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Roadworks, temporary local road closures, restrictions and parades

Date published: 22 November 2018


Area: Pennines
Reason: to repair the structure of the carriageway.

Expected start and finish: 7.30pm-6am every night Monday, 5 November 2018 - Friday, 9 November 2018.
Restriction and location: temporary closure of

  • Kiln Lane from its junction with Bridge Street to its junction with Crossgates Road.

Alternative route: the alternative route for vehicles will be Bridge Street, Rochdale Road, Albert Royds Street, Halifax Road, Smithy Bridge Road, Milnrow Road and Wildhouse Lane.
Organised by: Rochdale Borough Council.

Area: Pennines
Reason: to facilitate drainage repair work to the carriageway.

Expected start and finish: 7.30pm, Monday, 19 November 2018 - Friday, 30 November 2018.
Restriction and location: temporary closure of

  • Egremont Road from a point 120 metres south east of its junction with Beechfield Road for a distance of 20 metres in a south easterly direction (Outside properties 81- 83 Egremont Road).

Alternative route: the alternative route for vehicles is via Egremont Road and Beechfield Road.
Organised by: Rochdale Borough Council.

Area: Pennines
Reason: for the protection of the public whilst works are being undertaken on the new housing development.

Expected start and finish: 8am-5pm, each day from Monday, 26 November 2018 - Monday, 25 November 2019.
Restriction and location: temporary closure of

  • Unnamed footpath from Bramhall Close to Elizabethan Way, from Elizabethan Way for a distance of 46 metres in a north westerly direction.

Alternative route: the alternative route for pedestrians and cyclists will be clearly signed when the closure is in place.
Organised by: Rochdale Borough Council.

Area: Pennines
Reason: to hold the Littleborough Christmas light switch on event.

Expected start and finish:

Temporary closure 10am-7pm, Saturday, 1 December 2018

No waiting at any time 8am-7pm, Saturday, 1 December 2018

Restriction and location:

Temporary closure of

  • Railway Street, from its junction with Church Street to its junction with Peel Street.

No waiting at any time along

  • Railway Street, both sides from its junction with Church Street to its junction with Peel Street.

Alternative route: the alternative route for vehicles will be Church Street, Morgan Street and Peel Street.
Organised by: Rochdale Borough Council.

Area: Pennines
Reason: to hold the Springhill Hospice Santa Dash or Dawdle.

Expected start and finish: 10.55am-11.20am, on Sunday, 9 December 2018.
Restriction and location: temporary closure of

  • Rakewood Road from the entrance/exit of the Visitors Centre Car Park to a point 20 metres south of the Unnamed Footpath around Hollingworth Lake, rear Lake Bank. 

Alternative route: due to the nature and duration of the event it is not necessary for alternative routes to be in place.
Organised by: Rochdale Borough Council.

Area: Pennines

Work being undertaken: Virgin Media are currently installing new Fibre Broadband in the Pennines area.

Who to contact: for any issues about this work, please use the following methods to gain the quickest and safest possible resolution.

Contractors on site - contact a site supervisor. They are best placed to resolve many issues there and then. In most instances, this will be the quickest and safest way to resolve any issue.

Virgin Media Helpdesk - if unresolved, or there are no contractors in the area, or if the site has been left in an unsafe manner and requires urgent attention, please ring the Virgin Media helpdesk on 0333 000 5925.

The helpdesk hours are: Monday-Friday, 8am-7.30pm, Saturday, 8am-12noon. The helpdesk will alert the contractor and Virgin Media's compliance engineers.

Alternatively, please email expansionworks@virginmedia.co.uk with details of your address and preferred contact method.

Rochdale Borough Council Highways - we need to be aware of issues being raised with Virgin Media. Please email highways@rochdale.gov.uk or phone on 0300 303 8879, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. At all other times, please phone our Contact Centre on 0300 303 8875 for emergency work on the highway.

Expected start and finish: ongoing

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Area: Rochdale
Reason: to facilitate the safe repair of a gas main in the carriageway.

Expected start and finish: 5pm, Wednesday, 7 November 2018 - 6pm, Wednesday, 28 November 2018.
Restriction and location: temporary closure of

  • Cook Terrace, from the junction of Halifax Road to a point 10 metres in an easterly direction.

Alternative route: the alternative route for vehicles is via Halifax Road and Cook Street.
Organised by: Rochdale Borough Council.

Area: Rochdale
Reason: to carry out highways resurfacing.

Expected start and finish: 9.30am, Monday, 19 November 2018 - 3.30pm, Friday, 23 November 2018
Restriction and location: temporary closure of 

  • Shawclough Road, Whitworth from Junction with Market Street to the border with Rochdale.

Alternative route: the alternative route for vehicles will be Shawclough Road (over Rochdale border), Bentley Street and Whitworth Road.
Organised by: Lancashire County Council.

