STEP ZONE 36 HACKBRIDGE AREA - Proposed traffic calming measures
The Chair has agreed the urgency of this report to allow for a timely decision to be made.
This report was allowed as an urgent item to allow for a timely decision to be made. Alan Carroll, Interim Head of Transport, Planning and Works, explained that whilst a small part of Step Zone 36 came over to the Beddington and Wallington Area, the works to be carried out were in the Carshalton and Clockhouse Area.
Resolved: (i) To note the results of public consultation, as shown on Appendices 2 and 3 of the report.
(ii) To approve the proposed packages of traffic calming measures for the purpose of public consultation.
(iii) To agree that the content and arrangements for public consultation be delegated to the Executive Head of Planning, Transport & Highways in consultation with the ward councillors.
(iv) To agree that the Executive Head of Planning, Transport & Highways in consultation with the ward councillors be given delegated authority to:
§ Proceed with those elements of the packages that receive a favourable outcome from the consultation and prioritize the measures for implementation in the year 2007/08 that can be contained with the agreed budget of £56,000,
§ to vary the packages to take account of any further issues arising from the ongoing consultation with residents and be mindful of the need to remain within the stated budget, and
§ to make the relevant Traffic Management Orders under Section 6 of the Road Traffic Act 1984 and agree the associated Statement of Reasons to implement measures which result from varying the packages for the reasons mentioned above.
(v) To authorise the Executive Head of Planning, Transport & Highways in consultation with the ward councillors to agree the making of the relevant Orders under Section 6 of the Road Traffic Act 1984 to introduce the proposed 20mph speed limit zones and the following Statement of reasons be agreed “the 20mph speed limit will reduce traffic speeds and improve road safety in the area and provide a safe environment for all road users”
(vi) To agree the implementation of the proposed anti-skid surface materials in both Goat Road and Hackbridge Road as stated in 2.2 (a) and (b) of the report.
Councillor Bruce Glithero declared a personal interest in that he lives within the Step Zone boundary.