Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council

Working for Wye - past, present and future

Clerk: Debbie Baines
Parish Council Office, Unit 2B
Briar Close, Bramble Lane
Wye, Ashford, Kent TN25 5HB

Tel: 01233 812459

  • Explore North Downs Way circular walks from stations in the Kent Downs AONB, like Chilham and Wye

  • Great Stour the chalk stream below Olantigh

  • Humming-bird hawk-moth seen Church Street 29th June. Click photo for information

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Scotton Street - urgent road closure

Scotton Street - urgent road closure

Posted: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 12:42 by Parish Clerk

Kent County Council has given advance notice of urgent road closure to Scotton Street on Friday 26th April 2019. It is expected that work will last for one day and start at 09.30 and run through until 15.30. The road will be closed between the junctions of Upper Bridge Street and Amage Road. The alternative route is via Upper Bridge Street, Naccolt Road, Spelders Hill, The Street, Amage Road and vice versa. More »

The closure is necessary to enable Kent County Council to carry out urgent drainage works. » Less

Wye level crossing to close

Wye level crossing to close

Posted: Sat, 16 Feb 2019 17:00 by Parish Admin

Wye level crossing to close Sunday 24th February 2019

Network Rail has given advance notice that scheduled track maintenance work will start 02.00 Sunday morning 24th February, and run through until 19.00 Sunday evening. As a result no trains will run between Ashford, Wye and Canterbury all day Sunday 24th February. Instead, Southeastern will operate a replacement bus service. Southeastern will also operate amended train services from Ashford. Olantigh Road is due to reopen Saturday 23rd February. This will provide an alternative access route from Wye to Canterbury, but only if Rydon's sub-contractors complete the sewerage works at Wye School on time.

Olantigh Road is closed to all traffic

Olantigh Road is closed to all traffic

Posted: Sat, 16 Feb 2019 09:00 by Parish Admin

Olantigh Road, Wye is now closed to all traffic for sewer connection works at the entrance to Wye School. The road will remain closed during the school half term holiday, from today, Saturday 16th February until Saturday 23rd February. (Wye level crossing, Bridge Street will be closed all day Sunday 24th February). The road works at the junction with Occupation Road will not affect pedestrian access to the North Downs Way National Trail through Wye. KCC Highways' Information Bulletin A698S – Olantigh Road, Wye also advises that due to the nature of these works, it will not be possible to re-open the road outside the working hours; and that: More »

  1. The works have been timed to be carried out during the school holidays, to reduce their impact
  2. There is a chance that the works may over-run for such reasons as adverse weather conditions or unforeseen engineering difficulties;
  3. Access to Occupation Road will be maintained from one or other direction as signposted on site; initially from Canterbury direction then later from Wye direction;
  4. Local access to the remainder of Olantigh Road continues from either direction up to where the road is actually closed;
  5. The alternative route for all through traffic is via High Street, Churchfield Way, Bridge Street, Harville Road, A28 Canterbury Road and The Street back to Olantigh Road.

For further information please contact Kent County Council Highway Helpline phone number 03000 418181 Reference ZT555165173511 » Less

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