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Submitted

14/07/2017 20:55:52

Reference No

5528

 

Issue Summary

CATG Coach Road Bitham Park

 

Updated in last 7 days (17/07/2017 09:53:)

Latest Update

17/07/2017 09:53:49 1. 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

Issue

Increased traffic ignoring road signsspeedingand occasional abusive language from drivers in Coach Road. Oversize H.G.V.s using Coach Road causing damage to verges and trees alternative access needed.

 

Issue Location

Westbury

Street / Location

coach road bitham park through road.

Electoral Division

Westbury East

Issue Duration

coach road progressive since opening of country park. Bitham park traffic progressively worse .

Who is Affected

Coach road. residents and people using coach road for recrational purposes.

What has been done so far

Have contacted local M.P. and Wilts council who promised new signing but nothing done.

What would resolve issue

Complete ban on traffic except for service vehicles or speed bumps to slow the traffic with provision for electric wheel chair access in coach road.

Who needs to come together

Wiltshire town and county councils and owners of country park

Classification

Community Area Transport Group

In touch with Councillor

Yes

Sub Classification

Current Status

in progress

 

 

 

Related Issues

 

 

link to issue kirsty.rose@wiltshire.gov.uk


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