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Submitted

06/09/2017 10:44:59

Reference No

5656

 

Issue Summary

Request for new No HGV signage at Barnfield Marlborough

 

Latest Update

11/09/2017 09:46:24 Apparently Barnfield is a private road but it might still be possible for new warning signage to be put up at the entrances on land that is still Public Highway. This matter can be discussed at the CATG meeting on 21/09/2017


CATG Action / Recommendation

11/09/2017 09:46:24 Apparently Barnfield is a private road but it might still be possible for new warning signage to be put up at the entrances on land that is still Public Highway. This matter can be discussed at the CATG meeting on 21/09/2017


Issue

HGV Trucks often use Barnfield Marlborough as a short cut from the London Road Marlborough to Elcot Lane. Barnfield is a private unadopted road with a sign on the public road indicating that it is a no through road. On 9th August a 26 ton truck doing so turned on it side at the intersection of Barnfield and Elcot Lane closing the roads for 24 hours and involving Police Fire Brigade and recovery contractors together with electricity supply interruptions before it was cleared. The Police recommend a sign be placed at the top of Barnfield at the intersection of Barnfield Chopping knife lane and the A4 London Road stating that the road is Unsuitable for HGVs and with a weight limit. I would like to support the Police recommendation and request such signage be installed

 

Issue Location

Marlborough

Street / Location

Barnfield

Electoral Division

Marlborough East

Issue Duration

For several years but this is the first time serious damage has been caused

Who is Affected

Residents in the Barnfield

What has been done so far

The Police have recommended that a sign Unsuitable for HGVs together with a weight limit be installed at the top of Barnfield on the public road to deter HGVs. Other residents say that they have made similar requests over the years.PC David Williams 661 Wiltshire Police was the officer in charge of the events and made the recommendation for the sign. Police log 147 Ref 54170073431.

What would resolve issue

That the council install a sign Unsuitable for HGVs together with a weight limit be installed at the top of Barnfield on the public road

Who needs to come together

I think that the Police recommendation and the events of 9th August should provide suitable justification. Local residents tell me that they agree with the Police recommendation

Classification

Highways & Transport

In touch with Councillor

Yes

Sub Classification

Current Status

in progress

 

 

 

Related Issues

 

 

link to issue 5606


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