AN abnormal load will be travelling through Winsford and Middlewich town centres today.


Drivers are warned to expect delays and disruption as the convoy will be led slowly through country roads across Cheshire.

Winsford Guardian:

The huge load is slowly driven along Foxfield Lane in Winsford Picture: Chris Brennan

Police motorcyclists will be escorting the giant container, the second of four loads, along the A54 through Winsford town centre and onto the A530 towards the twisting roads in Middlewich and on through Church Minshull.

Winsford Guardian:

The giant load snaked its way through streets in Winsford and Middlewich Picture: Chris Brennan

Winsford Guardian:

This is the route the abnormal load will be following as it makes its way through Winsford and Middlewich

The abnormal load set off from Ellesmere Port Docks yesterday, Saturday, and is scheduled to leave Kelsall this morning at 8am.

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Staffordshire will be its final destination.

Motorists are asked to be patient and allow extra time for their journeys or avoid the route if possible.