Road closure – Hope Road (Mytham Bridge and junction of Shatton Lane and Hope Valley Garden Centre), 24 to 30 October

WHEN: 24th October 2022 to 30th October 2022
WHERE: Hope Road, Bamford between junction with Shatton Lane and Hope Valley Garden Centre
REASON: To facilitate Remedial Works to Highway Water course Retaining Wall
ALTERNATIVE ROUTE: Hope Road, B6049 Stretfield Road, Main Road, Netherside, Church Street, A623 The Dale, The Avenue, , Grindleford Road, Froggatt Road, New Bridge, Froggatt Edge, A625, Owler Bar Road, Hathersage Road, Sheffield Road, Castleton Road and vice versa.
Access will be maintained, whenever reasonably possible, on the affected length of road. The road will re-open as soon as the work is finished. This may be earlier than advertised.

The Parish Council understands there are concerns about the impact of this road closure in communities across the Hope Valley, and particularly in Thornhill and Aston, because of the potential for significantly more traffic on the narrow back roads there. Questions have been raised with Derbyshire County Council and with the police about measures to manage traffic in the area, during this road closure.