Minor delays expected in Barrow while submarine section is moved today

MOTORISTS may encounter short delays as BAE Systems transports a section of submarine along Bridge Road in Barrow today.


A module that will form part of the fifth Astute class submarine, Anson, will be moved from Centre gate on Bridge Road to the Devonshire Dock Hall gate on North Road at around 2.15pm.


The movement is due to last around 15 minutes and will be supported by a police escort.


There will be no disruption to parking in the area however there may be minor disruption to traffic travelling in the area for a short time.