  • Area: Rochdale
  • Reason: to allow the investigation and repair of the carriageway and culvert following a landslip.

Expected start and finish: 8am, Friday, 23 November 2018 - 6pm, Friday, 4 January 2019.
Restriction and location: temporary closure of 

  • Ashworth Road, from a point 700 metres north of its junction with Bury and Rochdale Old Road for a distance of 80 metres in a north westerly direction (Between Ashworth Valley Scout Camp to the North and Gelder Clough Caravan Park to the south).

Alternative route: the alternative route for vehicles will be via Ashworth Road, Edenfield Road, Moorland Avenue, Bagslate Moor Road, Norden Road, Bury and Rochdale Old Road.
Organised by: Rochdale Borough Council.

Area: Rochdale
Reason: to hold the Rochdale Christmas light switch on event.

Expected start and finish:

Temporary closures 1pm-8pm, Saturday, 24 November 2018

No waiting at any time 6am-6pm, Saturday, 24 November 2018

Restriction and location, temporary closure of:

  • The Esplanade, from its junction with South Parade and Newgate to its junction with Vicar's Gate.
  • The entire enclosed parking area of The Esplanade, south of the main carriageway.
  • Temporary no waiting at any time along:
  • The Esplanade, both sides from its junction with South Parade and Newgate to its junction with Vicar's Gate.
  • The entire enclosed parking area of The Esplanade, south of the main carriageway.

Alternative route: the alternative route for vehicles using The Esplanade will be Newgate, St Mary's Gate and The Esplanade.
Organised by: Rochdale Borough Council.

Area: Rochdale
Reason: to repair the waste water sewer in the carriageway.

Expected start and finish: 8am, Sunday, 25 November 2018 - 7am, Monday, 26 November 2018
Restriction and location: temporary closure of

  • Albert Royds Street from a point 30 metres south of the junction with Reservoir Street for a distance of 20 metres in a northerly direction.

Alternative route: the alternative route for vehicles will be Albert Royds Street, Milnrow Road, John Street, Yorkshire Street and Halifax Road.
Organised by: United Utilities.

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Area: Middleton
Reason: to allow access to a housing development site. 

Expected start and finish: 8am, Monday, 16 July 2018 - 6pm, Wednesday, 15 January 2020.
Restriction and location: temporary cycle lane closure:

  • On the east side of Hollin Lane from a point 125 metres north of its junction with Hazelhurst Drive for a distance of 56 metres in a northerly direction.
  • From a point 245 metres north of its junction with Hazelhurst Drive for a distance of 52 metres in a northerly direction.

Alternative route: cyclists will still be able to travel down these road using the main areas of the road, not the cycle lanes.
Organised by: Rochdale Borough Council.

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Area: Heywood
Reason: to resurface the carriageway.

Expected start and finish: 7pm-6am every night Monday, 5 November 2018 - Monday, 19 November 2018.
Restriction and location: temporary closure of:

  • Bridge Street - from its junction with Garden Street to its junction with Dawson Street.
  • Dawson Street - from its junction with Bridge Street to its junction with Bamford Road.
  • Bamford Road - from its junction with Foundry Street to its junction with Market Place.
  • Market Street - from its junction with Moss Street to its junction with Market Place.

Alternative route: the alternative route for vehicles will be signed on the street when the closures are in place. Pedestrian access won't be affected.
Organised by: Rochdale Borough Council.

Area: Heywood
Reason: to resurface the carriageway as part of our additional £12 million road improvement programme.

Expected start and finish: 8am-5pm each day from Monday, 19 November 2018 - Monday, 3 December 2018 as required.

  • Restriction and location: temporary closure of Schofield Street from its junction with Walton Street to its junction with Hardfield Street.

Alternative route: the alternative route for vehicles will be signed on street when the closure is in place. Pedestrian access will not be affected.
Organised by: Rochdale Borough Council.

Area: Heywood
Reason: to resurface the carriageway.

Expected start and finish: 8am-5pm each day from Monday, 26 November 2018 - Monday, 10 December 2018.

  • Restriction and location: temporary closure of Mount Street from its junction with Schofield Street to its junction with Manchester Street. Pedestrian access won't be affected.

Alternative route: the alternative route for vehicles will be Schofield Street, Hardfield Street and Manchester Street.
Organised by: Rochdale Borough Council.

Area: Heywood
Reason: to resurface the carriageway.

Expected start and finish: 8am-5pm each day from Monday, 26 November 2018 - Monday, 10 December 2018.

Restriction and location: temporary closure of 

  • Peel Street from its junction with Bury Street and Bridge Street to its junction with Derby Street. Pedestrian access won't be affected.

Alternative route: the alternative route for vehicles will be Cherwell Avenue, Bank Top Street, George Street, Bridge Street and Bury Street.
Organised by: Rochdale Borough Council.

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