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Newark: Church Street, Southwell, to be closed for nearly three weeks due to flood mitigation works




A busy town street will be closed for nearly three weeks due to flood mitigation works taking place.

Church Street, Southwell, will only be open to pedestrians from January 11 to 29.

Nottinghamshire County Council and Severn Trent Water contractors will be undertaking the works at the bridge near to Harvey's Field.

Church Street, Southwell. Credit: Google Maps (43889670)
Church Street, Southwell. Credit: Google Maps (43889670)

Nottingham City Transport (Pathfinder) service 26 inbound journeys from Norwood Gardens turning circle towards Nottingham are to use the following alternative route:

  • Depart Norwood Gardens following the normal route along Lower Kirklington Road as far as the mini-roundabout
  • Then follow the reverse of the outbound route via right The Ropewalk, right Queen Street/Halam Road, left Allenby Road, left Westgate and right to revert to normal route on A612 Nottingham Road

Note: All of the above route may be deemed to be a 'Hail & ride' area for the duration of the diversion.

Stagecoach services 28 and 29 Mansfield - Newark - Mansfield (via Southwell) will divert as follows during the closure, with exception of January 16 and 23 where services will operate via normal route:

Outbound Services to Newark: Will operate via normal route as far as Market Place, Southwell, and will then divert via King Street onto Queen Street, turning right onto The Ropewalk, Lower Kirklington Road, Newark Road, to the junction with Easthorpe and the turn left or right onto their respective routes.

Inbound Services to Mansfield: Will operate normal route to Easthorpe, Southwell, and will then divert via Newark Road turning left onto the Burgage, King Street, onto the Market Place resuming normal route at this point.

The above diversions allow the centre of Southwell to served with the minimum of disruption for passengers.



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