Temporary traffic regulation orders

View a list of the temporary closures currently in force in Suffolk.

 

List of the temporary closures currently in force (by Parish alphabetical)

Route affected

Details of restrictions (including OS grid references)

Dates

FP31 and part of FP33 Aldringham cum Thorpe

From 647450 259910 and 647480 259880 to 647670 260630. In the interests of public safety the footpaths are closed due to damaged sea defences

7 February 2020 to 7 August 2024

Badwell Ash FP11

Approximately 206m Southbound from Hunston Road

22 Aug 2023 to  22 Aug 2024

Part of FP30 Barking

At 610630 254200.  In the interests of public safety Pippins bridge is closed  due to recent movement of the abutment.

16 December 2020 to 5 July 2024

Bramford FP8A

For 50m northbound from junction with Tye Lane

1 March 2024 to 1 Sept 2024
Bramford FP34

From Vicarage Lane to junction with Footpath 35

9 Feb 2023 to 1 March 2025
Part of FP9 Brightwell

From 625440 244670 to 625490 244200. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed to facilitate Earthwork Ukpn diversion, Solar Farm electric diversion and the Windfarm electric diversion.

1 January 2024 to 30 June 2024
Bungay BR22

From 633410 289701 to 633440 289723. In the interests of public safety the bridleway is closed for safety reasons due to falling masonry from the castle wall.

8 September 2023 to 28 March 2025

Belstead FP34

Belstead from the junction with Bentley Road for 50 metres north westbound to facilitate the installation of a new water compound

26 June to 1 March 2025

Part of FP5 Bawdsey

From 633493 237728 to 635123 239164. In the interests of public safety part of the footpath is closed due to the poor condition of the path surface and an actively eroding cliff

19 May 2020 to 8 December 2024

Part of FP26 Benhall

From 638223 260362 to 638143 260434. In the interests of public safety part of the footpath is closed to enable the creation of fen meadow habitat in relation to Sizewell C.

10 July 2023 to 10 December 2024

Blundeston FP13

From 651317 296782 to 651172 297145. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed to enable surfacing works to be carried out. 

5 August 2024 to 30 August 2024

Blythburgh FP17

From 643480 276120 to 645050 275360. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed due to a collapsed culvert and erosion of the embankment.

9 August 2023 to 8 February 2025

Part of FP18 Blythburgh

From 645220 275590 to 644150 275420. In the interests of public safety, the footpath is closed due to the river wall being structurally unsafe.

3 November 2022 to 2 May 2025

Part of FP6 Brantham 

From 612117 276106 to 612073 234868. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed as Network Rail have assessed the crossing and consider it unsafe for public use.

30 September 2016 to 30 March 2025

FP9 Brightwell

From 625440 244670 to 625490 244200. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed to facilitate Earthworks Ukpn diversion, Solar Farm electric diversion and the Windfarm electric diversion.

1 January 2024 to 30 June 2024

FP9 Brightwell and part of FP10 Brightwell

From 625600 244250 to 625440 244700. In the interests of public safety the footpath's are closed to enable the construction of the new spine road and the installation of electrical cables and services. 

12 September 2022 to 12 September 2024

FP47 Charsfield

From 625300 256193 to 625384 256360. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed to enable the installation of a new electricity cable. 

8 April 2024 to 12 April 2024

Creeting St Mary FP22, BR24, FP28, BR32

National Grid Overhead Electricity Transmission Line Refurbishment Works

1 June 2023 to 1 December 2023

Creeting St Peter FP1

Starting approximately 20m from junction with Mill Lane for 436m northeast bound to river crossing

1 Aug 2023 to 1 Feb 2025

FP3A Cretingham at the bridge

From 621739 260773 to 621738 260752. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed due to an unsafe bridge, and to enable replacement works

To 30 October 2025

Part of FP5 Crowfield

From 615294 257513 to 615257 257548. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed for Anglian Water to carry out works on a water meter.

From 10 June 2024 to 18 June 2024

Part of FP32 Debenham

From 618701 262242 to 618699 262234. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed due to a damaged bridge caused by flooding.

25 October 2023 to 30 December 2024

Earl Stonham & Little Stonham FP143, 5 and 23

Footpath 143, Earl Stonham, Footpaths 5 and 23, Little Stonham, This is to facilitate overhead electricity refurbishment works.

01 June 2023 to 01 December 2023

Earl Stonham FP28 and Little Stonham FP14

Footpath 28, Earl Stonham and, Footpath 14, Little Stonham. This is to facilitate overhead electricity refurbishment works. 

01 June 2023 to 01 December 2023

Part of FP12 Elmswell

At 598660 264050. In the interests of public safety at the level crossing due to insufficient visibility.

19 June 2020 to 19 December 2025

Part of FP28 Felixstowe

From 629224 236262 to 629212 236232 and 629199 236212 to 629188 236162. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed for the construction of a new roundabout.

1 April 2024 to 2 July 2024

Flempton FP2

Whole route

20 Feb 2024 to 19 Aug 2024

Fornham All Saints FP3

Starting approximately 150m south of the where footpath 2 starts in connection with the B1106 for approximately 80 meters.

9 Feb 2024 to 8 Aug 2024

Great Blakenham FP21

Suffolk County Council has made an order closing Footpath 21, Little Blakenham from the junction with Bramford Road for 1000 metres westbound to facilitate construction works. Other coordinated works may also take place during this period.

