Dorset Council has issued a Notice under Section 14 [2] of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984 as amended. All vehicles will be prohibited from proceeding along Jennys Lane, Lytchett Matravers between Peatons Lane and High Street, a distance of approximately 310 metres. The Notice is needed in order to comply with health and safety regulations which require the provision of safe working areas and to minimise likelihood of danger to highway users. It will come into operation on 25th June 2023 with the closure in place 24hrs a day and remain in force for five days, however it is anticipated that the works will be completed by 26th June 2023.

This Notice will enable Wessex Water safe access to carry out a new connection in the highway.

The alternative route, which will be sign posted is as follows: High Street – Wareham Road – Halls Road – Middle Road – Eddy Green Road and vice versa.

For further information about the work being undertaken, call Wessex Water on 07823 370020. To discuss this Notice, call Dorset Highways Traffic Team on 01305 221020 or email

The official notice can be seen below as an embedded PDF or downloaded as a PDF here. It includes a map showing the diversion route.

Public Notice - Jennys Lane, Lytchett Matravers
Temporary closure of Jennys Lane (June 2023)
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