Notification of Temporary Road Closure – Swallowfield Road

Please be aware that Wokingham Borough Council as Highway Authority hereby gives notice under Section 14 (2) (a) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 that no vehicle shall proceed along Swallowfield Road, Arborfield between its junctions with Arborfield Cross and A327 Observer Way.

The alternative route for all traffic affected by the restriction shall be by proceeding via Reading Road and A327 Observer Way, or by this route in reverse.

The reason for these prohibitions is to enable Wokingham Borough Council contractors to undertake Highway Maintenance Defect Repairs in safety.

Access to properties or businesses within the boundary of the restriction will be maintained wherever possible.

The restrictions will come into effect on 17th April 2024 and will continue for a period not exceeding 5 days. It will only be in effect whilst the necessary traffic signs are lawfully displayed in the said roads. It is anticipated that works will be completed by 17th April 2024. The restriction will only be in force between the hours of 9.30-16.00

The restriction imposed by this notice shall only apply during those periods when traffic signs complying with the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016 are lawfully displayed.

We apologise for any inconvenience that this restriction may cause.

Kind Regards,


Highways & Transport / Place & Growth

Wokingham Borough Council

Tel: 0118 974 6000