3 July 2023 to 3 July 2024

Great Wratting FP1

Approximately 1129m southbound starting from junction with Withersfield Road

5 Feb 2024 to 5 Aug 2024

Hadleigh BR27

For ongoing development and construction on site.

21 Oct 2023 to 22 Oct 2024

Haverhill BY32

BY6 from the track adjoining from the east for approximately 120m in a North Easterly direction to the edge of the copse

3 April 2024 to 3 Oct 2024

Hawkedon FP9

From 110 metres north of Hall Lane for 10 metres northbound will be closed to all pedestrian traffic

23 April 2024 to 23 Oct 2024

Part of FP7 Halesworth

From 639387 278222 to 639373 277956. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed to facilitate the construction works of the new housing development.

14 March 2024 to 13 September 2024

Part of FP23 Halesworth

From 639085 277302 to 639094 277308. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed at the footbridge known as White Bridge as it is weak and unsafe.

11 August 2022 to 10 August 2024

Haverhill BY32

For ongoing development and construction on site.

3 of Oct 2023 to 3 of Oct 2024

Part of FP10 Holton and FP31 Wenhaston with Mells Hamlet

From 640275 276941 to 640285 276941 and 640082 276943 to 640095 276939. In the interests of public safety the footpath's are closed due to damaged footbridges by flooding.

14 November 20223 to 13 November 2024

Hopton FP8

From 5 metres south of Fen Street to 250 metres north of Greyhound Lane for safety reasons due to a damaged boardwalk and footbridge. Other coordinated works may also take place during this period.

20 Dec 2023 to 20 Dec 2024

Icklingham BY6 BY7 BY8 BY11
Elveden BY1
Barnham BY1 BY2 BY5 BY6 BY8
West Stow BY6

Closed to all traffic due to risk to public safety.

17 January 2024 to 16 July 2024

Ixworth BR1

For approximately 1308m Westbound from junction with Commister Lane. To undertake essential repair works to PROW bridge in a safe manner and protect the Public.

10 Jun 2024 to 4 Oct 2024

Part of FP18 Ipswich 

From 616710 247046 to 616857 247405. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed to facilitate the construction of a new footway/cycleway over the railway line. 

1 August 2022 to 20 January 2025

RB36 Ipswich

Gas Works Quay and Eagle Wharf - from TM17004371 to TM17024345. Eagle Wharf only - from TM17014356 to TM17024345. Required periodically to enable Anglo-Norden to unload timber from Gas Works Quay and / or Eagle Wharf. Closure only in force when an advance notice is displayed on site in accordance with terms of the Port of Ipswich Harbour Revision Order 2012

As required

Lavenham FP8

Whole route

4 March 2024 to 4 Sept 2024

Part of FP7 and FP18 Little Bealings

From 622974 247905 to 623072 247926 and 623029 247655 to 622855 247581. In the interests of public safety the footpaths are closed for the installation of a new sewer, rising main and pumping station.

13 May 2024 to 12 November 2024

Little Blakenham FP43

For 20m North to South

75m South of Lower Road

9 May 2024 to 9 Nov 2024

Parts of FP39 and FP7 Lowestoft and Gisleham

From 653765 289910 and 653796 289929 to 653737 289550. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed due to extreme weather conditions and the current instability of the cliffs

6 February 2020 to 26 August 2024

Oakley FP6

Footpath 6, Oakley to be closed from 350 metres east of the junction with Upper Oakley for 430 metres eastbound to facilitate the installation of power cables. 

26 June 2023 to 04 August 2023
Old Newton FP47

Footpath 47, Old Newton from the junction with Footpath 46 to Greenacres to facilitate the construction of new dwellings.  

01 July 2023 to 6 Sept 2025

FP22 Onehouse

From 603220 259030 to 603220 258600. In the interests of public safety during the construction of a new housing development.

27 May 2021 to 16 December 2024

Part of FP17 Peasenhall

From 635175 269158 to 635159 269071. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed due to erosion of the riverbank.

13 December 2023 to 12 June 2024
FP9, FP11, FP13, FP16 Shotley

From 622970 237310 to 624530 236050 and 624528 236055 to 624310 233990. In the interests of public safety the footpaths are closed to enable the Environment Agency to undertake riverbank repair works.

4 March 2024 to 3 September 2024

FP8 South Cove

From 651090 279760 to 650740 279210. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed as the marsh drainage has been overwhelmed and the boardwalk has lifted and rotted and remains unsafe

To 20 October 2024

Stowmarket FP8

closing Footpath 8, Stowmarket from Stowupland Road for 550 metres northbound to enable the construction of a new housing development. 

01 July 2023 to 25 July 2024

Stowmarket FPs 21, 62 and 18

This closure remains required due to the interests of public safety, as construction on the new housing development is ongoing and continues to require access crossing the footpath. 

10 Jan 2022 to 10 Jan 2025

Stowupland FP36

Urgent building works following the discovery of RAAC Concrete on site

4 Sept 2023 to 4 April 2027

Stuston FP4, BR7, BR8

Route closed for National Grid Overhead Electricity Transmission Line Refurbishment Works

01 June 2023 to 01 December 2023

Stuston FP5, FP6

Route closed for National Grid Overhead Electricity Transmission Line Refurbishment Works

01 June 2023 to 01 December 2023

Wherstead FP36

From 615385 240669 to 614886 240620. In the interests of public safety the footpath is closed to facilitate major works to be carried out by Anglian Water

31 March 2024 to 30 September 2024

Woolpit FP2

Closed at bridge only to allow repair and replacement of overhead carriageway 

12 June 2023 to 31 July 2024