Dunton Bassett Parish Council

Serving the people of Dunton Bassett

Clerk: Helen Denton-Stacey
Dunton Bassett Village Hall
Bennett Hill, Dunton Bassett
Leics LE17 5JJ

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Police Report august

Police Report august

Posted: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 12:42 by Helen Denton-Stacey




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During the ongoing alterations and maintenance works on the National Highways Network, M1 Junction 20 is frequently used by diverted traffic, this is in addition to the daily heavy traffic that already travels over it. Leicestershire County Council will be resurfacing this roundabout to renew the road surface and prevent any further deterioration. More »

Affected businesses and residents have been informed, however, we wanted to give you notice of what is currently planned.

The Works

The planned maintenance works will include the resurfacing of both sides (Lutterworth Bound and Market Harborough Bound) of the roundabout. The bridge decks over the M1 have recently had maintenance works carried out by National Highways and no works will be required here.

To carry out these works safely and to a high standard, it is necessary for the whole roundabout and its exit/entry slips to be closed.

These works will be carried out Friday to Sunday at night between and the hours of 20.00 and 06.00.

Diversion Routes

Traffic travelling Northbound will first be diverted at junction 18 of the M1 and advised to use the A5 for Magna Park.

Traffic for Market Harborough will be able to exit M1 junction 19 advised to use the M6 and will signed back on to the A14 to enter Market Harborough Via the A508.

Magna Park traffic will be able to use the A5 and the M69 to travel either north or south.

Traffic unable to use junctions 18 or 19 will have the opportunity to use junction 21. Traffic for Market Harborough being able to use the A563 and A6. Traffic for Lutterworth being then advised to use the M69 and A5. Alternately traffic can use the A563 and A426 for Lutterworth.

Local traffic will be able to travel via Kimcote to get between Lutterworth and Market Harborough.


Leicestershire County Council has carried out a letter drop to residents of North Kilworth, Walton and Misterton. Local Businesses of Lutterworth Town Centre have been consulted and have also received a letter.

An extensive communications plan, received from National Highways listing stakeholders has been contacted by letter or email advising of our works, these include businesses within Magna Park, Parish Council's and Business' within the City and County.

Advance warning signs have been set up on the approaches to the roundabout and National Highways have also advertised these works on their overhead gantry's.

Leicestershire County Council have provided information on our website and also sent information on social media platforms.


Works are planned to take place between the hours of 20.00 and 06.00 on the 8th, 9th and 10th July and then again on the 15th, 16th and 17th July 2022.

General Maintenance Works

In addition to the above, some general maintenance works will also be undertaken at this location. White lining and drainage works will be carried out, along with National Highways being invited to carry out maintenance works at the same time. » Less

Posted: Thu, 07 Jul 2022 08:12 by Helen Denton-Stacey

ADVANCE NOTICE OF A TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER. A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location: Roundabout at M1 Junction 20 Lutterworth

Dear Sir/Madam ADVANCE NOTICE OF A TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER. A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location: Roundabout at M1 Junction 20 Lutterworth (see weblink or QR code below). The purpose of the TTRO is to allow Leicestershire County Council to undertake carriageway patching works. The TTRO will incorporate a temporary road closure and prohibition of waiting and loading. The duration of the restriction is not anticipated to exceed a period of 2 weekends commencing on the 8 th July 2022, including Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. A Press Release will be issued to confirm these details approximately 2 weeks prior to the works commencing. Should you require any further information please reply to this e-mail raising any specific concerns you may have. Yours faithfully Network Management Team Leicestershire County Council Highways Weblink: https://one.network/?tm=GB127496350

Posted: Thu, 16 Jun 2022 11:19 by Helen Denton-Stacey

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