NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN under Section 14 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (as amended) that New Forest District Council, acting as agent to the Traffic Authority, Hampshire County Council, to prevent the likelihood of danger to the public or serious damage to the road, considers that the closure to the road as specified below should come into force without delay: ‑

ROAD TO BE CLOSED:  That length of B3078 High Street Fordingbridge between its junction with Bridge Street and its junction with Shaftesbury Street.


From the western point of closure west along B3078 via Alderholt and Cranborne to its junction with B3081 nr Edmondsham;southeast along B3081 via Verwood to its junction with A31 at Ringwood; northeast via A31 to its junction with A338;north along  A338 Salisbury Road via Blashford and Ibsley to its junction with slip road to Fordingbridge; north and northwest via slip road to its junction with Bridge Street and Bridge Street to its junction with High Street; southwest via High Street to the eastern point of closure, and vice versa (except via Southampton Road and onslip to A338 for southbound traffic)

PERIOD OF CLOSURE: From 21st January 2018 for a period of 21 days or until completion of the works whichever is sooner. Notwithstanding the above it is expected that the closures will be required for no longer than on Sunday 21st January and Sunday 28th January only, between 0800hrs and 1800hrs only on each day.

Reasonable facilities will be provided to allow access to adjacent premises while the work is being carried out.

If you have any queries please contact Hire-A-Lite Tel: 0844 332 9009 or New Forest District Council’s Transportation Section, Tel: 02380 285260, traffic@nfdc.gov.uk