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Submitted

05/06/2017 09:18:52

Reference No

5408

 

Issue Summary

CATG speeding traffic sandpits lane Ssherston

 

Latest Update

05/06/2017 09:25:58 Thank you for raising your issue with the Area Board. The Council has set up a way for local people to decide local highway improvement priorities. A local community area transport group (CATG) of local people and elected councillors comes together to consider issues and proposals and to recommend those schemes that can be taken forward in any year. Before the CATG can consider a proposal, it must first consult the local parish or town council. Only if the parish supports the issue will it be considered further. If your issue is supported by the parish council, it will be submitted to the CATG for consideration. The CATG will then decide whether it should go forward onto the list of priority schemes. Resources are very limited, so it is important that schemes are prioritised in this way. Obviously, not all schemes can be taken forward and some proposals may have to wait a while before they become a priority for funding. The CATG makes recommendations to the Area Board who will decide which schemes will be funded and taken forward. We will keep you informed of progress as we go through the steps outlined.


CATG Action / Recommendation

19/06/2017 13:33:05 Metro-counts to be undertaken on both Sandpits lane and Green Lane


Issue

Speeding traffic both ways on Sandpits Lane in Sherston. This is a constant problem as the lane is a cut through to avoid the village and is used by cars trucks and agricultural vehicles as well as many pedestrians. The current speed limit is 30 mph which I believe is too high as poses a risk to children pets or cars exiting driveways and people walking along the lane. There are many inconsiderate drivers who speed down the lane and I feel this poses a real accident risk.

 

Issue Location

Malmesbury

Street / Location

Sandpits Lane

Electoral Division

Sherston

Issue Duration

At least the two years I have lived on the lane

Who is Affected

Pedestrians residents especially young children who walk up the lane to get to the recreation area at the top of the road.

What has been done so far

Reporting the issue here and also to the Wiltshire police

What would resolve issue

Some measures introduced to control the speed along the lane such as lowering the speed to 20mph signage and perhaps speed bumps or similar speed management devices

Who needs to come together

Wiltshire police, Wiltshire council

Classification

Community Area Transport Group

In touch with Councillor

No

Sub Classification

Current Status

in progress

 

 

 

 

 


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