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Temporary Road Closure for Mop Fair

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From Friday 08 October 2021 -  12:00pm
To Sunday 10 October 2021 - 08:00am

pdfTemporary Road Closure Order

Town Police Clauses Act 1847

IN ACCORDANCE with Section 21 of the Town Police Clauses Act 1847, which section gives Wiltshire Council (“the Council”) the power to make an Order for roads within its administrative area to be closed temporarily to all vehicular traffic (and for alternative routes to be observed) for the purposes of preventing obstruction


On: Friday 8th October 2021 from 12.00 (midday) to Sunday 10th October 2021 at 08.00am

And: Friday 15th October 2021 from 12.00 (midday) to Sunday 17th October 2021 at 08.00am

Purpose: Marlborough Little Mop and Big Mop Chartered Fairs

That the following roads and streets in the town of Marlborough are to be closed (save in any case of emergency) to all vehicular traffic as set out below:

a) High Street; from its junction with Bridewell Street / Pewsey Road in a northerly direction to its junction with Kingsbury Street / New Road.

b) Kingsbury Street (Part); from its junction with High Street in a north-westerly direction to its junction with Silverless Street.

c) New Road; from its junction with High Street in an easterly direction to its junction with Barn Street / London Road.

Nothing in this Order shall prevent vehicles from proceeding in the said lengths of road when being used in connection with the event stated above.

Nothing in this Order shall apply so as to prevent any person from causing or permitting any vehicle that is a bus from entering the length of road specified in part 3 (New Road) in the schedule of this Order when turning right from The Parade.I

n this Order, except where the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the meanings hereby respectively assigned to them:-

“bus” has the meaning defined in Regulation 22 of the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Direction 2002;

AND it is also hereby ordered that appropriately sign posted diversionary routes will be in place throughout the period of closure.

This Order is made the 24th day of August 2021


Signed by


Associate Director, Highways and Transport

IMPORTANT: It is an offence to wilfully breach the terms of this order and anyone committing such an offence shall be liable on summary conviction in the Magistrates’ Court to a penalty not exceeding £1,000.