Decision Maker: Lead Member for Transport and Environment
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To consider a petition calling on the County Council for a safe crossing to Hartfield Square on The Avenue in Eastbourne.
40.1 The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport.
40.2 Mr David Davies, the Lead Petitioner for the petition calling on the County Council to consider a safe crossing to Hartfield Square on the Avenue, Eastbourne spoke to highlight the number of vulnerable people who use the current traffic island to cross the Avenue to Hartfield Square and safety concerns relating to pedestrians using the current traffic island including the size of the island, visibility when dark and speed of traffic at this location.
40.3 The Lead Member RESOLVED to advise the petitioners that a potential scheme to implement pedestrian crossing facilities to Hartfield Square on The Avenue has been assessed through the approved High Level Sift process and has met the necessary criteria to be taken forward to detailed appraisal.
40.4 A scheme to improve pedestrian crossing facilities to Hartfield Square on The Avenue has met the necessary benchmark score to be considered for detailed appraisal and for possible inclusion within the Capital Programme.
Report author: Victoria Bartholomew
Publication date: 20/11/2023
Date of decision: 20/11/2023
Decided at meeting: 20/11/2023 - Lead Member for Transport and Environment
Effective from: 25/11/2023