Decision Maker: Lead Member for Transport and Environment
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To consider the petition calling on the County
Council to extend the 40mph speed limit beyond that being proposed
for the new Lillybank development to a suitable location north of
Canadia Road. The limit is being extended as part of a Section 106
Agreement for the Millwood Homes development (Lillybank Farm), and
an extension north of Canadia Road will help protect vulnerable
residents from the excessive speeding frequently endangering
17.1 The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport.
17.2 Councillor Kathryn Field as the Local Member and Lead Petitioner for the petition calling on the County Council requesting a 40mph speed limit extension on the A2100 London Road, Battle, spoke to highlight safety concerns along the stretch of road from the new Lillybank development to Canadia Road.
17.3 The Lead Member RESOLVED to: advise the petitioners that an extension of the 40mph speed limit on the A2100 London Road beyond that agreed for the Lillybank development is not a priority for investigation by the County Council at the present time.
17.4 An extension of the 40mph speed limit on the A2100 London Road beyond that which has been agreed for the Lillybank development is not a priority for further investigation by the County Council at the present time due to its lack of visible frontage development and good safety record.
Report author: Rupert Clubb
Publication date: 19/07/2022
Date of decision: 18/07/2022
Decided at meeting: 18/07/2022 - Lead Member for Transport and Environment
Effective from: 26/07/2022