The effect of the made Order will be to reduce the speed limit to 20MPH on the following lengths of roads in Sturry, Canterbury -

Ashendene Grove, Broadlands, Cedar Road, Chestnut Drive, Copt Close, Deansway Avenue, Delaware Close, Denne Close, Fairview Gardens, Heath Close, Hillbrow Avenue, Hoades Wood Road, Homewood Road, Hudson Close, Ince Road, Laburnum Lane, Ladywood Road, Link Road, McCarthy Avenue, Meadow Road, Oaklands Way, Oakwood Road, Paffard Court, Park View, Pleydell Crescent, Popes Lane, Rowan Close, Risdon Close, River View, Sleigh Road, St Nicholas Close, The Coppice, Twyne Close, Well Close, Whatmer Close, Wildwood Road and Woodside Road - For their entire length. Babs Oak Hill - From its junction with Island Road to its junction with Hoades Wood Road. Hawe Lane - From its junction with Popes Lane to a point 102 metres east of its junction with Ladywood Road. 

To reduce the speed limit to 30MPH on the following lengths of roads in Sturry, Canterbury -

Babs Oak Hill – From its junction with Hoades Wood Road to its junction with Hoath Road. Hoath Road – From its junction with Babs Oak Hill for a distance of 50 metres in a northerly direction.

The Kent County Council as traffic authority hereby make the Order referred to above and as shown on the drawing accompanying this document for the following reasons -

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 Canterbury. And to reduce two roads to 30MPH.

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.

Sturry - Speed Limit - Site Plan

Site Plan Sturry Speed Ltd Rev2

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  • Opened
    20 Nov 2020 at 00:00
  • Closes
    4 Jan 2021 at 12:00


Consulting Organisation Type
  • Kent County Council
Consulting Organisation Name Kent County Council
District / Borough areas affected by the consultation
  • Canterbury
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.