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 – Baker Avenue, Potton
(CBC Reference CBC 9410)
Temporary road closure at the above location to enable the carriageway resurfacing to take place safely.
Length affected: whole length.
Date: The closure will take place at some point between the 16th September and the 16th December 2021, between the hours of 08.00 and 18.00.  Dates will be circulated closer to the time. 
Diversion Route: (see map)
Baker Avenue is a cul-de-sac.


Proposed temporary road closure – Church Causeway, Hatley Road and Gamlingay Road, Potton
(CBC Reference CBC 9412)
Temporary road closure at above locations to enable the carriageway resurfacing to take place safely.
Length affected:
Church Causeway: junction with Hatley Road
Hatley Road: from Junction with Gamlingay Road to after junction with Church Causeway.
Gamlingay Road: from outside number 30 to mid-way between junction with Hatley Road and Judith Gardens.
Date: The closure will take place at some point between the 16th September and the 16th December 2021, between the hours of 09.00 and 15.30.  Dates will be circulated closer to the time.
Diversion Route: (see map)
Please see diversion signs on site.


Proposed temporary road closure – Chapman Close, Potton
(CBC Reference CBC 9424)
Temporary road closure at the above location to enable the carriageway resurfacing to take place safely.
Length affected: whole length.
Date: The closure will take place at some point between the 16th September and the 16th December 2021, between the hours of 08.00 and 18.00.  Dates will be circulated closer to the time. 
Diversion Route: (see map)
Chapman Close is a cul-de-sac.


Proposed temporary road closure – Sandy Road, Potton
(CBC Reference CBC 9531)
Temporary road closure at the above location to enable safe access to Overhead Network to take place in safety.
Length affected: From Jct with Deepdale to outside no. 3
Date: The closure will take place from 1st November to 12th November for 24 hours a day.
Diversion Route: (see map)
Head east on Sandy Road/B1042 towards Ibbet Lane
Go through 2 roundabouts
At the roundabout, continue straight onto Station Road/B1042
Turn right onto Biggleswade Road/B1040
At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Baden Powell Way, exit onto Saxon Drive, exit onto London Road/A6001
At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on London Road/A6001, exit onto A1
At Biggleswade North Roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on A1,
At Sandy Roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Bedford Road/B1042
At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Downing Court/B1042


Proposed temporary road closure – Biggleswade Road, Potton
(CBC Reference CBC 9357)
Temporary road closure at the above location to enable the construction of a new bell mouth, installation of new gullies, speed table and the resurfacing works to take place in safety.
Length affected: From roundabout junction with HUTCHINSON RISE to the junction of STATION ROAD.
Date: The closure will take place from 22nd November 2021 until 3rd December 2021 and will be in place for 24 hours a day.
Diversion Route:
Head south-west on Biggleswade Road/B1040 towards Church Road
Continue to follow B1040,
Athe roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Baden Powell Way.
Continue onto Saxon Drive, Biggleswade Road onto Dunton Lane.
Continue to Sutton Lane, then 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 and vice versa.