Public notice

Traffic Regulation Order (TRO)

Temporary prohibition or restriction on roads

Order number: 261, 2023

Fen Lane, Orsett

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 Fen Lane in its entirety

2) The purpose of the Order is to enable Thurrock Council to carry out haunching at various points within the closure. 

3) There is no alternative route, however access will be maintained for residents and businesses. 

4) The Order will come into force on Monday 15 January 2024 at 8am. Works are currently scheduled to take place on Monday 15 January 2024 and is expected to stay in place continuously until Friday 19 January 2024 at 5pm. Exact dates will be always specified on

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 21 December 2023