Marchamley Water Mains – Update 17 June

Marchamley Water Mains Map 2019

Catherine Webb, Community Communications Officer, Severn Trent Water has provided the following update on progress with the project to replace water mains in Marchamley:

We have now renewed 900 meters of water main.

As the carriage way is so narrow with sharp bends along the main road outside of Wood Farm, we have now decided to use a manned traffic […]

A Summer of Disruption in Marchamley

Marchamley Water Mains Map 2019

This week Severn Trent Water has written to residents in Marchamley setting out details of work to replace water mains in the area. The letter states that the work will start in the week commencing 20 May and will be completed by the end of September.

In order to help residents to be as fully informed as possible STW is […]

Disruption on A442 for Four Weeks

People using the A442 through Peplow may have spotted signs indicating that the road will be closed from 5 April 2019, for 13 days, though no reason is stated.

The section of road covered is between Espley Roundabout (A53 junction) and Peplow/Radmoor Crossroads.

Around the same time residents living along this section of the road have received letters indicating that […]

Wood Lane, Wollerton Roadworks, 21 to 29 March 2019

Roadworks Sign

UPDATE 23 March:

A further notice on indicates that a section of Wood Lane will be completely closed from Mon. 25 till Wed. 27 Mar. It reads:

Wood Lane, Wollerton, Shropshire 25 March — 27 March

Delays likely Road closure Works location: Wood Lane from X junction leading to Mill Road to The Woodlands

Works description: Installation of new […]

Resurfacing on The Avenue, Peplow – March 2019

Recently, Shropshire Council have circulated letters to residents on The Avenue in Peplow with details of resurfacing work to be carried out there between 18 and 28 March. The annotated image below is taken from the information which accompanied the letter, and shows the location of the work.

The letter reads:

Dear Resident / Business Owner

I am pleased to […]

Wollerton Water Main Replacement Completed!

Yesterday, the webteam was informed that the reinstatement of the road surface on Drayton Road had been completed. The contractor’s intention was therefore by the end of the working day, to remove the signage and return to the status of the road to being legally open to traffic. Whilst this was not as early as hoped at the end of […]

Wollerton Water Main Replacement – Update 3 March 19

We have received the following update from Samantha Pedley, Amey Customer Liaison Officer:

“The pipework is all complete but there is some reinstatement work still to be completed.

We are expecting this to be done over the weekend with final sections done on Monday, however, it is possible this may extend to later in the week.

As soon as we […]

Wollerton Water Main Replacement – Road to Re-open Next Week?

Wollerton Road Closure Map Oct 2018 to March 2019

The webteam have been informed by Severn Trent’s contractor Amey, that good progress has been made on Phase Two and there is a real possibility that Drayton Road will be reopened sometime next week. If it is the work will be completed a week ahead of schedule.

The traffic lights at the junction with Mill Road and Wood Lane, which […]

New Dog Walk in Wollerton

A recent work party undertaken by members of the Hodnet Footpath Group [HFG] means a footpath through the fields in the centre of the village is now accessible to a wider group of users. This is a quiet/pretty route that runs from the road next to the former Squirrel Pub to the road bend by the entrance to the Tennis […]

A442 Closed by Stranded Lorry

According to a report on the Shropshire Star website, the A442 was closed for over three hours yesterday after a lorry went off the road and became stranded on the verge.

Picture: Operational Patrol Unit on Twitter

The report states that police were called shortly after 9:00am, and began advising travellers to find alternative routes.The incident happened between Espley […]

Shrewsbury Street Roadworks – 11 to 13 Feb. 2019

Roadworks Sign

The following information about disruption on Shrewsbury Street over the next three days has recently been posted on

Shrewsbury Street, Hodnet 11 February — 13 February

Delays likely Traffic control (multi-way signals) Works location: From 24 to 26 Shrewsbury Street, Hodnet

Works description: MJ Quinns are to run approx. 25m of ducting from pcp floor box to DSLAM floor […]

A442 Roadworks – Monday 4 Feb. 2019

Roadworks Sign

Information from

A442 From Radmoor Crossroads to A53 Espley Roundabout, Hodnet 04 February

Delays likely Traffic control (Stop/Go boards)

Works description: Scoping for pothole funding works 2018 Responsibility for works: Shropshire

Works reference: UJ20570054197-015-01A

Fly-Tipping Alert – January 2018

It has been a while since we highlighted the problems of fly-tipping – the last time was in 2014.

This weekend a local resident has sent us the following photographs of rubbish recently dumped over a gate close to the junction on the A53 bypass with section of Station Road leading to Stoke-on-Tern.

The rubbish appears to be a mixture […]

Three days of disruption on Shrewsbury Street – 21 to 23 Jan.

Roadworks Sign

An announcement on is warning of three days of works on Shrewsbury Street from Monday. The notice reads:

Shrewsbury Street, Hodnet 21 January — 23 January

Delays likely Traffic control (multi-way signals) Works location: From 24 to 26 Hodnet

Works description: MJ Quinns are to run approx. 25m of ducting from pcp floor box to DSLAM floor box Responsibility […]

Wollerton Water Main Replacement – Update 17 January

Wollerton Road Closure Map Oct 2018 to March 2019

Update Friday 18 Jan: We have been informed this afternoon that the traffic lights will be removed by the end of today. Samantha Pedley of Amey also said that she would be informing Arriva, that the 64 will be able to use Mill Road from tomorrow. Whether or not it start doing so tomorrow or on Saturday is not clear […]