Public notice

Traffic Regulation Order (TRO)

Temporary prohibition or restriction on roads

Order number: 211, 2023

Devonshire Road, Chafford Hundred

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 travelling along Devonshire Road between its junctions with Sachfield Drive and Devonshire Close
  • temporarily revoke the 7.5t weight restriction on London Road between its junctions with Gumley Road and Magnet Road

2) The purpose of the Order is to enable Thurrock Council to carry out carriageway resurfacing.

3) The alternative route for northbound vehicles is London Road westbound, Stoneness Roundabout, West Thurrock Way northbound, Lancaster Roundabout, West Thurrock Way north-westbound, A1306 Arterial Road (West Thurrock) eastbound, A1306 Arterial Road (North Stifford), Treacle Mine Roundabout, A1012 Elizabeth Road, and Devonshire Road and vice versa for southbound vehicles. Access will be maintained for residents and businesses at all times.

4) The Order will come into force on Monday 30 October 2023 at 9pm and will be in force nightly between the hours of 9pm and 5am until Friday 3 November 2023 at 5am. 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.

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.

Peter Wright, Head of Highways Infrastructure
Publication date: 
Thursday 19 October 2023