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Nailstone Colliery - B585 junction improvements

The scheme will help to reduce congestion, provide improved transport links and manage the extra travel demand created by the new country park development. The project involves improving junctions linking the B585 with the A511 North.

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It will: 

  • provide traffic signal controls at the junction of B585 Victoria Road with C5112 Ellistown Terrace Road/B585 Station Road
  • ​create a new roundabout at the junction of B585 Station Road/C5112 Station Road with B585 Wood Road and
  • introduce traffic calming measures on Bagworth Road to help reduce vehicle speeds approaching Nailstone village from the east. 

The scheme is being funded by the developer Far Housing Holdings (FAR) and delivered by the county council.

Further information and updates including advanced notice of traffic management changes will be provided throughout the delivery of the scheme via this website. Updates will also be available by following the council on Twitter @LeicsCountyHall 

Schedule of works

Below is a schedule of works or road closures due to take place (subject to weather conditions).

From 27 November (for 3 weeks): Station Road, Bagworth will be closed at its junction with Wood Road for three weeks to allow for the installation of new traffic signals and a roundabout. 


27/09/19 - Nailstone junction improvements to begin

Supporting documents

Bagworth Road Nailstone footway - Addition of footway  Opens new window

Bagworth Road Nailstone footway - Addition of footway and traffic calming  Opens new window

Victoria Road, Station Road, Ellistown Terrace Road - Signals and widening at junction  Opens new window

Wood Road, Station Road - Addition of roundabout  Opens new window

Diversion routes

For plans of the diversion routes and further information about the scheme please contact the Customer Services centre on 0116 305 0000.

Throughout the project, we will work closely with our contractor to keep the disruption to yourselves and other road users to an absolute minimum.

If you have any questions about the works once they start on site, please contact James Quick on 0116 305 2263. 

Leicestershire County Council apologises for any inconvenience caused during these works.

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