Your FMB Travel Updates (July 14)

There is no shortage of roadworks that are going to affect Nottingham over the summer, causing road closures and bus route changes. Going through these, ticket office closures, and more, is FMB Radio’s Ben Mellor.

Ongoing Roadworks

  • Until Monday 24 July: 9am – 3pm lane closure on Daleside Road for gas main replacement works
  • Until w/c 11 September: Lane closure outside Cotton Mills on Radford Boulevard for building maintenance 
  • Until Friday 29 September: Closure of Right of Way between Farnborough Road across the field to the Railway Bridge, Silverdale Walk Clifton for Cadent gas works
  • Monday 4 July – Thursday 17 August: Closure of the service road outside the shops at the junction of Gainsford Crescent on Arnold Road, Bestwood for gasworks
  • Monday 10 – Friday 21 July: 3-way signals one on Southglade Road, one on Eastglade Road and one on Parkview Road
  • Monday 10 – Friday 21 July: Closed footpaths with diversions 9.30am – 3pm, plus lane closures after 7pm as required at Carrington Street junction with Queens Road / Sheriffs Way and Arkwright Street
  • Monday 10 – Friday 28 July: Road closure on Meadow Lane, from junction of London Road to junction of County Road for cable upgrades

Public Transport

  • Sunday 16 July: NCT Routes 40X and 41 will be diverted due to the closure of St Ann’s Wells Road, affecting the following stops: Hedderley Walk, SW-bound, Hedderley Walk, NE-bound, St Ann’s Well Rd, Robin Hd Chase, SW-bound, St Ann’s Well Rd, Robin Hd Chase, NE-bound, Luther Close, SW-bound, Luther Close, NE-bound, Ransom Road, NE-bound, St Ann’s Well Rd, Ransom Road, SW-bound
  • Friday 14 July: Cancellations on the calverton, mainline, red arrow, and the threes routes. Check trentbarton’s social media for further details.


  • There will be rail strikes on Thursday 20 July, Saturday 22 July, and Saturday 29 July with anticipated short-notice cancellations.
  • East Midlands Railway will be holding a consultation regarding the closure of their Nottingham Station ticket office. Find out more here.
  • East Midlands Railway are encouraging customers to pre-book tickets on the Nottingham – Skegness route, as there is no guarantee of available trains for on-the-day travelling.

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