Decision details

Water End/Clifton Green Review : Reinstatement of Left-Turn Traffic Lane and Chicane Trial

Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for City Strategy

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of report: To outline proposals to reinstate a left turn traffic lane on Water End at the Clifton Green traffic signals. The report will also summarise feedback received from public consultation, and include Officer comments on technical, safety and financial considerations related to the proposals.


The Executive Member is asked to: Consider the proposals following consultation.


RESOLVED:             That the Executive Member for City Strategy agrees:


i)                    Option 3 to reject on safety and environmental grounds the left-turn traffic lane scheme proposals shown in Annex C and retain the current layout (i.e. as set out at Annex B of the officer report).


ii)                  That the chicane trial on Westminster Road should not be implemented.


REASON:                i) To balance the various advantages and disadvantages linked to the proposal, and achieve the best overall layout for this arm of the junction.


ii) As there is little support for the trial.

Report author: Jon Pickles

Publication date: 07/12/2010

Date of decision: 07/12/2010

Decided at meeting: 07/12/2010 - Decision Session - Executive Member for City Strategy

Effective from: 10/12/2010

This decision has been called in by:

  • Councillor Joe Watt who writes It is vital that the left-turn traffic lane be restored in order to reduce the severe congestion caused by the current road layout."

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