Motorists using some roads in Epping Forest are set to face disruption due to temporary closures for roadworks.

A notice from Essex County Council in this week’s edition of the Guardian outlines the closures that are due to take place in Epping, Sheering and Waltham Abbey.

All three orders may last for 18 months or until the works have been completed, whichever is sooner.

A section of Beaconfield Avenue, Epping, is due to be closed for one day on April 15 to allow Thames Water to carry out works.

The road will be closed to traffic from its junction with Beaconfield Way for a distance of approximately 70m in a north-westerly direction.

An alternative route will be available via Beaconfield Avenue and vice versa.

A longer closure is due to take place in Waltham Abbey later in the month as a section of Lippitts Hill is set to be shut for 16 days from April 26 for works by Gigaclear Ltd.

The closure will be in place from a point approximately 540m south-east of its junction with Blind Lane for a distance of approximately 535m in a south-westerly then a south-easterly direction.

The diversion will be via Church Road, Mott Street, Lippitts Hill and vice versa.

Two days later on April 28 part of Church Lane, in Sheering, is set to be closed to traffic for three days for works by Affinity Water.

The road will be closed from a point approximately 260m south of its junctions with The Street for a distance of approximately 160m in a southerly direction.

During the closure the alternative route will be via Church Lane, The Street, Hatfield Heath Road, Sheering Road, Matching Road, Downhall Road, Matching Tye Road, Collins Cross Road and vice versa.

Visit the public notices section of our website for details of these and other notices.