Road Closures

Information below about planned road closures in or near Potton.


Temporary road closure – Potton Road, Sandy
Temporary road closure to enable new gas main installation.
Length affected: from junction of Swaden to outside of Sandy Petroleum Storage Depot.
Date: 24th August 2020 to 16 April 2021
Traffic controls: traffic lights and convoy working.


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 – Everton Road, Potton
(CBC Reference CBC 8796)
Temporary road closure to enable gas main installation to go ahead in safety.
Length affected: from outside no. 138 to outside Eagle Farm.
Date: from 28th September to 2nd October inclusive for 24 hours per day.
Diversion route: (see map)
Head north-east on Myers Road towards Garden Fields
Sharp right onto Everton Road


Proposed temporary road closure – Everton Road, Tempsford
(CBC Reference CBC 8807)
Temporary Road Closure to enable carriageway retexturing to go ahead in safety.
Length affected: from C54 to Bend in Road near to Railway
Date: between the hours of 0800-1800 from 28th to 29th October
Diversion route: (see map)
Head south on Tempsford Road
Continue onto Everton Hill
Everton Hill turns slightly left and becomes Tempsford Road
Turn right onto Sandy Road
Continue onto Everton Road
Continue onto Swaden
Turn right onto Potton Road/B1042
Go through two 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 left


Proposed temporary road closure – Wrestlingworth Road, Potton / Potton Road, Wrestlingworth
(CBC Reference CBC 8803)
Temporary road closure to enable carriageway retexturing to go ahead in safety.
Length affected: from The Baulk, Potton to Mill End, Wrestlingworth.
Date: between the hours of 0800-1800 from 10th to 11th November
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 one roundabout
Continue onto Dunton Lane
At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Saxon Drive
Go through one 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 – Everton Road, Everton/Potton – Potton Road, Everton
(CBC Reference CBC 8808)
Temporary Road Closure at the above location to enable carriageway retexturing to go ahead in safety.
Length affected: full length of all roads.
Date: between the hours of 0800-1800 from 12th to 13th November
Diversion route: (see map)
Head north-west on Potton Road towards St Mary’s Walk
Continue onto Sandy Road
Continue onto Everton Road
Continue onto Swaden
Turn left onto Potton Road/B1042
Continue to follow B1042
Continue onto Sandy Road
Go through two roundabouts
At the roundabout, continue straight onto Station Road/B1042
Continue onto Blackbird Street/B1040
Turn left onto Myers Road
Destination will be on the right