Broughton Astley Parish Council

Serving the people of Broughton Astley

Clerk: Debbie Barber
Council Office, Station Road
Broughton Astley, Leicester

Tags: Highways


Following a meeting last week with Leicestershire County Council Highways Department and subsequent emails since, as Parish Manager I can confirm that I was able to raise concerns and complaints received from residents over the road closures currently being experienced in Broughton Astley and surrounding Parishes. It was respectfully pointed out that the official diversion route not only doubled the... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 09 Feb 2020 11:38 by Parish Manager

Tags: Communication, Highways, Information


The Parish Council office has received notification from Leicestershire County Council Highways clarifying the signage displayed on Coopers Lane, Dunton Bassett and Cottage Lane, Broughton Astley.

Severn Trent Water (STW) originally placed signage detailing the duration period and start date of works to be carried out on Coopers Lane. They quickly realised that the information was incorrect and laid... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 09:41 by Parish Manager

Tags: Communication, Highways, Information


The Parish Council have been advised that the public footpath from the George and Dragon public house to Hobby Close and a further section from School Close to Cosby Road will be closed from 9 September 2019 for approximately 4 weeks.

The work is to make improvements to the footpaths.

Please see the attached map for further detail.

Posted: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 10:20 by Parish Manager

Tags: Communication, Highways, public notice


Leicestershire County Council gives notice that it proposes to make an Order under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to impose a Mandatory School Keep Clear - Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm on part of Station Road and Blenheim Crescent, Broughton Astley.

Copies of the plans illustration the proposals and an explanatory statement giving the Council's reasons for proposing to make the Order are attached.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 May 2019 12:46 by Parish Manager

Tags: Communication, Consultation, Highways


Leicestershire County Council will be implementing a temporary closure of the footpath between Hobby Close and School Crescent for public safety.

The footpath will be closed for one day on:

FRIDAY 31 May 2019

Please see attached documents for further details.

Posted: Thu, 16 May 2019 12:31 by Parish Manager

Tags: Communication, Highways, public notice


After being approached by Leicestershire County Council, the Parish Council are closing the car park at the allotment from 8 March to 17 March inclusive.

This is to allow the storage of vehicles and materials to be used in the re-surfacing works on Main Street, Orchard Road etc.

We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.

Posted: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 13:48 by Parish Manager

Tags: 2019, Communication, Highways


A (temporary) permissive footpath has been installed and opened by Leicestershire County Council (with permission of Jelson Ltd) to provide a safe route for pedestrians from Cosby Road to the new Aldi store.

The entrance / exit is opposite Willowbrook Road and follows the boundary hedge around the field and the exit / entrance is by the light controlled crossing on Broughton Way.

A map is attached showing... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:14 by Parish Manager

Tags: 2018, Communication, Highways


Strategic Growth Plan for Leicester and Leicestershire

A Draft Plan has been prepared for public consultation which will run until Thursday 5 April 2018.

A copy of the Draft Plan, summary leaflet, evidence used in its preparation, and the consultation questionnaire are available on the dedicated website - please use the following link:

A drop-in session has also... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Jan 2018 14:17 by Parish Manager

Tags: 2018, Communication, Consultation, Highways, planning


With inclement weather forecast again this week, the Parish Council would like to re-cap on the responsibilities of public authorities in relation to precautionary gritting and clearance of snow and ice.

Grit should not be taken from the bins by residents for use on their own properties.

The Parish Council undertakes 'Snow Warden' duties on behalf of the County Council to spread grit on certain designated... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:30 by Parish Manager

Tags: 2018, Communication, Highways

Have Your Say on Proposed Highways Maintenance Changes

Share your views on Leicestershire County Council's draft highways asset management policy and strategy.

The road and footpath network provides connections to employment, health services, education, places of leisure and interest, as well as supporting industry. However, budget reductions mean Leicestershire County Council needs to consider revised ways of working.

They spent £26m looking after... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Jan 2017 12:49 by Alison

Tags: 2017, Consultation, Highways