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Agenda item

Cadman Street and Blast Lane: Objection to Proposed Waiting Restrictions

Report of the Executive Director, Place

Decision:

4.1

The Executive Director, Place submitted a report describing the measures to restrict parking on Cadman Street, Blast Lane and Sussex Street through the introduction of double yellow line and time limited waiting single yellow line waiting restrictions. It also set out officers’ responses to objections, including a petition and seeks a decision from the Cabinet Member for Infrastructure and Transport.

 

 

4.2

RESOLVED: That:-

 

 

 

(a)

having considered the responses to the consultation, it is recommended that the reasons set out in the report outweigh any unresolved objections and that the revised waiting restrictions be implemented and the Traffic Regulation Order be made in accordance with the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984;

 

 

 

 

(b)

associated traffic signing be introduced;

 

 

 

 

(c)

the objectors be informed accordingly;

 

 

 

 

(d)

Capita be advised to re-visit their travel plan; and

 

 

 

 

(e)

Capita be advised that their employees can use the following link to contact Inmotion, who should be able to provide information on journey planning, ticketing etc http://www.inmotion.co.uk/help-and-contacts/

 

 

 

4.3

Reasons for Decision

 

 

4.3.1

The proposed measures will address inconsiderate and illegal parking practices which will:

           Improve safety at junctions

           Improve accessibility for Network Rail and local businesses

 

 

4.4

Alternatives Considered and Rejected

 

 

4.4.1

The alternatives, as proposed by the various objectors, are to either reduce the restrictions to the point where they would not achieve their objectives, or to not introduce any parking restrictions at all.  Neither of these are considered to be acceptable options.  No other alternatives to parking restrictions have been considered.

 

 

4.5

Any Interest Declared or Dispensation Granted

 

 

 

None

 

 

4.6

Reason for Exemption if Public/Press Excluded During Consideration

 

 

 

None

 

 

4.7

Respective Director Responsible for Implementation

 

 

 

Laraine Manley, Executive Director, Place

 

 

4.8

Relevant Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee If Decision Called In

 

 

 

Economic and Environmental Wellbeing

 

Minutes:

5.1

The Executive Director, Place submitted a report describing the measures to restrict parking on Cadman Street, Blast Lane and Sussex Street through the introduction of double yellow line and time limited waiting single yellow line waiting restrictions. It also set out officers’ responses to objections, including a petition and seeks a decision from the Cabinet Member for Infrastructure and Transport.

 

 

5.2

An employee of Capita, a business nearby to the proposed scheme, attended the Session to make representations to the Cabinet Member. He believed the revised proposals were a lot better in striking a balance for all interested parties.

 

 

5.3

RESOLVED: That:-

 

 

 

(a)

having considered the responses to the consultation, it is recommended that the reasons set out in the report outweigh any unresolved objections and that the revised waiting restrictions be implemented and the Traffic Regulation Order be made in accordance with the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984;

 

 

 

 

(b)

associated traffic signing be introduced;

 

 

 

 

(c)

the objectors be informed accordingly;

 

 

 

 

(d)

Capita be advised to re-visit their travel plan; and

 

 

 

 

(e)

Capita be advised that their employees can use the following link to contact Inmotion, who should be able to provide information on journey planning, ticketing etc http://www.inmotion.co.uk/help-and-contacts/

 

 

 

5.4

Reasons for Decision

 

 

5.4.1

The proposed measures will address inconsiderate and illegal parking practices which will:

           Improve safety at junctions

           Improve accessibility for Network Rail and local businesses

 

 

5.5

Alternatives Considered and Rejected

 

 

5.5.1

The alternatives, as proposed by the various objectors, are to either reduce the restrictions to the point where they would not achieve their objectives, or to not introduce any parking restrictions at all.  Neither of these are considered to be acceptable options.  No other alternatives to parking restrictions have been considered.

 

 

 

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