Road closures in Handforth this weekend


Motorists are advised to expect delays this weekend and to plan their journeys accordingly due to a road closures in Handforth.

As part of the required planning conditions for the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road scheme, Cheshire East Highways has been working in Handforth to install a mini roundabout at the junction of Handforth Road and Welland Road.

In order to to carry out works on the new roundabout and improvements to the junction both Handforth Road and Welland Road will be closed for approximately 50 metres either side of the junction on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th August.

A spokesperson for Cheshire East Council said "We understand that there is no right time to undertake works on such busy parts of the network, and this work has been planned to try and minimise disruption to local residents, businesses and members of the travelling public. Delays are expected."

Local businesses will remain open as usual, access to businesses will be maintained and coordinated by the team onsite.

Additionally Highfield Estate will be closed from the junction with Dean Row Road to enable Cheshire East Highways to carry out carriagway patching It is anticipated that the works will take place from Friday 24th August to Tuesday 28th August.

Road Closures