Roadworks Notification: A429 Resurfacing Summer 2023

Update 08/08/2023: Work has been postponed until 21 August.

What: Temporary Traffic Order to close the road for carriageway resurfacing

Where: A429 Northleach (Fosseway Hampnett). See below for details of the road closure area.

When: For approximately 7 Nights (excl. weekends) between the hours of 19:00 to 07:00

The PLANNED start and end dates are currently 17th August 2023 until 25th August 2023; however, keep an eye on the web page detailed below or the signs on site for any short notice changes.

For further information, please contact Gloucestershire Highways on 08000 514 514 or visit


Permanent Traffic Order – Notice of Proposal Documents

NOTICE is hereby given that Gloucestershire County Council has made a Variation Order under Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5 of Part I and Part IV of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and the Traffic Management Act 2004 and of all other enabling powers, the effect of which will vary the
Gloucestershire County Council On Street Parking Order 2017 (the 2017 Order) by introducing the restrictions on the roads detailed in The Schedule below in the Town of Northleach, Gloucestershire.

The restrictions set out in the Schedule reflect an administrative exercise to ensure that the restrictions, as marked on street, match up with the legal order. There will be no physical changes to the existing restrictions as marked on street.

Due to an anomaly on the legal order for these waiting restrictions, a new TRO has been proposed as an administrative exercise to rectify this.  Please see documents below.  The decision has been made to make the TRO and it will become effective on 6 April 2023.

A link to Cotswolds Traffic Regulation Orders (TRO) and traffic schemes on GCC’s website can be found here.

Permanent Traffic Order 

Permanent Traffic Order – Notice of Proposal Documents

Gloucestershire County Council Traffic Order 2017.  West End and Market Place. Northleach Variation Order 2023.  Rectification: 76546.

It is proposed, as an administrative exercise, to amend the extents of the existing No Waiting at Any Time restrictions along West End and Market Place on the legal Order and tiles to match what is marked on-street.


There is currently an anomaly between the existing legal Order and tile and the waiting restrictions as marked on-street on West End and Market Place. No material changes will be made to the restrictions as marked on-street.

For further information please see below. 

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A40 Road Closure for Joint maintenance to Farmington Road Bridge

Message from Gloucestershire Highways

Joint maintenance – Farmington Road Bridge

Gloucestershire Highways will shortly be carrying out essential joint maintenance of the bridge located at Farmington Road.

The works are due to take place between 12th and 16th September overnight from 7pm to 7am.

To ensure the safety of road users and our workforce, it will be necessary for us to close the A40 to through traffic because of size of machinery that will be used.
A diversion route will be signed along the route. Advance signs will be erected at the bridge to warn road users.

If you have any queries, please email

Footway Improvement Works Starting 1 August

Residents will have seen signs advising of roadworks due to start on 1 August for 5 weeks. Gloucestershire County Council is carrying out footway improvement works along West End, High Street and East End. Traffic flow will be controlled by traffic lights and stop and go signs.

Please find attached the traffic management plan of the works taking place. There currently is no specific timescale for each section as this could change on a daily basis as it is dependent on many factors.

For more information on planned roadworks across the county see the Gloucestershire Roadworks map.

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Gloucestershire County Council Unveils Road Safety Strategy 2022-2032

This is a press release from Gloucestershire County Council.

A new road safety policy has been drafted by Gloucestershire County Council, which aims to reduce the number of people killed or seriously injured on the county’s roads by 50 per cent by 2032.

The long-term aspiration is to follow the ‘Vision Zero’ approach, which is recognised around the world and aspires to stop all traffic fatalities and severe injuries by 2050, while increasing safe and healthy travel for everyone.

To help move towards this aspiration, the council has outlined its road safety strategy 2022-2032, which aims to deliver safer roads, healthier streets and lower speed limits where people live.  People in Gloucestershire are being invited to give their views on the draft policy by taking part in an eight-week consultation period, which started 18 July 2022, and runs until 11 September 2022.

You can take part in the survey here:

Action is needed as latest figures show that the number of people killed or seriously injured on the roads has been increasing in the south west and south of England, including Gloucestershire.  Last year 23 people were killed on the roads in Gloucestershire and a further 302 were seriously injured. It is an unacceptable toll and it is why the county council has reviewed and written its new road safety strategy.

Measures to improve road safety and reduce accidents will include cutting speeds in areas where there is a higher number of vulnerable people, supporting road safety campaigns such as ’20 is plenty’ and reviewing speed limits on A roads in Gloucester and Cheltenham.  Other actions will include continuing to deliver targeted education programmes through Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS), reviewing fixed speed cameras with Gloucestershire Constabulary and working with local communities to support Community SpeedWatch and other activities.

The work will link to other council priorities such as providing new infrastructure to encourage more walking and cycling, tackling climate change by decarbonising transport and helping people of all ages to stay safe and well.

Cllr Dave Norman, cabinet member for road safety, said: “Road safety is a priority for us and this draft policy sets out our aims to reduce the number of serious accidents on our county’s roads. 
“We will work closely with our partners and local communities to achieve these aspirations as we are committed to making our roads safe for people to use. We really want to know what you think of the policy so please take part in the survey to share your views with us.”

If anyone requires paper copies of the survey they can call 08000 514514.