DRIVERS travelling on the A371 Draycott will have to use an alternative route tonight due to a road closure.

A spokesperson from Travel Somerset said: "A371 Draycott will be closed this evening from 7pm until 6am tomorrow morning.

"This is to repair an urgent leak that is affecting domestic properties. Diversion will be signposted."

Draycott is located near Cheddar, on the southern edge of the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. 

To keep up to date with all the latest developments and to check for upcoming road closures, please visit the Travel Somerset website and social media pages.