Post Tagged with: "A51"

Hundreds of HS2 lorry journeys set to add to Nantwich traffic

Hundreds of HS2 lorry journeys set to add to Nantwich traffic

Heavy duty HS2 construction lorries could be using some of Nantwich’s busiest junctions dozens of times every day under plans seen by Nantwich News.

HS2 Ltd has applied for permission to use certain routes for its lorries – including from Cheerbrook roundabout, Newcastle Road, Elwood Way, A51 London Road down to Checkley Lane near Bridgemere.

December 5, 2021
A51 Chester Road near Nantwich set to reopen in two weeks

A51 Chester Road near Nantwich set to reopen in two weeks

The A51 Chester Road at Wardle near Nantwich is on track to re-open later in December, Cheshire East Council confirmed today.

The “slope stabilisation” scheme on a 600-metre stretch has resulted in a full closure of the main route since August 31.

December 1, 2021
Motorcyclist injured in crash on A51 at Bridgemere

Motorcyclist injured in crash on A51 at Bridgemere

A motorcyclist was injured after a collision with a car closed the busy A51 at Bridgemere near Nantwich.

The accident happened at 5.24pm last night (Tuesday 30 November) outside Bridgemere Garden World.

December 1, 2021
Drivers in lucky escape after Nantwich crash leaves car on roof

Drivers in lucky escape after Nantwich crash leaves car on roof

Two drivers had a lucky escape after a collision at a busy Nantwich junction left one car on its roof.

Both occupants escaped uninjured from the accident which happened at the traffic lights where the A51, Elwood Way and Peter de Stapleigh Way meet.

November 15, 2021
Reaseheath College and First Bus launch zero emission training

Reaseheath College and First Bus launch zero emission training

Reaseheath College and industry partner First Bus have launched UK’s first bus and coach engineering academy training apprentices in green technology.

The new academy opened this month in Nantwich on the A51 site formerly occupied by vehicle recycling company Synetiq.

November 10, 2021
Business owners hit out over A51 16-week closure near Nantwich

Business owners hit out over A51 16-week closure near Nantwich

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Businesses affected by the 16-week closure of a stretch of the busy A51 at Wardle near Nantwich want to know why the work wasn’t done during lockdown.

A section of the main A51 route from Nantwich to Chester is to be closed between the junction of Bougheys Distribution and the Texaco Petrol Station from Tuesday August 31 for essential work to stabilise the road.

August 27, 2021
A51 at Wardle to be closed for 16 WEEKS, says council

A51 at Wardle to be closed for 16 WEEKS, says council

Motorists are being warned of long diversions and disruption with the closure of the busy A51 at Wardle near Nantwich for up to 16 WEEKS.

The closure announced by Cheshire East Council is for major repair work to the road.

August 12, 2021
PICTURE SPECIAL: Work on new spine road and A51 bypass in Nantwich

PICTURE SPECIAL: Work on new spine road and A51 bypass in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
These aerial images show construction continuing apace to build a much-needed spine road and bypass at Reaseheath in Nantwich.

The work is part of the Kingsbourne development agreement, with developers funding the improved infrastructure in Nantwich.

June 22, 2021
Busy Newcastle Road in Nantwich closed for two days for repairs

Busy Newcastle Road in Nantwich closed for two days for repairs

The busy Newcastle Road in Nantwich is to close for two days for more repair works.

The section of the A51 between Cheerbrook roundabout and Elwood Way lights will be closed today and tomorrow (June 3-4).

June 3, 2021
New Reaseheath ‘bypass’ road to open by February 2022

New Reaseheath ‘bypass’ road to open by February 2022

A new A51 “bypass” around Reaseheath could be open as soon as February 2022, reports suggest.

The road is being built as part of the conditions for the Kingsbourne development, which will take traffic around the village of Reaseheath.

April 22, 2021
Cheerbrook Farm Shop still open despite A51 road closure for repairs

Cheerbrook Farm Shop still open despite A51 road closure for repairs

Bosses at Cheerbrook Farm Shop in Nantwich say they are still open this weekend – despite the main A51 Newcastle Road being closed by highways for major repair work.

The business was preparing for a busy Valentine’s weekend when they told about the closure by a customer.

February 12, 2021
Pothole-ridden main road in Nantwich “prioritised” for repairs, says Council

Pothole-ridden main road in Nantwich “prioritised” for repairs, says Council

Highways chiefs say they will repair a badly damaged road on one of the busiest routes into Nantwich in the next 24-48 hours.

The A51 Newcastle Road, close to Cheerbrook farm shop, was badly damaged more than two weeks in floods caused by Storm Christopher.

February 11, 2021
RSPCA appeal after two cats found dumped in layby near Nantwich

RSPCA appeal after two cats found dumped in layby near Nantwich

Two cats have been found dumped in a remote layby on a closed road near Nantwich, RSPCS officials said.

Animal rescuer inspector Jenny Bethel said it was lucky she found the hungry cats, who are such good friends they have been named Ross and Chandler.

January 14, 2021