Towcester Town Council

Serving the people of Towcester

Towcester Town Hall

Town Clerk: Mrs Elizabeth Cox
The Town Hall, 86 Watling
Street, Towcester
Northamptonshire NN12 6BS

Tel: 01327 350995

Latest News

A5 Roadworks Update 14th September 2018

The concrete to the new slab over the gas trench in Phases 2a and 2b (part), which will be poured this week, requires several days to cure and during that time no other work can be carried out in those Phases.

In order to prevent any delay to the scheme, Forkers will install three road gullies in a short section of Phase 3 whilst the concrete cures.

We have been advised that they will start this work... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Sep 2018 17:00 by Liz

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Charity Quiz Night

Charity Quiz Night

Charity Quiz Night at the Town Hall on Saturday, 22nd September 2018 at 7:00 p.m. for a prompt start at 7:30 p.m.

Proceeds of the evening will go towards the mayor's charities: Tove Wetland Pocket Park, Vision Youth Cafe & Blind Veterans UK (formerly St Dunstan's).

Bring your own drinks and nibbles and come clued up for a great evening.

+ Tickets £5 per head - on the door or call or text 07722389712... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Sep 2018 10:00 by Liz

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A5 Roadworks Update 11th September 2018

A5 Roadworks Update 11th September 2018

Please see the attached detailed update of the roadworks in the town centre. Subject to staying on schedule, the works are expected to move onto phase 3 on Monday 24th September.

Towcester is open for business as usual during these essential works and all of the public car parks are accessible so please use your local shops, bars and restaurants and ask others to do the same.

Posted: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 18:00 by Liz

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A5 Reffield Close to Marlow Road traffic control Fri 7th Sept

A5 Reffield Close to Marlow Road traffic control Fri 7th Sept

We have been advised that Forkers will be carrying out works to reline approximately 64 metres of an existing 225mm diameter sewer, running south from Reffield Close towards Marlow Road on Friday 7th September 2018.

The works will be carried out under two way temporary traffic signal control between 6.30am and 8pm and the adjacent footway will be closed to pedestrians. Access to Reffield Close will... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Sep 2018 09:00 by Liz

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Roadworks - Northampton Road/A5 - Anglian Water

Roadworks - Northampton Road/A5 - Anglian Water

We have been advised that Clancy Docwra will be carrying out works, on behalf of Anglian Water, to replace a water main in Northampton Road near the junction of the southbound A5.

This work, which was originally started but suspended in June 2018, will start on Monday 3rd September 2018 and is expected to take one week to complete.

The work will require lane closures only on Northampton Road and includes:... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Sep 2018 09:00 by Liz

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Towcester Tidy-Up 29/30th September

Towcester Tidy-Up 29/30th September

TOWCESTER TIDY-UP

Join our award-winning team and help keep Towcester tidy!

Our next tidy-up will take place on

Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th of September 2018

Don't keep it to yourself either, the more the merrier (and we do have a laugh).

Children are welcome too as long as they are supervised by a parent or guardian at all times.

The Towcester Tidy Up sessions are organised by the Towcester Rotary Club.... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 01 Sep 2018 11:00 by Liz

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A43 Temporary Overnight Closure 29th Aug 2018

A43 Temporary Overnight Closure 29th Aug 2018

Please find attached a letter from Highways England about emergency overnight works on the A43 between M1J15A and Tove roundabout, to carry out alterations to the temporary closures of the gaps in the central reservation.

These works will be taking place overnight on Wednesday 29th August 2018 between 20:00hours and 06:00hours. For safety reasons it will be necessary to close the A43 Northbound and... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Aug 2018 15:07 by Liz

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A5 Roadworks Update 23rd August 2018

A5 Roadworks Update 23rd August 2018

Here are extracts from the latest update from Forkers who are carrying out the roadworks in Towcester High Street. See the attached documents for the full update, road closures and temporary traffic systems.

"We have completed works to Phase 1 and substantially completed works to Phase 4 of our essential maintenance scheme on the A5 in Towcester."

"Following the August Bank Holiday, from approximately... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Aug 2018 11:31 by Liz

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Route 88, 89, X89 & X91 - Towcester and Blisworth Diversion from 19th August 2018

Route 88, 89, X89 & X91 - Towcester and Blisworth Diversion from 19th August 2018

Due to long-term roadworks in Towcester resulting in various diversions, routes 88, 89, X89 & X91 will have revised routes & timetables from 19th August 2018

Buses will be unable to serve stops on A5 between Northampton Rd and Marlow Rd in Towcester, including Towcester Square.

Passengers are advised to catch their bus at stops located behind Saracens Head Hotel.

Route 88 will not serve Springfields... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:51 by Liz

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A5 Roadworks Update 7th August 2018

A5 Roadworks Update 7th August 2018

Stage 1 of the A5 roadworks is nearing completion and details of Stage 4, between Vernon Road and Marlow Road, which will commence on Monday 13th August, are attached.

Costain Galliford Try Joint Venture working on behalf of Highways England, are carrying out the Smart Motorway scheme on the M1 between junctions 13 to 16.

We can confirm that they are aware of the clash of diversion routes along the A5... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 Aug 2018 12:14 by Liz

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