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Reminder: Closure of Homberg Way / Wembdon Rise

A Road Closed sign

Somerset Highways have announced that Homberg Way will be closed at the junction of Wembdon Rise for resurfacing. The closure will be for evenings only (18:30 – 23:30), starting on Tuesday 4th October. (The start date was originally announced as Monday 3rd.) The closure are now expected to last until Monday 10th.

The official diversion route is shown in the map below. For any further information about this closure please contact Somerset Highways on 0300 123 2224 quoting reference: RS005922.

map showing ddiversion route for the closure of Homberg Way

Quantock Road closed 22nd September

A Road Closed sign

Quantock Road will be closed from the junction with Quantock Avenue, eastwards for a distance of 55 metres. The closure is expected to start at 07:30 on Thursday 22nd September and finish by 18:00. Contractors working on behalf of Somerset County Council will be carrying out “machine patching works”.

The official diversion route is shown in the map below, and the formal closure notice can be downloaded from here.

Map showing diversion route while Quantock Road is closed

Road works on Wembdon Hill (again)

Roadworks sign

Western Power Distribution will be working on Wembdon Hill opposite number 78. The work will start on Tuesday 20th September and is expected to last for 7 days. Temporary traffic lights will be in use, so you can expect delays.

Temporary traffic lights on Wembdon Rise

Roadworks sign

We have been told by Wessex Water that they will be working on Wembdon Rise between Homberg Way and Inwood Road. The work will start on Monday 12th September and is expected last for two days. Temporary traffic lights will be in use.

Closure of Homberg Way – advance warning

A Road Closed sign

Somerset Highways have announced that Homberg Way will be closed at the junction of Wembdon Rise for resurfacing. The closure will be for evenings only (18:30 – 23:30), starting on Monday 3rd October. It is expected to last for up to 5 evenings.

The official diversion route is shown in the map below. For any further information about this closure please contact Somerset Highways on 0300 123 2224 quoting reference: RS005922.

The original notice of this closure announced that the road would be closed completely for all five days. This would have caused great inconvenience to the residents of Wembdon. Following a successful intervention by Wembdon Parish Council, the closure has now been restricted to evenings only.

map showing ddiversion route for the closure of Homberg Way

Road works in Wembdon 8th & 9th September

Roadworks sign

A reminder that Church Road will be completely closed between Crossacre and Cross View Rise, to enable Wessex Water to carry out works to replace a defective fire hydrant cover.

The works are expected to commence on Thursday 8th September 2022 and last for 2 days (07:00 -15:30) .

The contractor has indicated that access for Emergency Services through the site is not permitted on this occasion.

For any further information about this closure please contact Wessex Water on 0345 600 4600, quoting reference: ttro502260SE.

Click on the small map to view the full map showing the diversion route. You can also view the official closure notice.

Wessex Water will also have temporary traffic lights in the area of 83 Wembdon Hill, while they carry out reinstatement work. This is also due to start on Thursday 8th September, and to last for 2 days.

Two-week closure of North Street

A Road Closed sign

Somerset Highways have announced that North Street will be closed to “enable Milestone Infrastructure to carry out structural maintenance – Drainage Works.” The closure will start on Tuesday 30th August and is expected to last until Monday 12th September. The section affected is from the junction with Camden Road south-eastwards for a distance of 40 metres.

The official diversion route is shown in the map below, and the formal closure notice can be downloaded from here.

Map showing official diversion route while North Street is closed

Road works on Sandford Hill

Roadworks sign

Wessex Water will have temporary traffic lights near the top of Sandford Hill on Tuesday 23rd and Wednesday 24th August. They will be renewing a stop tap.

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