CHURCH Street in Stourbridge will be temporarily closed to traffic while underground working takes place.

The one-way street will be closed between St Johns Road and Parkfield Road on Tuesday January 18 until Thursday January 20, from 9.30am to 3.30pm each day.

Traffic will be diverted via St Johns Road, Hagley Road, Cranbourne Road and Red Hill.

Highways chiefs have ordered the road closure to enable underground working to take place safely.

Access to properties and for emergency services will be maintained where safe.