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Cadman Street and Blast Lane: Objection to Proposed Waiting Restrictions

09/03/2017 - Cadman Street and Blast Lane: Objection to Proposed Waiting Restrictions


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.









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;






associated traffic signing be introduced;






the objectors be informed accordingly;






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






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





Reasons for Decision




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

           Improve safety at junctions

           Improve accessibility for Network Rail and local businesses




Alternatives Considered and Rejected




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.




Any Interest Declared or Dispensation Granted








Reason for Exemption if Public/Press Excluded During Consideration








Respective Director Responsible for Implementation




Laraine Manley, Executive Director, Place




Relevant Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee If Decision Called In




Economic and Environmental Wellbeing