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 – Newtown, Potton
(CBC Reference CBC 8959)
Temporary road closure at the above location to facilitate the installation of new foul sewer connection and S278 entrance to take place safely.
Length affected: From junction of Mill Lane, to outside 60 Newton, Potton
Date: The closure will be in place from 28th June to 16th July 2021 and will be in place 24 hours a day.
Diversion Route (see map):


Proposed temporary road closure – High Street, Sutton
(CBC Reference CBC 9346)
Temporary road closure at the above location to enable a new connection to take place safely.
Length affected: opposite no. 15.
Date: The closure will take place from 19th to 23rd July 2021, 24 hours a day.
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
Destination will be on the right


Proposed temporary road closure – Everton Road, Potton
(CBC Reference CBC 9273)
Temporary road closure at the above location to enable the installation of speed cushions, road humps and lining works to take place safely.
Length affected: from outside no. 63 to the junction with Willow Road.
Date: The closure will take place from 26th to 29th July 2021.
The closure will be in place from 08.00 hours to 18.00 hours.
Diversion Route: (see map)
Head north-east on Willow Road towards Everton Road
Turn right onto Everton Road
Slight right onto Myers Road
Turn right onto King Street/B1040
Continue to follow B1040
Continue onto Station Road/B1042
Go through 1 roundabout
At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Newtown
Turn right onto Mill Lane


Proposed temporary road closure – Bull Street, Potton
(CBC Reference CBC 9323)
Temporary road closure at the above location to enable a new service connection to go ahead in safety.
Length affected: outside nos. 15 and 18.
Date: From 9th to 11th August for 24 hours a day.
Diversion Route: (see map)
Sun Street, Chapel Street – one way diversion.


Proposed temporary road closure – Willow Road, Potton
(CBC Reference CBC 9364)
Temporary road closure at the above location to enable carriageway patching to take place safely.
Length affected: Junction with Everton Road.
Date: The closure will take place on 16th August 2021 from 08.00 hours to 18.00 hours.
Diversion Route: (see map)
Head south on Willow Road towards Burgoyne Court
Turn left onto Station Road/B1042
Continue onto Blackbird Street/B1040
Turn left onto Myers Road
Slight left onto Everton Road


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: The closure will take place on 16th to 18th August 2021 from 08.00 hours to 18.00 hours.
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 – 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.