Kenilworth Christmas Lights Switch On – Temporary Road Closures

Residents and Motorists are advised that Warwick Road and High Street will be both be subject to temporary road closures in relation to the annual Christmas Lights switch on and street fair.

FRIDAY 29 NOVEMBER 2019

HIGH STREET, KENILWORTH CLOSED TO TRAFFIC BETWEEN 17.00hrs and 20.00hrs

The Christmas Lights at High Street, Kenilworth will be switched on at approximately 18.30hrs on Friday 29 November 2019. Festive food and drink stalls with traditional Christmas activities and entertainment will also take place on High Street, including an appearance from Father Christmas.


SUNDAY 1 DECEMBER 2019

WARWICK ROAD, KENILWORTH CLOSED TO TRAFFIC BETWEEN 13.00HRS AND 18.00HRS – The section of Warwick Road closed to traffic will be, between Waverley Road and Abbey End (Clock Tower). Access to and from Sainsbury’s will be maintained  

The town centre Christmas Lights switch on will take place with events and attractions at both Talisman Square and Abbey End with food, drink, novelty stalls and fairground attractions along the closed section of Warwick Road.

Residents and motorists are advised to be aware of these events and to plan, allow extra time and to use alternative routes.

This notice has been issued this morning (18 November 2019) by Kenilworth Safer Neighbourhood Team (Warwickshire Police) FP

Theft of Motor Vehicle – Kenilworth

Please be aware that overnight between Saturday 16 November and Sunday 17 November 2019 offenders have stolen a blue BMW 530 Motor Vehicle that was parked on the private drive of a property at Crackley Hill, Kenilworth. 

This is incident 123 of 17 November 2019 

If you think you may have seen or heard anything suspicious or have any information about this incident then please contact Warwickshire Police on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111

Plumbing Materials Theft – Kenilworth

Please be aware that between 16.15hrs and 16.45hrs on Thursday 14 November 2019 offenders have removed a panel of metal fencing and cut locks off storage containers at a construction site at Common Lane, Kenilworth. Having forced entry to the storage containers a quantity of plumbing materials including copper piping and radiators were stolen.

This is incident 137 of 15 November 2019

If you think you may have seen or heard anything suspicious or have any information about this incident the please contact Warwickshire Police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 111 555

Kenilworth Ford (B4103) Remains CLOSED

Please be aware that the Ford at Kenilworth that crosses the B4103 (not the A452 as was mistakenly referred to in our previous post) remains CLOSED. More rain is forecast overnight and the Highway Authority have stated the road will be reassessed for potential re-opening tomorrow morning.

Drivers are advised that there maybe insurance implications in the event of a claim if it relates to a vehicle on road that a Highway Authority has imposed a closure upon.

Warwickshire County Council confirmed continued closure at around 16.00hrs on Friday 15 November 2019.

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A452 Kenilworth Ford CLOSED

07.00HRS FRIDAY 15 NOVEMBER 2019

Residents are advised that the A452 at Kenilworth Ford (between Brookside Avenue & Castle Green) is CLOSED due to flooding.

Drivers are advised:

  • to seek and use alternative routes and AVOID the area around Kenilworth Castle.
  • Under no circumstances to enter the water and attempt to drive through the flood at the Ford.
  • Please heed the advice of Warwickshire Police, Warwickshire Fire & Rescue Service, Highways Agency and Environment Agency and STAY SAFE.
  • Thefts – Kenilworth

    THEFT

    Please be aware that between Tuesday 5 November and Wednesday 6 November a spare wheel was stolen from the underneath of a Land Rover Discovery whiles it was parked at Fen End Road, near Kenilworth. 

    This is incident 259 of 13 November 2019 

    THEFT

    Please be aware that between 14.00hrs and 15.15hrs on Thursday 14 November 2019 offenders in a white transit van have entered the garden of a property at Blackthorn Road, Kenilworth and stolen a RSJ (Rolled Steel Joist) that was along the side of the house. The offenders made off with the RSJ in the white Transit van.

    This is incident 318 of 14 November 2019 

    If you think you may have seen or heard anything suspicious or have any information about either of these incidents please contact Warwickshire Police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

    Attempted Burglary & Theft – Kenilworth

    ATTEMPTED BURGLARY

    Please be aware that between 00.30hrs and 01.00hrs on Wednesday 13 November 2019 4 male offenders wearing dark clothing with hoods attempted to break into a property at Reeve Drive, Kenilworth. The offenders forced open a rear window to the property before being disturbed by the owner who pursued them from the property towards Whateleys Drive. It is believed that the offenders were attempting to break into the property to steal the keys to a motor vehicle parked outside.

    This is incident 14 of 13 November 2019 

    THEFT

    Please be aware that between Tuesday 12 November and Wednesday 13 November 2019 a blue Ford Fiesta motor vehicle parked at Manor Road, Kenilworth had a window smashed and a set of gold clubs that were inside the vehicle were stolen.

    This is incident 82 of 13 November 2019 

    If you think you may have seen or heard anything suspicious or have any information about either of these incidents the please contact Warwickshire Police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111