Welcome to Witham

Upcoming Events

Elections 2015

Find out which candidates are standing in the District Elections and Town Council Elections

2015 Mayor’s Youth Award Scheme

Nominations must be made by 31st July 2015. Details available by clicking 2015 Mayors Award Scheme booklet

 Witham 2033? Local Plan Update

Braintree District Council has started work on a new Local Plan, to provide a strategic vision for the growth of the District to 2033. Keep up to date with developments by clicking http://www.witham.gov.uk/site/witham-2033-local-plan-update/

Abandoned Shopping Trollies

Since Morrisons removed the £1 coin deposit from their shopping trollies, there has been an increase in the number which are abandoned around our town. If you see one where it shouldn’t be, report it direct to Morrisons on 512390.

Advance notice of Carriageway Maintenance Works in Witham

Essential carriageway surface improvement works on the B1018 Maldon Road between its junction with The Grove and its junction with Maltings Lane are scheduled to take place starting on Monday 20th April 2015 taking four nights to complete.  These works require overnight road closure between 19.30 – 06.00 on all four nights of the scheduled works.  Please note that these works are subject to prevailing weather conditions as bad weather will delay the work.  Essential carriageway surface improvement works on Pelly Avenue and Pitt Avenue, Witham are scheduled to commence on Monday 27th April 2015.  Phase 1 Pelly Avenue 27th and 28th April, phase 2 Pitt Avenue 29th and 30th April.  These works require daytime road closures, taking four days to complete and are subject to prevailing weather conditions as bad weather will delay the work.  Essential carriageway surface improvement works on Allectus Way and King Edward Way are scheduled to take place starting Monday 11th May, taking five days and one night to complete.  Phase 1 Allectus Way (between Alan Road and Siward Road) works are programmed to be carried out on 11th May between 08.30 – 18.00.  Phase 2 Allectus Way (between Burden Close and Wulvesford) works are programmed to be carried out on 12th May between 08.30 – 18.00.  Phase 3 Allectus Way (between Wulvesford and Claudius Way) works are programmed to be carried out on 13th May between 08.30 – 18.00.  Phase 4 Allectus Way (between house number 42 and King Edward Way) works are programmed to be carried out on 14th May between 08.30 – 18.00.  Phase 5 King Edward Way (between Alan Road and Allectus Way) works are programmed to be carried out on 15th May between 08.30 – 18.00.  Phase 6 Allectus Way (between B1389 Hatfield Road and Claudius Way) works are programmed to be carried out 18th May between 20.00 – 06.00.  Please note that these works are subject to prevailing weather conditions as bad weather will delay work.  Please check road signs in case of any changes to the timetable of work.  For further information with regards the above works please contact Essex Highways on 0845 603 7631.

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