Road Closures

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

Temporary emergency closure on Friday 25th November


Following recent investigation of Benson Weir walkway, concerns have been raised around the potential for impact damage caused by floating debris during high flows. The walkway will therefore be closed for public access during high flows to ensure public safety.

For further information please call the Environment Agency on 03708 506 506

Environment Agency Notice

Temporary Traffic Order – Wallingford – Bridleway 167/29/10 closure


When : Coming into force 1st May 2022 and will remain in force until October 2023, or until the works have been completed whichever is sooner.

Works to be carried out : A request has been received from Berkeley Homes for a temporary speed restriction to apply to a section of the Bridleway 167/29/10, whilst essential a new arm off of the existing A4130 by-pass is required to form a new access for the site which passes over the existing bridleway. As part of the roundabout works are carried out.

A copy of the drawing showing the extent of the closure and also the alternative route for traffic is attached.

Further information regarding the works may be obtained by contacting Joseph Harding on 01753 784000 or email joseph.harding@berkeleygroup.co.uk

Alternative Route for Traffic Plan

Extension Notice

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.

Documents : 

Order Notice

Alternative Route Plan

Temporary Traffic Order – Town Centre Sunday 4th December


On Sunday 4th December, the following roads in the town centre of Wallingford will be closed to vehicles for the Christmas Market from 9am – 4pm:

• Marketplace
• St Martin’s Street, from junction with High Street to St Leonard’s Square
• St Mary’s Street, from junction with High Street to St Leonard’s Square

Diversions will be in place during this time.

Organisers : Wallingford Town Council. If you need to contact us regarding this temporary road closure, please contact us