Drivers have been told to expect delays in Powys due to abnormal loads travelling to the Hendy Wind Farm site in Radnorshire.

New components for the controversial site began transportation yesterday - Tuesday, August 31 - from Ellesmere Port to the site near Llandegley.

Escorted by Dyfed-Powys Police, delays are expected between Llanymynech and Cefnllys, near Crossgates.

Setting out from Ellesmere Port at 9.30am, the abnormal loads will travel along the A483 before reaching the Newtown Bypass at around 2.05pm and then A470 in Llangurig at around 3.05pm before travelling towards the A44 at Crossgates at around 4.30pm.

The same movements for the abnormal loads, which should arrive on site at around 5pm, are also planned to take place today - Wednesday, September 1 - as well as tomorrow (Thursday) and Friday, September 3.

Dyfed-Powys Police tweeted about the route and to say they would be escorting the load meanwhile Traffic Wales has asked motorists in the area to “plan ahead and expect delays” to their journies.