Somerset County Council – Sedgemoor District – Parish of Cannington
Temporary Closure of Blackmore Lane
Somerset County Council in exercise of its powers under Section 14 (1) of the Road Traffic Regulation
Act 1984 as amended, have made an Order prohibiting all traffic from proceeding along;
Blackmore Lane – 30 metres east of the junction with Ashdown Farm Approach, westwards for a total
distance of 100 metres
This Order will enable Wessex Water to carry out service disconnection works.
The Order becomes effective on 23rd August 2022 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The
works are expected to commence on 30th August 2022 and last until 3rd September 2022
between the hours of 00:00 – 23:59 for a total of 5 days.
Please visit for further information on the alternative route.
The works promoter will contact residents and businesses directly to discuss access arrangements.
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Please note that should you require to view a closure which is more than two weeks ahead, you will
need to register for free with One.Network.
For information about the works being carried out please contact Wessex Water on telephone
number 0345 600 4600 quoting reference number ttro308186SE.
Patrick Flaherty
Chief Executive
Dated: 23rd August 2022
Statement of Reasons for making the Order
a) because works are being or are proposed to be executed on or near the road;
b) because of the likelihood of danger to the public, or of serious damage to the road, which is not
attributable to such works