VIDEO: High Peak blanketed by snow

The High Peak has been blanketed by snow this morning, with several roads and schools being closed.

Friday, 4th March 2016, 11:55 am
Updated Friday, 4th March 2016, 1:06 pm
Heavy snow has led to treacherous driving conditions in Buxton town centre.

Snow has been falling for a number of hours in the borough with more forecast throughout the day.

Roads which are currently closed include the A537 Cat and Fiddle Road, the A54 Congleton Road and the A53 Leek Road.

The Snake Pass is also closed in both directions between Ladybower Reservoir and the Royal Oak Inn, Glossop.

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Heavy snow has led to treacherous driving conditions in Buxton town centre.

There are also hazardous driving conditions on the A5004 Long Hill.

School closures

Chapel-en-le-Frith High School

New Mills School and Sixth Form

Heavy snow has led to treacherous driving conditions in Buxton town centre.

Buxton Community School

Whaley Bridge Primary School,

St George’s C E (VA) Primary School, New Mills

Newtown Primary School

Heavy snow has led to treacherous driving conditions in Buxton town centre.

Furness Vale Primary School

Saint Mary’s Catholic Primary School

Charlesworth Primary School

Peak Forest Primary School and Dove Holes Primary School are both closing at 1pm.

Heavy snow has led to treacherous driving conditions in Buxton town centre.

Burbage Primary School is closing at 1.15pm.

Transport

Trains are now running on the Buxton to Manchester line but with some delays, after a broken down train caused disruption this morning.

High Peak buses service 11 has been suspended due to the road conditions.

Service 199 is unable to operate through Peak Dale.

The Buxton Town Service is operating as a 185.

Heavy snow has led to treacherous driving conditions in Buxton town centre.
Heavy snow has led to treacherous driving conditions in Buxton town centre.
Heavy snow has led to treacherous driving conditions in Buxton town centre.
Heavy snow has led to treacherous driving conditions in Buxton town centre.