Dorset Council has made a Notice under Section 14 [2] of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984 as amended. The Notice is needed in order to comply with health and safety regulations which require the provision of safe working areas and to minimise the likelihood of danger to highway users. It will come into operation on 11th July 2022 between 09:00 and 16:00​​ and remain in force for five days, but it is anticipated that the works will be completed by 12th July 2022.

This Notice will enable Dorset Council to carry out carriageway maintenance and resurfacing works.

The effect of this Order is as follows:

  1. To impose temporary road closure on Prospect Road, Lytchett Matravers in its entirety from the junction with Hyde Cottages. There will be no alternative route on this occasion, however residents access will be maintained.
  2. To impose clearway and parking suspension as indicated by signs on site to prevent waiting or parking on the highway along Prospect Road, Lytchett Matravers in its entirety from the junction with Hyde Cottages. Any vehicle waiting in contravention of any restriction imposed by this Notice may be removed under the provisions of the Removal and Disposal of Vehicles Regulations 1986. Please note that the dates are a window of opportunity and the road may not be closed for the whole duration stated above and the works are weather dependant.

For further information about the work being undertaken, call Dorset Highways Operations on 01305 228100. To discuss this Notice, call Dorset Highways Traffic Team on 01305 221020 or email

The full notice can be seen below (embedded as a PDF) or downloaded as a PDF, here. It includes a map showing the extent of the closure (as set out above).

Public Notice - Prospect Road, Lytchett Matravers
Temporary closure of Prospect Road, 11th July 2022
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