Road and footpath closure in Tilehurst

Published: 09 January 2024

Long Lane, Tilehurst, will be closed between its junctions with Dark Lane and Sulham Hill.

Blackthorn Close will be closed between number 17 and the footpath to Long Lane.

Residential access will be maintained throughout and the following diversions will be signed. Blue light access will be permitted.

An alternative route for Long Lane is via Sulham Hill, Chapel Hill, Westwood Glen, Lower Elmstone Drive, Overdown Road, Dark Lane, and vice versa.

The alternative pedestrian route will be via Blackthorn Close, Vicarage Wood Way, Willow Gardens, footpath from Willow Gardens to Long Lane, Long Lane, and vice versa.

These closures are to enable Parchow Groundworks Ltd to install new foul water and storm water drainage pipes and chambers for a new residential development.

A plan of the closure can be found on’s web site.

Any enquiries should be directed to the contractor, Parchow Groundworks Ltd, on 07990 542432.