Welcome to the Trans Pennine Trail
A national coast to coast route for recreation and transport – for walkers, cyclists and (in parts) horse riders
Neil Fox Way to the Aire and Calder Navigation tow path – A temporary diversion will be in operation, affecting the Trail and TPT signed route to Wakefield town centre, to allow for the installation of a new sewer. The route diversion is from 7th July 2022 to 19th September 2022. The alternative route will be signed on site for the duration of the works. (Updated 25th May 2022)
Dunford Bridge – From 22nd April 2022 the TPT will be closed from Dunford Bridge to Wogden Foot Nature Reserve. A fully accessible diversion is in place until July 2022. This is to allow National Grid to undertake major construction work as part of the ‘National Grid’s Visual Impact Provision’. To view the diversion click here here. Please note, weekend and evening works may be required until the end of July 2022.
Further details are available on the project’s website peakdistricteast.nationalgrid.co.uk which also includes drone footage of the project’s progress. If you have any other questions, please get in touch with the VIP project team directly by calling 0330 134 0051 or sending an email to email@example.com (Updated 24th May 2022)
Bullhouse Bridge, Millhouse Green – Following concern from users about the deck on the TPT bridge at Bullhouse over the A628 at Millhouse Green, Barnsley, an emergency closure of the bridge has been put in place until structural engineers can inspect the site and assess the deck. There is a Diversion available using the access ramp, Manchester Road and Bullhouse Lane. To help with safety there is also an emergency speed reduction for vehicles on Manchester Road either side of the bridge from 60 to 40mph. Further details will be provided following the inspection. Updated 13th May 2022
Worsbrough – From the 6th of April 2022 works will start between Aldham Junction, Wombwell and Station Road, Lewden (Worsbrough). The works are needed to replace a powerline. Large, slow-moving vehicles will be travelling from Aldham Junction for around 180 meters. Please click this link to see a map of the effected area.
The yellow line represents the section of the TPT effected. The red line are other public access sections.
Wombwell – From the 6th of April 2022 works will start around Meadowgate to perform “Light Contamination land removal” on the unsurfaced horse riding route. A dumper and digger will be needing access to the route. Please click this link to see a map of the effected area.
The yellow line represents the section of the TPT effected.
Town Centre – Flood flood works which begins 18 April and runs to July, The programme will be a phased approach and a diversion will be in place during works. Phase 2A, Ickles Lock to Centenary Way, is due to start in April 2022 and will be completed by March 2023. Phase 2C will run until August 2022. This diversion will be on site until July 2022. The second diversion will follow. Updated 14th April 2022
Between Attercliffe Road and East Coast Road (5WW) – The Five Weirs Walk (FWW) between Attercliffe Road and East Coast Road has been shut since November 2019 after being badly damaged by floods. A diversion is in place while Sheffield City Council assess options for this section of the route.
(Updated 10th May 2022)
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