Herefordshire Council is to start introducing measures to support cyclists and pedestrians with social distancing from today.

The measures are to be put in place thanks to Emergency Active Travel Funding, which has allocated £20,000 to Herefordshire to keep pedestrians and cyclists safe and given more space.


  • Cycle lanes on Newmarket St, Blueschool St, Commercial Rd, Ledbury Rd (uphill
  • Extended timed closure in High Town and Widemarsh St – 10.30am – 5.30pm
  • Closure of Old Wye Bridge except cycles and buses northbound
  • Closure of Aubrey St at junction with King Street
  • Parking suspension on Broad Street (west Green Dragon side), King St (south Spread Eagle side) and Bridge St (east Left Bank side)
  • Shared use footway on Station Approach
  • Extended 20mph zone (see map for exact area)


  • Footway widening on High Street and New Road
  • Suspension of some parking bays
  • 20mph zone town-wide (see map for exact area)



  • Timed closure (except cycles) on High St, Victoria St, Corn St and Corn Square 10am-1pm Mon – Sat
  • 20mph zone town-wide (see map for exact area)


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