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TR27/20 Chorley Village

Draft Notice and Order

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Staffordshire County Council (Gorsemoor Green (Lichfield) Dodds Lane (Chorley) Park Drive (Chorley) Lower Lane (Chorley) Shute Hill (Chorley) Ford Lane (Creswell Green) and Lodge Lane (Creswell Green))

(30 MPH Speed Limit) Order 20**

1. Staffordshire County Council propose to make a Traffic Order under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to impose a 30 mph speed limit on Gorsemoor Green (Lichfield), Dodds Lane (Chorley), Park Drive (Chorley), Lower Lane (Chorley), Shute Hill (Chorley), Ford Lane (Creswell Green) and Lodge Lane (Creswell Green).

2. Documents may be examined during office hours at 1 Staffordshire Place, Tipping Street, Stafford, ST16 2DH and during opening hours at Lichfield Library, The Guild of St Mary’s Centre, Market Square, Lichfield.

3. Objections should be sent in writing to: Strategic Asset and Network Management, Highways, 2 Staffordshire Place, Tipping Street, Stafford, ST16 2DH or to: trafficregulationorderobjections@staffordshire.gov.uk not later than 26 November 2020 quoting reference HoCPS/TM/TR27/20 and stating the grounds on which they are made.

05 November 2020

John Tradewell, Director of Corporate Services,

1 Staffordshire Place, Tipping Street, Stafford, ST16 2DH.

 

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Staffordshire County Council (Gorsemoor Green (Lichfield) Dodds Lane (Chorley) Park Drive (Chorley) Lower Lane (Chorley) Shute Hill (Chorley) Ford Lane (Creswell Green) and Lodge Lane (Creswell Green))

(30 MPH Speed Limit) Order 20**

The Staffordshire County Council ("the Council") in exercise of its powers under Sections 84(1) and (2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984 ("the Act") and all other enabling powers, and after consultation with the Chief Officer of Police in accordance with Part III of Schedule 9 to the Act, hereby makes the following Order:-

1.  No person shall drive any motor vehicle at a speed exceeding 30 mph on the lengths of roads specified in the Schedule to this Order.

2. No speed limit imposed by this Order applies to vehicles falling within regulation 3(4) of the Road Traffic Exemptions (Special Forces) (Variation and Amendment) Regulations 2011 when used in accordance with regulation 3(5) of those Regulations.

3. This Order may be cited as the Staffordshire County Council (Gorsemoor Green (Lichfield), Dodds Lane (Chorley), Park Drive (Chorley), Lower Lane (Chorley), Shute Hill (Chorley), Ford Lane (Creswell Green) and Lodge Lane (Creswell Green)) (30 mph Speed Limit) Order 20** and shall come into operation on    day of   20**.

Schedule

Gorsemoor Green, Lichfield – from the junction with Park Drive in a north westerly direction for a distance of approximately 305 metres.

Dodds Lane, Chorley – from the junction with Park Drive in a westerly direction for a distance of approximately 155 metres.

Park Drive, Chorley – from the junction with Gorsemoor Green and Dodds Lane to the junction with Lower Lane, Shute Hill and Lodge Lane, a distance of approximately 210 metres.

Lower Lane, Chorley – from the junction with Park Drive, Shute Hill, and Lodge Lane in a south westerly direction for a distance of approximately 185 metres.

(D3205) Shute Hill, Chorley – from the junction with Park Drive, Lower Lane and Lodge Lane to the junction with C0098 Shute Hill and Ford Lane, a distance of approximately 430 metres.

(C0098) Shute Hill, Chorley – from a point approximately 300 metres south of the junction with D3205 Shute Hill and Ford Lane in a northerly direction to the junction with Farewell Lane, a distance of approximately 645 metres.

Ford Lane (Creswell Green) – from the junction with C0098 Shute Hill and D3205 Shute Hill in an easterly direction for approximately 237 metres.

Lodge Lane (Creswell Green) – from the junction with Farewell Lane to the junction with Shute Hill, Lower Lane and Park Drive, a distance of approximately 456 metres.

Statement of Reasons

This proposal forms part of the Staffordshire County Council’s commitment to the delivery of Integrated Transport Schemes within Staffordshire.

The scheme which has the support of the County Councillor and Curborough, Elmhurst, Farewell and Chorley Parish Council will look to provide a reduced speed limit on various roads in and around the village of Chorley nr. Lichfield.

The introduction of these measures will avoid danger to persons or other traffic using the road, or any other road, or for preventing the likelihood of any such danger arising.

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