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 19th October 2018

A5 Roadworks Update 19th October 2018

Update from Highways England for 19th October 2018

"Essential Maintenance: A5 High Street Towcester – Update 19.10.2018

I'm pleased to confirm that yesterday [18th October] we completed works to resurface the carriageway in Phases 2b (part) and 2c. Today we are laying High Friction Surfacing (HFS) to areas of the newly resurfaced carriageway, applying road markings to replace those removed during... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 13:09 by Liz

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Halloween & Bonfire Night Safety

Halloween & Bonfire Night Safety

Please see attached a special Halloween and Bonfire Night edition of the Safety Matters newsletter produced by Northamptonshire Police and Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service. It contains some important safety messages on topics ranging from fireworks to considerations around trick or treating.

Posted: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 12:58 by Liz

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A5 Roadworks Update 15th October 2018

Update from Highways England:

"Good afternoon

I have to advise you that the wet weather yesterday and today has prevented us from laying asphalt, HFS and road markings to Phases 2b (part) and 2c as programmed.

This work will now be carried out between Thursday 18th October and Saturday 20th October 2018 and preparations made for the road to be re-opened by 7am Sunday morning.

Access will then be available... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 17:00 by Liz

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A5 Roadworks Update 12th October 2018

Update from Highways England:

"Good Morning.

I can confirm that works to take out and replace the previously poured reinforced concrete slab over the gas main in Phases 2b (part) and 2c, which unfortunately did not reach the required strength to enable it to be trafficked, have been completed and the concrete has reached the required strength.

On Sunday 14th October 2018, tack coat will be applied to... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Oct 2018 17:00 by Liz

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A5 Roadworks Update 10th October 2018

Update on works from Highways England:

"I have been advised that on Thursday 11th October 2018, we will be returning to Phase 4 to carry out works which were suspended on Thursday 16th August 2018 following two near miss incidents which put our workforce at risk of serious injury or death.

These works include re-setting an existing road gully within the lay-by adjacent to the northbound lane and cleansing... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 09:35 by Liz

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Town Crier - Autumn 2018

Town Crier - Autumn 2018

Towcester Town Crier - Issue 176 / October 2018

Posted: Tue, 09 Oct 2018 12:30 by Liz

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Local Plan Part 2: Submission Draft (Regulation 19)

Local Plan Part 2: Submission Draft (Regulation 19)

South Northamptonshire Council has published the final version of the Part 2 Local Plan Draft Submission (Regulation 19).

They are inviting comments on this document from Thursday 4th October until 12 noon on Friday 16th November.

The submission plan covers a range of local policies that will guide decisions on planning applications and development in the District up to 2029.

Where to view the documents:... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Oct 2018 13:17 by Liz

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A5 Roadworks Update 5th October 2018

Update from Highways England:

"As you will be aware we are currently working in phase 2b and 2c of our maintenance work to the A5 Towcester High Street and a road closure is currently in place from the Northampton / Brackley Road junction down to Richmond Road.

Unfortunately the concrete we have placed in this phase has not reached the required strength in a pre-set number of days to enable it to be... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Oct 2018 17:00 by Liz

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A5 Roadworks Update 4th October 2018

A5 Roadworks Update 4th October 2018

Please see the attached update bulletin from Highways England / Forkers contractors.

Posted: Thu, 04 Oct 2018 10:06 by Liz

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A5 Roadworks Update 28th September 2018

As you will be aware Forkers are currently working in phase 2 of maintenance work to the A5 Towcester High Street on behalf of Highways England.

A road closure is currently in place from the Northampton / Brackley Road junction down to Richmond Road.

In order to cause as little disruption as possible to road users, they are working collaboratively with Anglian Water. They will therefore be working within... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Sep 2018 15:49 by Liz

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