The effect of the Order would be to introduce a 20mph speed limit on the following lengths of roads in Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells:  

Allan close, Apsley Street, Ashley Gardens, Ashley Park, Ashley Park close, Bowen Road, Bretland Road, Burdett Road, Common View, Cranwell Road, Edward Street, Erskine Park Road, Fremlin close, Gladstone Road, Grange Gardens, Grange Road, Greenfield Close, Harmony Street, Hill View Road, Manor Road, Meadow Road, Parsonage Close, Parsonage Road, Rusthall Grange, Salomons Road, Shirley Gardens, Shirley Grove, Southwood Road, St Pauls Street, Sunnyside Road, Tristan Gardens, Tuxford Road, Upper Street, Valley Road, Vermont Road, Weller Road, Westwood Road, Wickham Gardens and Woodside Road – for their entire length. Lower Green Road – From its junction with Rusthall Road to a point in line with the northern building line of 119 Lower Green Road. Rusthall High Street – From its junction with Rusthall Road to a point 21 metres east of its junction with Longmeads. Rusthall Road - From its junction with Rusthall High Street for a distance of 22 metres in a south easterly direction.

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 Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells.

In attrition, 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.

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  • Opened
    15 Jan 2021 at 00:00
  • Closed
    8 Feb 2021 at 12:00


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
  • Online survey / questionnaire / forms
  • Open responses (e.g. letters and email)
Contact Details

If you have any questions regarding this consultation please contact Schemes Planning and Delivery team via email at or telephone 03000 41 81 81.