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 High Street, Lytchett Matravers between The Adam Practice and 21 High Street (in both directions), a distance of approximately 130 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 between 08:00 – 15:30 on 18th February 2023 and remain in force for five days, however it is anticipated that the works will be completed by 19th February 2023.

This Notice will enable Openreach safe access to renew a pole in the highway.

The alternative route, which will be sign posted is as follows: Lime Kiln Road – Wareham Road and can be seen in the official notice which can be downloaded as a PDF here, or viewed below as an embedded PDF.

For further information about the work being undertaken, call Sunbelt Rentals (Agents for Openreach) on 03700 500792. To discuss this Notice, call Dorset Highways Traffic Team on 01305 221020 or email

Public Notice - High Street, Lytchett Matravers
Temporary closure of Lytchett Matravers High Street
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