Village Traffic Chaos Continues

Home » News and Events » News Room » Village Traffic Chaos Continues
traffic lights

We were amazed to find Mastiff Lane was closed today.
Although it is expected that the work being undertaken will only last for 1 day, we question why no advance notice was given.

This work apparently is to carry out temporary repairs to the multiple potholes and crumbling verges on Mastiff Lane caused by the large volume of travellers not using the official diversion route for the closed Church Street.

We understand that the Parish Council had requested action on Mastiff lane, but were informed that this would not happen until Church Street had been re-opened.

Residents may have noticed a British Gas Customer Service Representative in the village this morning talking to individuals and taking notes.

"MalpasCheshire online " has established that although the works on Church Street are virtually completed, Church Street is likely to remain closed as a through route whilst the work to replace the Gas Main continues up the High Street as far as the Dry Cleaners.
The High Street will be subject to single carriageway working controlled by traffic lights from Monday (estimated for 2-3 weeks) whilst they continue to install the new main.

The basis for keeping Church Street closed off as a through route, is to provide some additional space to accommodate some of the displaced Parking Spaces on the High Street.

Again no traffic orders relative to this work. have been advised.

Malfest which is scheduled to take place from 19th to 22nd May, is likely to bring increased traffic into the village looking for additional parking space and access up Church Street to St Oswald's Church and the Sports Club on Wrexham Road.

This information has been shared with the Customer Representative, and who has agreed to endeavour to clear the streets by the 19th May.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Minerva Final Poster
Thu 21 Jun 9:19am  |  hits: 673

Minerva Arts running summer youth theatre project in MalpasOver the summer holidays Minerva Arts will be bringing their popular holiday drama club to Malpas Young Persons Centre.Young people aged 8-15 will come together to explore different theatre techniques and create an unforgettable performance to share with friends and family.The project will take place on Wednesday 1st & Thursday 2nd...

Summer Ramble 2018-2
Sun 17 Jun 10:43pm  |  hits: 150

Malpas Field ClubThe final meeting for Malpas Field Club for this season took the form of an evening ramble on Wednesday 13th June. Ten members and friends walked over Bulkeley Hill and Rawhead, finishing just in time to beat a heavy rain shower. The new season will start on Wednesday 12th September at Malpas High Street Church (7.45 pm). For a copy of the new season's programme...

MYPP Volunteers
Thu 21 Jun 12:49pm  |  hits: 125

...