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Decision details

Piccadilly city living neighbourhood – Highway changes

Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Transport, Executive Member for Transport

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Purpose of Report: to present options for highway changes to be implemented on Piccadilly to deliver the Castle Gateway Masterplan’s vision, which was approved by the Council’s Executive in April 2018.

The Executive Member will be asked to select an option for implementation and approve the changes and/or additional work associated with the option selected. Consider the additional information required before any further changes to be considered.

Decision:

Resolved:

 

                      i.         Agreed to the implementation of Options B and C. Option B proposes to continue to work with developers and Council led projects in the area to implement the “preferred option” as set out above, with the following elements added:

·        Creation of an additional “integrated”, on carriageway bus stop (with associated facilities and Kassel kerbs) in front of the Banana Warehouse site;

·        Further work to assess the feasibility of implementing an alternative cycle route through quieter streets or segregated cycling provision on Piccadilly (linked to work being undertaken through the City Centre Bus Routing Study/LCWIP/LTP4 processes); and

·        Review opportunities to provide additional public seating within the “preferred option”;

·        Implementation of a 20mph speed limit on Piccadilly.

 

                     ii.         Option C adds a Review of on street parking provision aiming to maximise Blue Badge parking provision, and to provide a taxi rank and motorcycle parking if possible.

                    iii.        Review what action could be taken on addressing unauthorised vehicle access along Piccadilly – Pavement – Stonebow.

 

Reason:     To support the delivery of the Castle Gateway Masterplan approved by the Council’s Executive in April 2018 and deliver the Masterplan’s vision for Piccadilly, whilst providing adequate public transport facilities, considering options to improve cycling provision and considering options to improve seating and Blue Badge parking provision. This includes consideration of the Council’s duties under the Equality Act (public sector equality duty).

Report author: Helene Vergereau

Publication date: 17/05/2022

Date of decision: 17/05/2022

Decided at meeting: 17/05/2022 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Transport

Effective from: 20/05/2022

Accompanying Documents:

 

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