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Temporary Road Closures in Trowbridge Town Centre

Starting on May 13, 2024, roadworks in the town centre will continue to make our public spaces even better by upgrading streets and pavements to improve our community. To make sure everyone stays safe and to keep things moving smoothly, Wiltshire Council will be closing some roads and setting up some restrictions around the work areas.

Road Closures

This affects Castle Street, Fore Street, and Wicker Hill.

Castle Street (Part), Trowbridge, from its junction with Market Street to its junction with Fore Street. Fore Street (Part), Trowbridge, from its junction with Castle Street to its junction with Wicker Hill. Wicker Hill (Part), Trowbridge, from its junction with Fore Street to its junction with Hill Street.

 

Turning and One-Way Changes

On Market Street, you will be able to turn left.

On Manvers Street, you will no longer be able to travel southbound, one way; instead, you will travel northbound, one way, stretching from Fore Street all the way to Church Street. Keep an eye out for the new direction when you’re around there!

 

Suspensension to Existing Restrictions

There will be some changes to the existing No Waiting at Any Time restrictions, they will be removed and temporary No Waiting at Any Time and No Loading at any Time restrictions will be introduced in the following areas:

  • Castle Street, Trowbridge – west side; from its junction with Market Street for a distance of approximately 84m in a northerly direction; from a point approximately 6m south of its northern boundary with No.3 for a distance of approximately 30m in a northerly direction.
  • Castle Street, Trowbridge – east side; from its junction with Market Street for a distance of approximately 70m in a northerly direction; from its northern boundary with No.26 for a distance of approximately 30m in a northerly direction.
  • Court Street, Trowbridge – north side; from its junction with Castle Street for a distance of approximately 28m in a westerly direction.
  • Court Street, Trowbridge – south side; from its junction with Castle Street for a distance of approximately 23m in a westerly direction.
  • Fore Street, Trowbridge – south side; from its junction with Castle Street (o/s No.19 Fore Street) for a distance of approximately 50m in a westerly direction; from its western boundary with No.9 for a distance of approximately 14m in a westerly direction.
  • Fore Street, Trowbridge – north side; from its junction with Castle Street (o/s No.19 Fore Street) for a distance of approximately 17m in a westerly direction; from its western boundary with No.63 for a distance of approximately 16m in a westerly direction; from its junction with Manvers Street for a distance of approximately 24m in a westerly direction.
  • Manvers Street, Trowbridge – west side; from its junction with Fore Street for a distance of approximately 78m in a northerly direction.
  • Manvers Street, Trowbridge – east side; from its junction with Fore Street for a distance of approximately 79m in a northerly direction.
  • Church Street, Trowbridge – north side; from its junction with Conigre for a distance of approximately 40m in an easterly direction.
  • Church Street, Trowbridge – south side; from its junction with Manvers Street for a distance of approximately 29m in an easterly direction.
  • Conigre, Trowbridge – north side; from its junction with Church Street for a distance of approximately 22m in a westerly direction.
  • Conigre, Trowbridge – south side; from its junction with Manvers Street for a distance of approximately 22m in a westerly direction.

 

Changes for Disabled Badge Holders

In certain areas, there will be temporary changes to the usual parking rules for disabled badge holders. Keep an eye out for signs.

There will be a temporary suspension for disabled badge holders only at all times (9  a.m.–5 p.m.), 2 hours No return within 2 hours, and a temporary No Wating at Any Time and No Loading at Any Time restriction on the following lengths of roads:

  • Fore Street, Trowbridge, south side; from its western boundary with No. 11 Fore Street to its western boundary with No. 9 Fore Street.
  • Fore Street, Trowbridge, north side; from its western boundary with No. 63 Fore Street for a distance of approximately 14m in an easterly direction.

A further temporary suspension for disabled badge holders only at all times (9 a.m.–5 p.m., 2 hours) No return within 2 hours, and introduce a temporary loading only at all times restriction on:

  • Castle Street, Trowbridge, East Side; between its northern and southern boundaries with No. 26, Castle Street.

 

Waiting and Loading changes

There will also be temporary changes for loading and waiting areas. They will be:

  • Fore Street, Trowbridge, south side; from a point approximately 4m west of its eastern boundary with No. 12, Fore Street, to its western boundary with No. 11, Fore Street. There will be a temporary suspension of loading only Monday–Saturday (8 a.m.–6 p.m.), and a temporary No Waiting at Any Time and No Loading at Any Time restriction will be introduced.
  • Fore Street, Trowbridge, north side; from its eastern boundary with No. 60, Fore Street for a distance of approximately 16m in a westerly direction. To temporarily suspend loading only Monday–Saturday (8 a.m.–6 p.m.) and introduce a temporary loading only at all times restriction.
  • Castle Street, Trowbridge, west side; from a point approximately 6m south of its northern boundary with No. 3, Castle Street (Nationwide Building Society) for a distance of approximately 12m in a southerly direction. To temporarily suspend no stopping except taxis and introduce a temporary No Waiting at Any Time and No Loading at Any Time restriction.

 

The planned work will continue until September 1, 2024, depending on weather conditions. It’s important for you to get where you’re going, so access to homes and businesses will remain where possible. Just keep in mind that there might be some delays.

For further information, please contact Wiltshire Council at 0300 456 0100.

 

 

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