Traffic Regulation Order (TRO)
Temporary prohibition or restriction on roads
Order number: 014, 2020
London Road, The Chase, Gumley Road, Mill Lane, West Thurrock and South Stifford
1) The Borough Council of Thurrock, in exercise of their powers under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and all other powers, intends to make an Order the effect of which is to:
a) prohibit vehicles with the exception of buses and other authorised vehicles from travelling along London Road from a point outside the Old Shant public house
b) prohibit Vehicles from travelling along London Road from its junction of Mill Lane for approximately 50m in an easterly direction
c) prohibit Vehicles from travelling westbound along London Road between its junctions with Gumley Road and Mill Lane
d) prohibit Parking in The Chase between its junctions with London Road and Gumley Road
e) prohibit parking for approx. 50m on either side of Gumley Road from its junction with The Chase and either side of Mill Lane from its junction with London Road
2) The purpose of the Order is to enable engineers to carry out essential gas main replacement works.
3) The alternative routes for the respective prohibitions are as follows:
a) for eastbound vehicles will be West Thurrock Way, A13, Elizabeth Road, Devonshire Road, London Road, and vice versa for westbound vehicles
b) for eastbound vehicles will be West Thurrock Way, A13, Elizabeth Road, Devonshire Road, London Road, Gumley Road and The Chase and vice versa for westbound vehicles
c) for access for residents travelling westbound diversion will be Gumley Road, the Chase then eastbound onto London Road
4) The Order will come into force on Monday 9 March 2020 at 9:30am until Friday 31 October 2020 at 5pm. Prohibitions a), b) and c) above will apply in stages however will only apply to those days and times when indicated on site by the presence of the appropriate traffic signs in accordance with The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016. The Barrier to enforce the closure will only be in force between the hours of 06:00hrs until 19:00hrs.
5) It is expected that the works will be completed within the above times, however he Order will continue in force for a period not exceeding 18 months or until the works have been completed, whichever is the sooner.
6) If the works are not completed within 18 months, the Order may be extended or a longer period with the approval of the Secretary of State.