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Speeding Through our Villages

Speed limit through WigboroughsSpeeding Through our Villages

The Parish Council has organised a public meeting on Monday 22nd July addressing speeding between Peldon Rose and Salcott crossroads.

Kevin Bentley, of Essex County Council, will chair the meeting.  A senior and very experienced Highways Officer will accompany Kevin to explain Continue reading


Road Closures as local roads get dressed

Road Closures as local roads get dressed

Essex Highways’ ‘Capital Maintenance Programme’ reaches Winstred Hundred this week with 3 roads in the parish to be benefitting from Surface Dressing accompanied by road closures.  This process involves repairing main defects in the road surface and then laying a new surface of loose chippings on bitumen. Continue reading


Advance Notice – Colchester Road Closure

Colchester Road Closure

Courtesy of Google Maps

Advance Notice – Closure of Colchester Road

We have been given advance notice of the overnight closure of part of Colchester Road in Peldon on 3 nights (9pm – 5am) some time between 13th June and 13th December (we will hopefully get more specific dates nearer the time).  The picture shows the approximate extent of the closure and the diversionary route that will be put in place, there will, undoubtedly, be an increase in overnight traffic flow through Peldon during these closures. Continue reading