Public notice

Traffic Regulation Order (TRO)

Temporary prohibition or restriction on roads

Order number: 039, 2020

Argent Street, Exmouth Road, New Road, Grays

1) The Borough Council of Thurrock, in exercise of their powers under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and all other powers, has made an Order the effect of which is to:

  • prohibit any vehicle from travelling along sections of Argent Street, and Exmouth Road in accordance with schedule 1 below
  • temporarily revoke the prohibition of eastbound travel on New Road

2) The purpose of the Order is to enable carriageway resurfacing works to be carried out.

3) The alternative route is in accordance with Schedule 1 below.

4) The Order will come into force on Sunday 17 May 2020 for one day and again on Sunday 24 May 2020 for one day between the hours of 8am and 5pm. The closures will apply in stages, and it only applies to those days and times when indicated on site by the presence of the appropriate traffic signs in accordance with The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016. Access to emergency service vehicles and businesses will be maintained.

5) It is expected that the works will be completed within the above times, however the Order will continue in force for a period not exceeding 18 months or until the works have been completed, whichever is the sooner.

6) If the works are not completed within 18 months, the Order may be extended for a longer period with the approval of the Secretary of State.

Schedule 1

Date Prohibition Diversion
17 May 2020 Prohibit any vehicle travelling along Argent Street between its junctions with Conway Gardens and Bridge Road. The alternative route for eastbound vehicles is Argent Street, Sherfield Road, Derby Road, Orsett Road and Bridge Road and for westbound vehicles will be Bridge Road, Clarence Road and Sherfield Road.
17 May 2020 Prohibit any vehicle from travelling along Exmouth Road from its junction with Argent Street for a distance of approximately 70m northwards. The alternative route for vehicles wishing to exit Exmouth Road is New Road, Bridge Road, Clarence Road and Sherfield Road.
24 May 2020 Prohibit any vehicle from travelling along Argent Street between its junctions with Exmouth Road and Bridge Road. The alternative route for westbound vehicles is Bridge Road, New Road, Exmouth Road and vice versa for eastbound vehicles.
Julie Rogers, Director of Environment, Highways and Counter Fraud
Publication date: 
Thursday 14 May 2020