Drivers have been warned of delays on major roads next week as an abnormal load is transported through the region. 

Police will be escorting a boat from Cumbria to Lowestoft Haven Marina in School Road at 10.30am next Wednesday.

The boat is 4.88m wide and 20m long, weighing in at 44 tonnes. 

The route will follow the A14 at the Cambridgeshire border, on to the A11, A47 and then the A146.

The abnormal load will continue on to the A1117 and B1531 before arriving at School Road and following local roads to the site at Lowestoft Haven Marina.