Better Broadband for Norfolk (BBfN)

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Better Broadband for Norfolk in Hickling

Further to our previous post we have also been informed today that a new communications cabinet (reference BBfN Hickling 6) is to be installed on the grass verge of Staithe Road near to the junction with Heron Way (7.5m left of the Electricity pole; parallel to the footway) to serve residents & businesses in the immediate surrounding area. No date for installation is currently available, however the BBfN Programme is due to complete by the end of March 2020.

 

Emergency Road Closure

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Emergency Road Closure

As you will probably be aware, owing to the repair of a collapsed sewer the use by vehicles of the C639 Stubb Road from its junction with U19047 Ouse Lane heading east for 60metres in the PARISH OF HICKLING will be temporarily prohibited from 11th August 2017 to 18th August 2017 for the duration of the works, expected to be about 8 days within the period.  If necessary the restriction could run for a maximum period of 21 days.
Alternative route is via: C639 Stubb Road, U19201 The Causeway, U19048 Eastfield Road, C407 The Green in (HICKLING)
The person dealing with enquiries at Norfolk County Council is Martin Dixon (Community and Environmental Services Department) Telephone 0344 800 8020.

We received notification of this on 14th August.

Better Broadband for Norfolk (BBfN)

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Better Broadband for Norfolk in Hickling

A new communications cabinet (reference BBfN Hickling 5) is to be installed in the grass verge opposite 3 & 4 Stubb Road (7.0m right of the BT pole and 1.8m back from road edge) to serve residents & businesses in the immediate surrounding area. No date for installation is currently available, however the BBfN Programme is due to complete by the end of March 2020.

People can check to see which BT structure their property is served from and available speeds using the BT Wholesale Line Checker

https://www.btwholesale.com/includes/adsl/adsl.htm

Search using the Address Checker option, then enter the postcode, press submit and select the address from the list. Once a fibre solution is available an “VDSL” option will be shown. Prior to implementation copper based broadband speeds are shown as “ADSL”.