Public notice

Traffic Regulation Order (TRO)

Temporary prohibition or restriction on roads

Order number: 019, 2024

Silverlocke Road, Cherry Tree Close and Clarkbourne Drive, Grays

1) The Borough Council of Thurrock, in exercise of their powers under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and all other powers, intends to make an Order the effect of which is to:

  • prohibit any vehicle from travelling along Silverlocke Road from its junction with Cherry Tree Close for a distance of approximately 135m in an east direction
  • prohibit any vehicle from travelling along Cherry Tree Close at its junction with Silverlocke Road
  • prohibit any vehicle from travelling along Clarkbourne Drive in its entirety

2) The purpose of the Order is to enable Cadent Gas to carry out gas mains replacement works.

3) There are no alternative routes, however access will be maintained for residents by the use of site staff during the day.

4) The Order will come into force on Monday 26 February 2024 at 8am. Works are currently scheduled to take place daily between Monday 26 February 2024 and Sunday 31 March 2024 between the hours of 8am and 5pm. Exact dates will be specified on

It only applies to those days and times when indicated on site by the presence of the appropriate traffic signs in accordance with The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016.

5) It is expected that the works will be completed within the above times, however the Order will continue in force for a period not exceeding 18 months or until the works have been completed, whichever is the sooner.

6) If the works are not completed within 18 months, the Order may be extended for a longer period with the approval of the Secretary of State.

Peter Wright, Head of Highways Infrastructure
Publication date: 
Thursday 15 February 2024