Street turns slightly right and becomes Biggleswade Road
Go through 1 roundabout
Continue onto Dunton Lane
At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Saxon Drive
Go through 1 roundabout
At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Baden Powell Way
At the roundabout, continue straight to stay on Baden Powell Way
At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on Baden Powell Way
Turn right onto Potton Road/B1040
Turn left to stay on Potton Road/B1040
Continue straight onto Biggleswade Road/B1040
Turn right onto Blackbird Street/B1040
Continue to follow B1040
Turn right onto Royston Street/B1042
Continue to follow B1042
Destination will be on the left


Proposed temporary road closure – Northfield Road, Eyeworth
(CBC Reference CBC 8876)
Temporary road closure at the above location to enable the Carriageway Pre Patching to take place in safety.
Length affected: full length.
Date: This road closure will be from 8th to 10th March 2021 between 07.30 and 18.00.
Diversion route (see map):
Head south-east on Northfield Road towards Adsdvamed Road
Turn right onto Common Lane
Turn left onto Love Lane
Turn right onto Hinxworth Road
Continue onto Ashwell Road
Continue onto High Street
Turn right
At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Biggleswade Road
Continue onto High Street
Continue onto Cambridge Road
Turn right


Proposed temporary road closure – Bull Street, Potton
(CBC Reference CBC 9064)
Temporary road closure at the above location to enable the level of the footway to be reduced in safety.
Length affected: outside no. 11
Date: From 9th to 11th March 2021 from 08.00 to 16.00.
Diversion route (see map):
Head east on Bull Street towards Burdett’s Court
Turn right onto Sun Street/B1040
Continue to follow B1040
Turn right onto Chapel Street
Turn right onto Bull Street


Proposed temporary road closure – Everton Road, Potton
(CBC Reference CBC 9077)
Temporary road closure at the above location to a enable footway patching to take place in safety.
Length affected: outside nos. 136-138
Date: This road closure will be in place from 09.00-15.30 from 15th to 16th March.
Diversion route (see map):
Head north on Everton Road towards Myers Road
Slight right onto Myers Road
Sharp right onto Everton Road
Turn right to stay on Everton Road


Proposed temporary road closure – High Street, Sutton
(CBC Reference CBC 9079)
Temporary road closure at the above location to a enable footway patching to take place in safety.
Length affected: outside nos. 25-29
Date: This road closure will be in place from 09.00 to 15.30 from 17th to 18th March.
Diversion route (see map):
Head east on High Street towards Sutton Road
Turn left onto Sutton Road
Turn left onto Bury Hill/B1042
Continue to follow B1042
Turn left onto Sun Street/B1040
Continue to follow B1040
Turn left onto Biggleswade Road/B1040
Go through 1 roundabout
Turn left onto Church Road
Parts of this road may be closed at certain times or on certain days
Continue onto High Street
Destination will be on the left


Proposed temporary road closure – Bull Street, Potton
(CBC Reference CBC 9138)
Temporary road closure at the above location to enable Footway Ducting to take place safely.
Length affected: Full length.
Date: The closure will be in place for 24hrs a day from 19th to 21st April.
Diversion route: (see map)
Head south-west on Market Square/B1040 towards Royston Street/B1042
Continue to follow B1040
Turn right onto Chapel Street


Proposed temporary road closure – Sutton Road, Potton/Sutton/Sandy
(CBC Reference CBC 9249)
Temporary road closure at the above location to carry out condition assessments for future maintenance works.
Length affected: See map (1-4 Stages)
Date: The closure will take place from 19th to 20th April 2021 for 24hrs a day.
Diversion Route: (see map1) (see map 2-4)