In the Borough of Maidstone

THE KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

(VARIOUS ROADS, THE BOROUGH OF MAIDSTONE)

(20MPH, 30MPH, 40MPH, 50MPH SPEED LIMITS AND DERESTRICTED ROADS)

AMENDMENT No.34 ORDER 2019

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

NOTICE is hereby given that the Kent County Council has made the above-named Order under

Sections 81, 82, 83 and 84 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, the effect of which would be

to: -

Due to the new residential development ‘Woodland Green’ adjacent to Headcorn Road/Pile

Lane, Staplehurst, Kent County Council in the above-named Order is to implement and reduce

the lengths of the speed limit in the following roads or lengths of roads for safety reasons;

1. To implement 30mph Speed Limits in the following roads or length of roads

i) Brishley Close, George Smith Close, Great Threads, Little Threads, Rags Field,

Sergison Crescent and Wickings Close (for their entire lengths):

ii) Headcorn Road:

From a point 188 metres east of its junction with Great Threads to its junction with High

Street.

iii) Pile Farm Road (known locally as Pile Lane):

From its junction with Great Threads in a northeasterly direction to its junction with

Couchman Green Lane.

2. To reduce the lengths of the Derestricted Speed Limit in the following roads or length

of roads.

iv) Headcorn Road:

From a point 188 metres east of its junction with Great Threads to its junction with

Hawkenbury Road

Full details and a statement of the Council’s reasons for making the Order, a map indicating the

location and the effect and a copy of any other Orders which will be amended by the Order may

be examined on Monday to Friday at The Kent County Council, Sessions House, Maidstone,

ME14 1XQ, and at The Kent County Council, Highways, Transportation & Waste, Ashford

Highway Depot, Henwood Industrial Estate, Unit 4 Javelin Way, Ashford, Kent TN24 8AD during

normal office hours or viewed online at www.consultations.kent.gov.uk from Friday 2nd August

2019.

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 in relation to the Orders.

Simon Jones, Director, Highways Transportation

Timeline

  • Opened
    26 Jul 2019 at 00:00
  • Closed
    16 Sep 2019 at 23:59

Details

Consulting Organisation Name Kent County Council