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Front Street Closed for Electricity Works

Front Street, Ilmington, will be closed on 17-18 April. This is the start of works to upgrade the village electricity supply.

Published: 13 April 2023

construction area, under construction, contract site

National Grid has informed us there will be a road closure on Front Street on 17 and 18  April then 2-way lights from the 19 to 28 April 2023. This will be to interconnect two substations together in the short term to help with the demand. A full upgrade to reinforce the electrical network will commence later in 2023 .


Warwickshire County Council has issued a Temporary Traffic Order for the closure, details given below:



Warwickshire County Council has made a Temporary Traffic Order details as indicated below:

Effect of Order
Front Street, Ilmington is closed to vehicular traffic between junctions of Ballard’s Lane / Washbrook Place and Bennett Place.

Reason for Order
To safely enable trenching in carriageway for reinforcement scheme.

Order Effective from: 17 April 2023 for up to 18 months or until works are completed, whichever is the sooner.

Anticipated Completion Date: 18 April 2023

Access & Diversion:

An alternative route will be signed and is available via:

Washbrook Place, Featherbed Lane, Darlingscote Road, Armscote Road, Front Street and vice versa.

Contractor: Kier Utilities

Tel: 07395600330

To report any problems with these works or for further details of our current & planned roadworks visit our website or call us 01926 412515.

S Duxbury, Assistant Director of Governance & Policy,
Shire Hall, Warwick, CV34 4RL

13 April 2023

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