Here you will find information for current and planned temporary road closures, road works, public events and other activities on the highway network in Wallingford and some of it’s immediate surrounding area’s which will affect the network in Wallingford.
Emergency works won’t appear immediately due to the urgent nature and will be added to the reporting system when we are notified about them. To find out more about the works being undertaken you should first attempt to contact the company responsible using the contact information listed on the Temporary Road Closure notice below.
For further information on road works in the Oxfordshire area, please visit the Oxfordshire County Council’s road works webpage
Temporary Closure Notices
Refurbishment to existing Traffic Signal Junction – F104 – High Street / St Martin’s Street / Castle Street (Lambs Crossroads), Wallingford
When : Week commencing Monday 25th July with anticipated completion date by Monday 15th August.
Works to be carried out : Existing poles will be replaced with new poles and a new signal controller will replace the existing obsolete one. New extra low voltage equipment will be installed with LED signal heads, which, was well as greatly reducing the power consumption and carbon footprint of the site, will reduce hazards in the event of accident damage to the equipment.
Area : Temporary multi-phase lights with a pedestrian facility will be in place while the work is in progress.
Temporary Traffic Order – Calvin Thomas Way, OX10 0SL
When : Starting on 22nd August at 22:00hrs. The anticipated completion date is 23 August 2022 at 5am (one night road closure)
Works to be carried out : Maintenance of approximately 450m of water filled barrier that is in the center of the carriageway.
Area Closed : Wallingford, Calvin Thomas Way, OX10 0SL
Exceptions : Limited access will be maintained for emergency service vehicles and for frontages within the closed section of road, subject to the progress of the works.
Alternative Routes : The alternative routes for traffic are via a combination of Wantage Road – Station Road – Croft Road – St. Johns Road – Hithercroft Road and vice versa.
Temporary Traffic Order – Wallingford – Footpath Nos. 27 & 28 Closure
When : Works commence 1st August 2022
Works to be carried out : Footpath Improvement works
Area Closed : Footpath No’s 27 & 28 which run either side of the A4130 Bosley Way.
Exceptions : are included for emergency services and for the works and for pedestrian access to premises which are only accessible from the closed section of the footpath. Appropriate traffic signs will be displayed to indicate when the measures are in force.
Alternative Routes : The alternative routes for traffic is via Calvin Thomas Way, Fir Tree Avenue, FP.16, Queens Avenue, Wantage Road, FP.16 Brightwell-cum-Sotwell and vice versa.
Temporary Traffic Order – ‘No Waiting’ – The Street, Wallingford
When : 11th August 2022
Times : Starting on 11th August at 7pm. The anticipated completion date is 12th August at 6am. (One nights closure from 7pm-6am)
Reason for temporary road closure : Road closure required to facilitate the restoration of the power urgently to the traffic signals and loops. New trench and power cable to be installed under the carriageway at the east end of the bridge.
Area Closed : The alternative routes for traffic are via a combination of The Street – Wallingford Road – Calvin Thomas (A4130) – Bosley Way – Nosworthy Way – Port Way – The Street and vice-versa.
Exceptions : Limited access will be maintained for emergency service vehicles and for frontages within the closed section of road, subject to the progress of the works. The “No waiting” restriction means hat wherever there are in place yellow “No waiting cones”, you will not be able to park vehicles on the highway.
Temporary Traffic Order – Roads, Wallingford. (RAF Freedom of Wallingford Parade)
When : Friday 12th August 2022
Closure for: RAF Freedom of Wallingford Parade
Area Closed : Between 12pm and 2PM, roads will be closed to all vehicular traffic. St Martin’s Street, St Mary’s Street, Wood Street at Junction with High Street, Thames Street at Junction with High Street, St. Mary’s Street at Junction with Reading Road, St Martin’s Street at Junction with Goldsmith Lane, Castle Street at Junction with High Street, High Street from the east end of Wallingford Bridge to Lamb Crossroads, High Street from Lamb Crossroads to Junction with Croft Road, Goldsmith Lane to Junction with High Street, Exit from Waitrose Car Park into High Street.
Exceptions : does not apply to emergency service vehicles and is subject to the discretion of a Police Officer in uniform.
More information : A parade will set off at 1pm from The Street, Crowmarsh (just over the other side of Wallingford Bridge), up the High Street and into the Market Place where they will be met by a salute and review. The parade will then go up St Mary’s Street to St Leonard’s Square and back down St Martin’s Street, though the Market Place again, left at the High Street and onto the Kinecroft.
There will be no parking allowed along this route from 1000 to 1700 hours on the 12th August 2022. Access to homes and car parks may be very limited during the road closure which is 1200hours to 1400hours so it will be best to plan your journeys outside of this time. There will be a number of servicemen, police and security personnel in this area for a few hours.
For Kinecroft residents
Do please note that 2 RAF helicopters are due to land on the Kinecroft, at approximately 9am, and fly out again a short time after the event draws to a close at around 5pm, please ensure any garden furniture or objects are secured during landing and take off.
For Businesses in the Town Centre
Please note control barriers will be positioned alongside the Market Place and there will be limited access to car parks during the parade (12pm to 2pm). In addition there will be no parking allowed along the route nor will any deliveries be allowed.
For Businesses at Hithercroft and Howbery
Please note there will be a road closure in place between 12pm and 2pm and access to any Town Centre Car Parks is limited. Parking on the access road to the Riverside car park is prohibited. No parking signs will be erected.
Temporary Traffic Order – Bridleway Closure – Bridleway 167/29/10 between the A4130 Roundabout and Wallingford Road.
When : 1st May 2022 with anticipated completion in October 2023
Works to be carried out : the order is being introduced because of housing development which is anticipated to be completed October 2023.
Area Closed : Close temporarily part of Bridleway 167/29/10 between A4130 Roundabout and Wallingford Road.
Exceptions : Included for emergency services and for the works and for pedestrian access to premises which are only accessible from the closed section of the bridleway.
Alternative Routes : via A4130 Reading Road, Winterbrook, Wallingford Road and vice versa
Temporary Traffic Order – Footpath 356/10 at Bridge 93 at the west end of Ferry Lane, South Stoke
When : Coming into force on 12th September with anticipated completion date of 9th November 2022
Reason for temporary closure : The Order is being introduced because of replacement of the existing footbridge 93. The effect of the Order is to temporarily close the footpath No. 356/9/10 at bridge 93 at the west end of Ferry Lane, South Stoke.
Area Closed : Footpath No. 356/9/10 at bridge 93 at the west end of Ferry Lane, South Stoke.
Exceptions : are included for emergency services, for Works and for pedestrian access to premises which are only accessibly from the closed section of footpath.
Diversion : For diversion, the path is diverted around works location via a temporary footbridge by agreement with Landowners.
Temporary Traffic Order – Road Closure – 126 Order 2022 – Town Centre (OX10 Community Centre Pop Up)
When : 24 September 2022
Times : Between the hours of 9am and 5pm.
Reason for temporary road closure : OX10 Community Centre Pop-Up
Area Closed : St Mary’s Street at Junction at St Leonard’s Square, to Junction with Market Place – Market Place – St Martin’s Street from Junction with High Street, to Junction at St Leonard’s Square (the following roads are likely to be thronged or liable to be obstructed)
Exceptions : are included for emergency services