Introduction

The effect of the made named Order will be to reduce the speed limit to 20 MPH on the following length of roads Tunbridge Wells:

Ashdown Close, Beltring Road, Bishops Down Road, Boyne Park, Byng Road, Campbell Road, Coniston Avenue, Connaught Way, Court Road, Culverden Avenue, Culverden Down, Culverden Park, Culverden Park Road, Derwent Drive, Earls Road, Exchange Mews, Hollin Close, Huntleys Park, Hurstwood Lane, John Street, Kendal Park, Kent Road, Knightsbridge Close, Manor Close, Mayfield Road, Molyneux Park Road, Oakdale Road, Royal Chase, Rydal Close, Rydal Drive, Somerville Gardens, Standen Street, Thirlmere Road, Thomas Street, Whitefield Road And William Street for their entire lengths. Bishops Down Park Road – From its junction with Byng Road to its junction with Molyneux Park Road. Hurstwood Lane – From its junction with Bishops Down Road to its junction with Manor Close.

From 1 April 2013 Kent County Council become responsible for a number of Public Health functions. One of those was the health improvement for the population of Kent. In recent years the demand for the implementation of 20mph schemes had been increasing in response to both local and national campaigns, therefore Kent County Council are intending to implement 20mph Public Health Schemes in the following location, in Tunbridge Wells.

In addition, the various restrictions are to:-

  • Avoid the danger to persons or other traffic using the road or any other road or for preventing the likelihood of any such danger arising

Full details, including the scheme plan, can be found in the Public Notice and Statement for Reason in the document section below.

Schemes Plan - see Statement of Reason for full size plan.

Proposed 20 MPH on the following lengths of roads in Culverden, Tunbridge Wells

Proposed 20mph zone Culverden

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Timeline

  • Opened
    16 Oct 2020 at 00:00
  • Closes
    30 Nov 2020 at 12:00

Details

Consulting Organisation Type
  • Kent County Council
Consulting Organisation Name Kent County Council
District / Borough areas affected by the consultation
  • Tunbridge Wells
Consultation Topic
  • Traffic, transport and roads
Consultation Methods
  • Other
Contact Details

Anyone may, by application to the High Court within 6 weeks of the date of publication of this Notice, challenge the validity of the Orders or of any provision contained in them on the grounds that it is not within the powers conferred by the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, or any instrument made thereunder, or that there has been a failure to comply with any statutory requirement to the Orders.