Public notice

Traffic Regulation Order (TRO)

Temporary prohibition or restriction on roads

Order number: 089, 2020

Buckingham Hill Road, Waltons Hall Road and Butts Lane, Linford

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, intends to make an Order the effect of which is to:

  • prohibit any vehicles from travelling southbound along Buckingham Hill Road between its junctions with A1013 Stanford Road and Waltons Hall Road/Northumberland Road
  • prohibit any vehicles from travelling northbound along Waltons Hall Road from its junctions with Buckingham Hill Road and Butts Lane
  • prohibit any vehicle from travelling northbound along Butts Lane from its junctions with Waltons Hall Road and St Andrews Way roundabout
  • temporarily revoke the 7.5t weight restriction on London Road and Butts Lane in order to facilitate the diversion route for all vehicle classes

2) The purpose of the Order is to facilitate the safe management of traffic in the vicinity of the Household Waste and Recycling Centre (HWRC).

3) The alternative route for those wishing to travel southbound on Buckingham Hill Road will be London Road, Butts Lane, Waltons Hall Road, and for vehicles wishing to travel northbound along Waltons Hall Road, from Buckingham Hill Road will be to use Buckingham Hill Road and Stanford Road, for vehicles wishing to travel northbound on Butts Lane from Mucking Wharf Road will be southbound on Waltons Hall Road, Buckingham Hill Road, Stanford Road and London Road. The HWRC site will remain open and accessible from the southern (Linford) side of the site.

4) The Order will come into force on Monday 10 August 2020 continuously for 24 hours a day, however when the A13 is closed under Order 116 - 2018, Buckingham Hill Road will be closed. It will apply only on those days and during those times when indicated on site by the presence of the appropriate traffic signs in accordance with The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016.

5) It is expected that the restriction will be in place for up to six weeks, however the Order will continue in force for a period not exceeding 18 months or until the restrictions are no longer required, whichever is the sooner.

6) If the restrictions are required for longer than 18 months, the Order may be extended for a longer period with the approval of the Secretary of State.

Julie Rogers, Director of Environment, Highways and Counter Fraud
Publication date: 
Thursday 30 July 2020