Road closure: Essential repairs underway in South Road, Saffron Walden

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  • Cadent is currently carrying out essential repairs to the gas network in Saffron Walden
  • A road closure is currently in place in South Road between the junction with Station Road and Audley Road with a diversion in place
  • Work essential to maintain safe and reliable gas supplies to the area 
Cadent engineers are currently carrying out emergency repair work to the gas network in Saffron Walden.
Work is taking place in South Road and to enable the work to be carried out a road closure is currently in place between the junctions with Station Road and Audley Road.
A diversion is currently in place via Audley Road, Station Street and Station Road.
Cadent is doing all it can to complete the work as soon as possible and to keep any disruption to a minimum and access for local residents and schools is being maintained.
Currently it’s anticipated that work will continue until this weekend (May 4-6).
For more information on the work people can call 0845 835 1111 or email
To find out more about Cadent’s gas mains work go to
Suspected gas escapes should be reported to the National Gas Emergency Service on 0800 111 999 (All calls may be recorded and monitored).


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