Road Closures

Information below about planned road closures in or near Potton.


Traffic Control (multi-way signals) on B1042 Station Road, Potton at junction with Shannon Place
Date: 11th May to 1st July 2020
Anglian Water (works ref: AD029H10478919/001)
Laying new main.


Proposed temporary road closure – Everton Road, Tempsford and Everton Hill, Everton
(CBC Reference CBC 8612)
Temporary Road Closure to enable an annual inspection to take place safely.
The restrictions are to be in operation only when the necessary signs are erected on site.  Access may be allowed from time to time according to local signing.
Date: The closure will be in place from 2300hrs on 21st June to 0600hrs of 22nd June 2020
Diversion route: (see map)
Head south-west on Sandy Road towards Warden Hill
Continue onto Everton Road
Continue onto Swaden
Turn right onto Potton Road/B1042
Go through 2 roundabouts
At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Bedford Road/B1042
At Sandy Roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto London Road/A1
Continue to follow A1
Take the exit towards Blunham
Turn right
At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit
At the roundabout, take the 1st exit
Destination will be on the right


Cambridgeshire County Council Resurfacing Works – Diversion Route
Cambridgeshire County Council will be resurfacing part of the B1042 at Lower Road, Tadlow from 0900 hrs to 1830 hrs from 23rd to 26th June inclusive.  Part of the diversion route falls within Central Bedfordshire; see attached map highlighting the diversion route.


Proposed temporary road closure – Potton Road, Sutton
(CBC Reference CBC 8712)
Temporary road closure to enable water main installation to take place in safety (lay new section of main in carriageway).
Length affected: Junction of Carthagena Road to Tear Crescent.
Date: 6th July to 14th August for 24 hours a day
Diversion route: (see map)
Head north on Biggleswade Road/B1040 towards The Ridgeway
Turn left to stay on Biggleswade Road/B1040
Turn left on to Station Road/B1042
Go through 2 roundabouts
At the roundabout, continue straight on to Sandy Road
Continue on to Potton Road/B1042
At the roundabout, take the 1st exit on to Bedford Road/B1042
At Sandy Roundabout, take the 1st exit on to High Road/A1
Continue to follow A1
At the roundabout, take the 1st exit on to Hill Lane/A6001
At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit on to Hill Lane/Shortmead Street/A6001
Go through 1 roundabout
At the roundabout, take the 1st exit on to High Street/A6001
Go through 1 roundabout
Turn left on to The Baulk
Turn left on to Drove Road/B1040
Continue to follow B1040
Turn left on to Potton Road/B1040
Continue to follow B1040
Destination will be on the left


Proposed temporary road closure – Everton Road, Tempsford & Everton Hill, Everton
(CBC Reference CBC 8687)
Temporary road closure to enable road rail vehicle safe access/egress the track at Everton Level Crossing.
Length affected: 20m either side of level crossing.
Date: the closure will be in place from 22:30hrs on 18th July to 09:00hrs on 19th July
Diversion route: (see map)
Head south-west on Sandy Road towards Warden Hill
Continue on to Everton Road
Continue on to Swaden
Turn right on to Potton Road/B1042
Go through 2 roundabouts
At the roundabout, take 1st exit on to Bedford Road/B1042
At Sandy Roundabout, take the 3rd exit on to London Road/A1
Continue to follow A1
Take the exit towards Blunham
Turn right
At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit
At the roundabout, take the 1st exit