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Congleton Link Road update

From CE Highways:

Dear Stakeholders/Neighbour

GRAHAM are the Principal Contractor working on behalf of Cheshire East Council to deliver the Congleton Link Road Project

Please note below, an update on the road closures/diversions for your information.

TEMPORARY CARRIAGEWAY & TRAFFIC LIGHTS – Giantswood Lane, Congleton, between Westlow Mere and Smithy Lane

In order to facilitate construction of the Giantswood Lane Overbridge, traffic has been diverted onto a newly constructed carriageway. A 10 mile per hour speed restriction will be imposed 24 hours a day.

Started – 1st May 2019
For the duration of the Giantswood Lane Overbridge construction

ROAD CLOSURE  - Sandy Lane, Congleton, between A54 Holmes Chapel Road and A534 Sandbach Road

The closure will enable us to access the adjacent fields to carry out earthworks, divert drainage and construct two new roundabouts. Sandy Lane will be closed for an initial period of 9 months.

Start Date – 28th May 2019
Planned Completion - Late February 2020

ROAD CLOSURE  - Back Lane, Congleton, between Radnor Hall Farm and Radnor Park Trading Estate 

We will be carrying out road improvements along this stretch of Back Lane as part of the overall scheme.

Started - 28th January 2019
Planned Completion – 31 July 2019

If you have any questions regarding the information enclosed, please contact us via

For more information or to keep up-to with the project, please visit:

I trust this information is helpful.

Kind regards

Gillian Kidd
Senior Highways Officer | Cheshire East Highways