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Spotted some temporary lights and don’t know what is happening?

Your questions answered regarding road closures affecting Swanscombe and Greenhithe.

Please call 03000 418181 for further details or with any enquiries.

Temporary Road Closure – A226 Galley Hill RoadSwanscombe24th May 2023 for 18 months

Due to the likely danger to the public following damage to the road surface caused by a landslip, Kent County Council has made an Order to temporarily prohibit through traffic and pedestrian access on part of A226 Galley Hill Road, Swanscombe under Section14(1)(b) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

The Order will come into force on 24th May 2023 when the Emergency Temporary Traffic Regulation Order expires, with an estimated duration of up to 18 months.

A226 Galley Hill Road will be closed from junction B259 High Street, Swanscombe to junction Snowden Hill, Northfleet.

The alternative route for any through traffic is via A226 London Road, Swanscombe, B255 St Clements Way, B255 Bean Road, A296 Watling Street, A2260 Southfleet Road, A2660 Ebbsfleet Gateway, A226 Thames Way, A226 Stonebridge Road, A226 Galley Hill Road and vice versa.

The alternative route for pedestrians is via B259 High Street, Swanscombe, B259 Stanhope Road, Swanscombe, Cycle Track from Thames Way to Stanhope Road, Swanscombe, A226 Thames Way, Gravesend, A226 Stonebridge Road, Gravesend, A226 Galley Hill Road, Swanscombe and vice versa.

For the most up to date information please visit: https://one.network/?tm=134085469

For information regarding this closure please contact Kent County Council.

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TEMPORARY 7.5 TONNE WEIGHT LIMIT EXCEPT FOR ACCESS – Various Roads, Swanscombe 3rd July 2023 for 36 months

For the safety of the public and workforce during roadworks, Kent County Council has made an Order to impose a temporary mandatory weight limit of 7.5 tonne, (except for access) on a section of Various Roads in Swanscombe.

The 7.5 tonne weight restriction, (except for access), applies in both directions on the roads as per the Schedule below;

• A226 London Road, Swanscombe – From the junction of Manor Way through to the B259 High Street, Swanscombe for a distance of 630 metres and vice versa.

• B259 High Street, Swanscombe – From the junction of the A226 London Road, Swanscombe through to the B259 Stanhope Road for a distance of 360 metres and vice versa.

• B259 Stanhope Road, Swanscombe – From the junction of the B259 High Street, Swanscombe through to Swanscombe Street for a distance of 570 metres and vice versa.

• Craylands Lane, Swanscombe – From the junction of the A226 London Road, Swanscombe through to the junction of Craylands Square for a distance of 210 metres and vice versa.

The restrictions take effect on 3rd July 2023 for up to 36 months and will be lifted as soon as it is safe to do so.

The restrictions have been introduced for the safety of the public whilst the A226 Galley Hill Road, Swanscombe is closed.

For information regarding this closure please contact Kent County Council, who will be able to assist with the scope of these works.

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SGN – Temporary Road Closure – Abbey Road & Alexander RoadGreenhitheNEW DATE 1 JANUARY 2024 TO 2 FEBRUARY 2024

Due to works planned to be undertaken by SGN, it will be necessary to close part of Abbey Road & Alexander Road,

Greenhithe from (NEW DATE) 1 JANUARY 2024 TO 2 FEBRUARY 2024

Abbey Road will be closed between the junctions of Eynsford Road and Alexander Road. To the extent indicated by signs and barriers on site.

The alternative route for any through traffic is via Eynsford Road, Knockhall Road, Alexander Road and vice versa.

Alexander Road will be closed between the junctions of Abbey Road and Knockhall Road. To the extent indicated by signs and barriers on site.

There is no alternative route. Every effort will be made to maintain access for residents whenever it is safe to do so.

Pedestrian access will be maintained during the works.

The closures are required for the safety of the public and workforce while allowing gas works to be carried out, works are undertaken by SGN.

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SGN – Temporary Road Closure – Knockhall RoadGreenhithe(NEW DATE) 5 FEBRUARY 2024 TO 8 MARCH 2024

Due to works planned to be undertaken by SGN, it will be necessary to close part of Knockhall Road, Greenhithe from

(NEW DATE) 5 FEBRUARY 2024 TO 8 MARCH 2024

Knockhall Road, Greenhithe will be closed between the junctions of Lane Avenue and Knockhall Chase.

To the extent indicated by signs and barriers on site.

The alternative route for any through traffic is via Knockhall Road, Mounts Road, A226 London Road and vice versa.

Pedestrian access will be maintained during the works.

The closure is required for the safety of the public and workforce while allowing gas works to be carried out, works are undertaken by SGN.

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SGN – Temporary Road Closure – Lane Avenue & Austen CloseGreenhitheNEW DATE 22 JANUARY 2024 TO 23 FEBRUARY 2024

Due to works planned to be undertaken by SGN, it will be necessary to close part of Lane Avenue & Austen Close,

Greenhithe from (NEW DATE) 22 JANUARY 2024 TO 23 FEBRUARY 2024

Lane Avenue will be closed at the junction with Knockhall Road. To the extent indicated by signs and barriers on site.

There is no alternative route. Every effort will be made to maintain access for residents whenever it is safe to do so.

Austen Close will be closed at the junction with Lane Avenue. To the extent indicated by signs and barriers on site.

The closures are required for the safety of the public and workforce while allowing gas works to be carried out, works are undertaken by SGN.

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Kent County Council – Urgent Road Closure – Mounts Road, Greenhithe – 28 February 2024

It will be necessary to close Mounts Road, Greenhithe from 28 February 2024 for up to 1 day.

The road will be closed From London Road up to Kemsley Close.
The alternative route is via Mounts Road, London Road, St Clements Way, Mounts Road to Bluewater, Bean Road.

This is to enable Urgent carriageway repairs to be carried out by Kent County Council.

Street Works West Team
03000 418181 (9am – 5pm)
03000 419191 (5pm – 9am)

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Kent County Council – Urgent  Road Closure – Hillcrest Drive, Greenhithe – 1 March 2024

It will be necessary to close Hillcrest Drive, Greenhithe from 1 March 2024 for up to 1 day.

The Whole length of Road will be closed.

There is no alternative route. Every effort will be made to maintain access for residents whenever it is safe to do so.

This is to enable URGENT Carriageway Patching to be carried out by Kent County Council.

Street Works West Team

03000 418181 (9am – 5pm)
03000 419191 (5pm – 9am)

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