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Decision details

Pedestrian Access and Parking, Broadway Shops, Fulford

Decision Maker: Executive Members for City Strategy and Advisory Panel

Decision status: Implemented

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of report: To present the background to the petition; the legal position of the council as highway authority; options available (if any) to progress an improvement scheme, funding sources, legal/property issues. Potential financial and property implications for shop owners if council determines to support a scheme. All timescales unknown at this stage.

Members are asked to: Consider the findings of the report.


Advice of the Advisory Panel


That the Executive Member for City Strategy be advised to select Options A and B and:


(i)                 Advise Broadway Area Good Neighbour and Residents Association (BAGNARA) that whilst the concerns raised are fully understood and appreciated, that the council as highway authority has no legal duty or right to promote improvements to areas of privately maintained highway. However the council will offer guidance on low cost and tenable measures aimed at improving arrangements for vulnerable users together with advice on installation and potential reconstruction/repairs to the service road; 1.


(ii)        Approve the undertaking of any subsequently identified urgent works as prescribed within Section 230 of the Highways Act 1980. 2.



Decision of the Executive Member for City Strategy


RESOLVED:That the advice of the Advisory Panel be accepted and endorsed.


REASON:             To ensure that the council’s position is consistent with it’s  legal obligations under the provisions of highway legislation.

Publication date: 09/12/2008

Date of decision: 08/12/2008

Decided at meeting: 08/12/2008 - Executive Members for City Strategy and Advisory Panel

Effective from: 11/12/2008

Accompanying Documents:


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