Traffic management at Sandford

Abnormal load deliveries to Sandford substation site

In 2021, we’re delivering two transformers and other large electrical equipment to our Sandford substation site. The first delivery was on 18 April.

Further deliveries are planned. The table below will be updated with the timings in advance of each delivery.

DateTime of arrival RouteLocal impact
9 May 2021Around lunchtimeAfter leaving the M5 we will travel along the A38, then turn left onto the A368 at Churchill for a short distance before entering our substation site. This route has been agreed with Highways England, Avon and Somerset Police and North Somerset CouncilThe police will be operating temporary rolling road closures where required
August 2021TBCTBCTBC
September 2021TBCTBC TBC

These deliveries may cause slight delays to your journeys and we’re sorry if this is the case.

This schedule shows traffic management between Sandford and Avonmouth.

Working Hours

Our working hours are between 7am and 7pm Monday to Friday and 8am to 5pm on weekends. There will be occasions when we’ll need to work at weekends or overnight – but there are restrictions to this.