Ford RideLondon Classique Stage One road Closures Barley and Barkway

Ford RideLondon Classique Stage One, Saffron Walden to Colchester

The Ford RideLondon Classique is a professional women’s road race featuring the best riders in the world. Saffron Walden and Colchester are the start and finish venues for this stage for the second year in a row.

Key information

  • Barley: Chishill Road, Church End, B1368 (London Road) will be closed to through traffic from approx. 10:30 to 12:oo
  • Barkway: B1368 Cambridge Road (High Street) closed from Royston Road to The Buckland Road from approx. 11:00 to 12:00.
  • Barkway:  The Buckland Road  to the A10 from Approx. . 11:00 to 12:00.

These will be temporary road closures which will be enforced. This means, roads are closed just ahead of the first rider’s arrival and just after the last rider passes through. There is a possibility that any vehicles parked on these roads will be towed.

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Road Closure – WHITELEY HILL – 20th March



 NOTICE is given that Hertfordshire County Council intends to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to prohibit all vehicular traffic from using that length of Whiteley Hill, Barkway from its junction with B1039 Royston Road south eastwards and south westwards to its junction with The Joint, a distance of approximately 3627m (“the Road”), except for access.

An alternative route will be via B1039 Barkway Road, A10 (Barkway Street/London Road) and The Joint

or via The Joint, A10 (London Road/Market Hill/Priory Lane) and B1039 Barkway Road.

The Order is needed because works are proposed to be executed on or near the Road.

If the Order is made, it shall come into force on 20 March 2023 for a period of up to 18 months. However, the restrictions specified shall only take effect at the times indicated by signs on or near the Road.

A copy of the proposed Order may be inspected free of charge at County Hall, Hertford between the hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm (excluding weekends, bank and public holidays).

If you have any queries about the proposed Order, please contact Abdul Boss tel. 0300 123 4047 at Ringway.

County Hall                                                                                        2 March 2023

Hertford                                                                                              Mark Kemp

Herts                                                                                                  Executive Director

SG13 8DN                                                                                         Environment & Transport