Shepton Mallet Carnival Road Closure

MENDIP DISTRICT COUNCIL
TOWN POLICE CLAUSES ACT 1847 – SECTION 21
ROAD CLOSURE – SHEPTON MALLET CARNIVAL
11th – 13th NOVEMBER 2019


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Mendip District Council has made the following order:-


ORDER UNDER SECTION 21 of the Town Police Clauses Act 1847 for the prevention of obstruction etc.


WHEREAS during certain hours stated below between Monday 11th November and Wednesday 13th November 2019
(inclusive) the roads detailed below will be thronged and liable to be obstructed, the Mendip District Council pursuant to the powers conferred by Section 21 of the Town Police Clauses Act 1847 do HEREBY ORDER AND DIRECT that for the purpose of preventing obstruction in the said roads on the said days the following regulations shall be observed:-


1.(a) The following roads shall be closed, as necessary and at the discretion of the Avon and Somerset Constabulary to all vehicular traffic, excluding pedal cycles, between 2100 hours on Monday 11th November and 0600 hours on Tuesday 12th November 2019:-


A37 Whitstone Road (from junction of Charlton Road (A361) to Cannards Grave Roundabout (Entrance for Access only)


(b) The following roads shall be closed, as necessary and at the discretion of the Avon and Somerset Constabulary to all vehicular traffic, excluding pedal cycles, between 2100 hours on Monday 12th November and 2400 hours on Wednesday 14th November 2019:-


Cannards Grave Road (A371) (from the entrance to Mendip Council offices up the link road to the Highwayman Inn, and also to Cannards Grave roundabout).
Little Brooks Lane (access to and from Cannards Grave Road)


(c) The following roads shall be closed as necessary and at the discretion of the Avon and Somerset Constabulary to all vehicular traffic, including pedal cycles, between 1800 hours to 2400 hours on Wednesday 13th November 2019:-


Charlton Road (west of Kilver Street)                                                       Rectory Road
Commercial Road (East of Rectory Road)                                              Regal Road
Compton Road                                                                                          Ridge Lane (from entrance of Compton Road to Cannards Grave roundabout east bound)
Frithfield Lane (South of Gaol Lane)
Station Approach                                                                                         Cannards Grave Rd (from Townsend to MDC Offices)
Great Ostry                                                                                                 Townsend
High Street                                                                                                 West Shepton
Market Place                                                                                             Whitstone Road(Junction with Charlton Rd to Cannards Grave roundabout)
Old Market Road
Kingsland Road up to Christopher Way
Park Road
Paul Street


(d) The following roads shall be closed as necessary and at the discretion of the Avon and Somerset Constabulary to all vehicular traffic, including pedal cycles, between 1930 hours to 2400 hours on Wednesday 13th November 2019:-

Anglo roundabout A371 to Junction of B3139 at Dulcote

2. Clear access into the roads affected by this Order shall be maintained at all times for the passage of emergency services.


3. Drivers of vehicles requiring access or passage into or through the above name roads during the time of the Road Closure as stated above may be diverted along such routes as are considered suitable by Police Officers. Police Officers are authorised to divert and direct traffic from and in the above roads as required. Road Closures will be clearly signed.

4. The penalty for infringement of the said regulations is a fine not exceeding Level 3 or the Standard Scale referred to in the Criminal Justice Act 1982.


S. Brown
Chief Executive


Dated: 28th August 2019


Council Offices
Cannards Grave Road
Shepton Mallet
BA4 5BT

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