BROMSGROVE Road, Redditch from its junction with Birchfield Road to its junction with Plymouth Road will be closed for eight days from April 18 due to carriageway patching by Worcestershire County Council.

An alternative route is Plymouth Road, Ivor Road, Mount Pleasant, Evesham Road, Birchfield Road, Middlepiece Drive, Lower Common Lane, Birchfield Road and vice versa.

Batemans Lane, Wythall from its junction with Silver Street to its junction with Packhorse Lane will be closed for three days from April 4 due to the disconnection of services by Severn Trent Water.

Worcestershire County Council is imposing a 30-mph speed limit on Battens Drive, Redditch from its junction with Coventry Highway to its junction with Padgets Lane.

The council is part suspending the 40-mph speed limit for the duration of the order.

It will last for 58 days from April 11 due to carriageway reconstruction by Stuart Weight Consultancy and Design.