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Highways Newsletter Week Commencing: 11 January 2021

Published: 11 Jan 21

The highways Newsletter is now available on the Royal Borough website at To view details of current and planned works on roads in the borough, including work being carried out by public utility companies, go to

Flood Alert in Force Now

Published: 31 Dec 20

River Thames from Datchet to Shepperton Green Flooding is possible - be prepared

National Severe Weather Warning Service

Published: 31 Dec 20

Yellow warning Snow & Ice Between 10:00 Wed 30 Dec 2020 and 06:00 Thu 31 Dec 2020

Update on the operation of the Jubilee River. 29th December 2020

Published: 31 Dec 20

Background Overnight from 23 to 24 December we received up to 55mm of rainfall at various locations throughout the river Thames catchment. We then had another wet night from Storm Bella on 26 to 27 December. This fell on already saturated ground following a wet month in which the south east of England had already received 113% of its average monthly rainfall by 22 December. Rivers in the Thames catchment have responded to this rainfall and we have seen flows moving steadily downstream triggering Flood Alerts and Flood Warnings

B470 High Street, Datchet upcoming closure

Published: 31 Dec 20

Here are the details of a forthcoming road closure to take place in Datchet. All emergency services will be provided access.

Environment Agency Update: Jubilee River, Black Potts weir repairs December 2020

Published: 18 Dec 20

December Update: Jubilee River, Black Potts weir repairs 15 December 2020 The Jubilee River is part of a man-made flood alleviation scheme, consisting of an 11.6 km stretch of naturalistic river and habitats, which reduces the flood risk to approximately 3,000 properties in Maidenhead, Windsor and Eton. Black Potts Weir is the final control structure on the Jubilee River, it slows down the water as it moves over the weir allowing us to reduce flood risk and manage river levels. In August 2020, our divers surveyed the weir, and found that downstream area of the weir had been eroded and required immediate repair. Our priorities for repairing Black Potts Weir are: • Restore the weir scour protection. • Return the Jubilee River to operation to reduce the risk of flooding as soon as possible. This will be carefully planned depending on the stage of repair works and the river conditions.

Highways Newsletter

Published: 14 Dec 20

Week Commencing: 14 December 2020

Highways Newsletter

Published: 7 Dec 20

week commencing 7th December 2020

M4 J3 to 12 Motorway Upgrade – November 2020 project news bulletin

Published: 24 Nov 20

The project news bulletin for November 2020. There will be regular full weekend closures of the M4 up until the end of this year and in 2021, which we will update you on each month. You can find out more in the attached bulletin or at our website:

Highways Newsletter

Published: 23 Nov 20

Week Commencing 23rd November 2020

Environment Agency Update: Jubilee River, Black Potts weir repairs November 2020

Published: 23 Nov 20

Black Potts Weir is one of five control structures along the length of the Jubilee River and is the final structure separating the tail end of the Jubilee River from the River Thames. It is a fixed crest weir, meaning that there are no mechanical components. Water naturally flows over the weir as upstream flows increase. There is a fish pass at the centre, enabling fish to move upstream. The weir forms the foundation of a railway viaduct overhead for the Windsor & Eton Riverside branch line.

Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2019/2020 (AGAR).

Published: 11 Nov 20

The Annual Governance & Accountability Return (AGAR) for Datchet Parish Council for the year ended 31 March 2020 has been completed.


Published: 11 Nov 20

As a consequence of the Returning Officer having received no written requests for a Parish election by the deadline of the 16th October 2020, the Parish Council, as a statutory requirement, will now fill the vacancy by co-option.

Highways Newsletter

Published: 2 Nov 20

Week Commencing: 2 November 2020