Resurfacing project – temporary road closures

Reading Borough Council has made an Order in accordance with section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, as amended, because works are being or are proposed to be executed on or near the roads. The effect of which is to bring into operation the following closures, restrictions and suspensions:

  1. The entire length of roads as detailed in Schedule 1 will be closed to all traffic as and when required and during the operation of the road closures all parking restrictions will be suspended and a temporary NWAAT parking restriction will be in place.
  2. During the operation of the road closures the restrictions as detailed in Schedule 2 shall be suspended.

The Order will commence on 20th September 2021 and only during such times and to such extent from time to time indicated by traffic signs placed on site and as prescribed by the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016.

The Order is necessary to allow carriageway resurfacing works to be carried out and will remain in force until the works are completed but for no longer than 18 months.

Schedule 1

Entire length of roads to be closed

  • Alpine Street
  • Anglefield Road
  • Argyle Road
  • Argyle Street
  • Arkwright Road
  • Ashby Court
  • Ashmore Road
  • Baker Street
  • Barn Close
  • Battle Place
  • Battle Square
  • Blagdon Road
  • Blandford Road
  • Bourne Avenue
  • Brackstone Close
  • Bramshaw Road
  • Brixham Road
  • Brunswick Hill
  • Buckside
  • Carey Street
  • Catherine Street
  • Champion Road
  • Chester Street,
  • Chester Street,
  • Chesterman Street
  • Chudleigh Gardens
  • Clifton Park Road
  • Coldicutt Street
  • Commercial Road to o/s 75)
  • Connaught Close
  • Connaught Road
  • Cooper Close
  • Cromwell Road
  • Curzon Street
  • Dale Road
  • Darwin Close
  • Deepdene Close
  • Denbury Gardens
  • Donegal Close
  • Dorothy Street
  • Durham Close
  • Dwyer Road
  • East Street
  • Eccles Close
  • Elgar Road
  • Forge Close
  • Francis Street
  • Fulmead Road
  • Glebe Road
  • Gloucester Road
  • Gower Street
  • Great Knollys Street
  • Greenwood Road
  • Gweal Avenue
  • Hagley Road
  • Hampden Road
  • Harley Road
  • Hart Street
  • Havergate Way
  • Heatherden Close
  • Henry Street
  • Heron Island
  • Highgrove Street
  • Home Farm Close
  • Ian Mikardo Way
  • Jubilee Square
  • Katesgrove Lane
  • Kearsley Road
  • Kensington Road
  • Kentwood
  • Keston Close
  • Kingsbridge Road
  • Knighton Close
  • Lamerton Road
  • Lancing Close
  • Letcombe Street
  • Lincoln Road
  • Linden Road
  • Little Street
  • Longships Way (from
  • Lorne Street
  • Lulworth Road
  • Luscombe Close
  • Meavy Gardens
  • Merton Road North
  • Merton Road South
  • Mill Green
  • Mill Road
  • Milman Road
  • Minster
  • Moreleigh Close
  • Mortimer Close
  • Mount Pleasant Grove
  • Mount Street
  • Mundesley Street
  • Nelson Road
  • Newark Street
  • Newlyn Gardens
  • Norfolk Road
  • North Street,
  • Old Barn Close
  • Ormsby Street
  • Oxford Street
  • Peel Close
  • Pentland Close
  • Peppard
  • Portway Close
  • Queen Street
  • Queens Road
  • Richmond Road,
  • Rossington Place
  • Rowley Road
  • Rushden Drive
  • Rushley Way
  • Rutland Road
  • Salford Close
  • Salisbury Road
  • Shenstone Road
  • Sherman Road
  • Shirley Avenue
  • Short Street
  • Short Street
  • Sidmouth Street (Queens Road to Kennetside)
  • South Street, Reading (London St to Sidmouth St)
  • South View Avenue
  • Southcote Farm Lane
  • Spencer Road
  • Spring Gardens
  • Spring Grove
  • St Agnes Way
  • St Johns Road
  • Star Road
  • Stockton Road
  • Suffolk Road
  • Talbot Close
  • Tamarisk Avenue
  • The Mount
  • Thornton Mews
  • Tippett Rise
  • Totnes Road
  • Upper Crown Street
  • Valentia Road
  • Vicarage Road
  • Village Close
  • Washington Road
  • West Hill
  • Whale Avenue
  • Whitstone Gardens
  • Willow Gardens
  • Windermere Road
  • Woodman Close
  • Woodside Way
  • Wrenswood Close
  • Yelverton Road

Schedule 2

Suspension of restrictions

RoadType of restriction to be suspended
Amity StreetOne-way
Argyle RoadOne-way
Baker StreetOne-way
Brunswick HillOne-way
Carey StreetOne-way
Catherine StreetOne-way
Chester Street, CavershamOne-way
Chester Street, ReadingNo right turn
Cholmeley RoadOne-way, No entry
Clifton Park RoadOne-way
Coldicutt StreetOne-way, Prohibition of vehicles except cycles, no entry
Cumberland RoadOne-Way
Curzon StreetOne-way
East StreetOne-way
Elgar RoadOne-way
Foxhill RoadOne-way
Francis StreetOne-way
Gower StreetNo right turn
Hatherley RoadOne-way
Havergate WayNo left turn, No right turn expect buses and cycles) Buses Only on Lindisfame Way
Highgrove StreetOne-way
Kensington RoadOne-way, No right turn between jnc Wilton Rd & Oxford Rd
Letcombe StreetTurn Right only
Liverpool RoadOne-way
Lulworth RoadOne-way
Mount Pleasant GroveLeft Turn only
Mundesley StreetOne-way
Oxford StreetOne-way
Parkside RoadNo right turn
Queens Road CavershamOne-way and No entry except cycles
Radstock RoadOne-way
Salisbury RoadOne-way
Sidmouth Street (Queens Rd to Kennetside)One-way
South View AvenueOne-way, at Washington Rd, Ardler Rd
Southcote Farm LaneNo entry
St Johns Road(One-Way) at St. John Street & St. John’s Hill
St Johns RoadOne-way
Star RoadOne-way
Upper Crown StreetOne-way
Valentia RoadOne-way
Wantage RoadOne-way
Washington RoadOne-way
West HillNo Right Turn
Western RoadOne-way
Wykeham RoadOne-way and No Entry