To implement minor adjustments to the low traffic neighbourhood trial in The Groves
Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Economy and Place
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
1. To approve changes to the current Experimental Traffic Regulation Order (ETRO) in place in The Groves to:
a. Change the position of the road closure on St. John's Crescent, to relocate it at the junction with Garden Street. Removable bollards will be installed for part of the closure to provide a secondary emergency access route to streets off Garden Street/St John Street;
b. Remove 2.4m of on street parking on St John Street (both side) near the junction with Garden Street to facilitate turning movements at the jucntion;
c. Change the position of the road closure in place at the junction between Neville Terrace, Park Grove and Brownlow Street, to address issues with some drivers using the alleyways between Neville Terrace, Eldon Terrace and Amber Street to bypass the closures;
d. Remove the parking bay adjacent to 25 Neville Terrace to facilitate access and egress for larger vehicles, including emergency vehicles.
2. To approve a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) to waive Pay & Display charges for parking areas near the shops on Lowther Street and adjacent to the local shop on Townend Street (between Abbot Street and Del Pyke) for a duration of 6 months.
Reason for the Decision:
To respond to feedback received over the first month of the trial, from residents and emergency services.
Option 1 - Approve the changes to the current
Experimental Traffic Regulation Order as outlined.
Option 2 - Reject the changes to the current Experimental Traffic Regulation Order as outlined.
Option 2 was rejected.
Publication date: 20/10/2020
Date of decision: 20/10/2020