Offord D’Arcy Eel Screens – Ouse Valley Way

Works at the Anglian Water Offord Water Treatment Works have been postponed until the Autumn. Exact dates for commencement and duration of the project will appear on this website when the Parish Council has been advised by Anglian Water. Until then, click on the following link to view the sign that will be displayed on the walking route in the coming weeks to inform residents and visiting walkers of the planned works.

UPDATE: Anglian Water will commence works on site at the Offord D’Arcy Intake this week. The footpath past the works will remain open until the 28 October 2019.


A428 Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet Improvements: Ground Investigations and Surveys

Highways England has updated the Parish Council on progress on the A428 Improvement Scheme. They will shortly be carrying out a programme of ground investigations and surveys along the new route. These will give engineers a clear picture of the type of soils, rock and groundwater along the route of the proposed dual carriageway.

A map showing the broad area where investigations will take place is included in the attached guide which explains the role of ground investigations and surveys and their importance to the project.

As the work may be visible to those living and working in the area, it was felt important to share details with local residents, especially since there is the potential for some of the drilling equipment to be noisy for those living within a few hundred metres of the work.

Should you wish to know more detail on where and when Highways England are working, and what they are doing, you can find these on their website BED19_0144 A428 Ground investigations leaflet

Change To Bus Service Operator

The Parish Council has been advised of the following change to the local bus service formerly operated by HACT with effect from 15th July 2019.

No 65 Service from St Neots – The Offords – Buckden will be operated by Dews Coaches instead of HACT. There will be no change to the timetable.