A417 Missing Link

14th March 2019 Update – Click this link Route option 30 has now been selected, which avoids a slowing of traffic which would otherwise have caused a pinch point, which is good news. The link will take you to the Highways England website with much more detail.

Many will recognise this problem at the Air Balloon Roundabout…


In 2018 Villagers in Elkstone and the surrounding parishes attended the Public Consultation Day at the Village Hall.

Visitors were able to drop in anytime between noon and 8pm to see displays, ask questions, and provide feedback.

This was one of a series of consultation days held at Elsktone and surrounding villages

To download various documents giving the background to the A417 “Missing Link” click this link and scroll to the “Related” section right at the bottom of the page

Watch this video including an aerial “fly through” of the two short-listed routes that were considered: