Byways in East Ilsley to be temporarily closed

East Ilsley


We have received notification from WBC regarding a temporary byway closure in East Ilsley (see map). WBC has made an Order in accordance with Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, the effect of which will be to prohibit all mechanically propelled vehicles from proceeding in any direction over these byways: EILS12/1 & EILS1/4. 

Red marks the byway sections closed, green shows the alternative route. 

The purpose of this Order is to preserve the regraded surface and to allow compaction and regrowth of vegetation. 

The proposed Order will come into effect on Wednesday 15th September 2021 and will remain in force until Tuesday 15th March 2022. 

For further information please contact Elaine Cox, Rights of Way Officer, Environment Department, Council Offices, Market Street Newbury (01635 519070) or email: will also pop this on our website as well in the 'News' section and in the next edition of the EIC.

To view the Traffic Order and location map please click here.