LONDON BOROUGH OF WALTHAM FOREST ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 SECTION 9 EXPERIMENTAL TRAFFIC ORDERSNotice ID: WAT1296562
LONDON BOROUGH OF WALTHAM FOREST ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 SECTION 9 EXPERIMENTAL TRAFFIC ORDERS
MARKHOUSE REGION - WALKING AND CYCLING - E17 STREETS GOSPORT ROAD AND TENNYSON ROAD CLOSURES TO VEHICULAR TRAFFIC EXCEPT CYCLES, PARKING PLACE AND WAITING RESTRICTION CHANGES PROVISION OF ONEWAY AND NO-ENTRY AND EXEMPTION FOR PEDAL CYCLES IN CERTAIN ONE-WAY STREETS CONVERSION OF SPEED CUSHIONS TO SINUSODIAL ROAD HUMPS AND PROVISION OF
SINUSODIAL ROAD HUMP (T41(19)) The Waltham Forest (Prescribed Routes) (Markhouse region No. 1) Experimental Traffic Order 2019 The Waltham Forest (Charged-For Parking Places) (Amendment No. 2) Experimental Order 2019 The Waltham Forest (Free Parking Places, Loading Places and Waiting, Loading and Stopping Restrictions) (Amendment No. 2) Experimental Order 2019
1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of the London Borough of Waltham Forest on 8th August 2019 made the above-mentioned Order under sections 9, 10 and 124 of and Part IV of Schedule 9 to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, as amended. The Order will come into force from 16th August 2019 and may continue in force for up to 18 months.
2. The general effect of the Orders, as an experiment, to coincide with cycle, pedestrian and public realm improvements will be:
(a) in Gosport Road (GSP) -
(i) to close to vehicular traffic (including motorcycles) (except pedal cycles) that part of the highway as extends between a point outside the common boundary of Nos. 122 and 124 GSP, northwards for a distance of 10.5 metres;
(ii) to provide double yellow line "at any time" waiting restrictions across the north and south ends of the closure mentioned in item 2(a)(i) perpendicular to the kerb line; and
(iii) both sides - suspend permit parking space for 30.5 metres on the west side between Nos. 114 and 128 GSP and 30.5 metres on the east side between Nos. 111 and 123 GSP and replace with double yellow line "at any time" waiting restrictions (except the section in item 2(a)(i) which will be closed to vehicular traffic);
(b) in Tennyson Road -
(i) to close to vehicular traffic (including motorcycles) (except pedal cycles) that part of the highway as extends from its junction with Ringwood Road southwards for a distance of 5.5 metres;
(ii) to provide double yellow line "at any time" waiting restrictions across the north and south ends of the closure mentioned in item 2(b)(i) (northern section which will be in Ringwood Road); and
(iii) on both sides - suspend a total of 25 metres of permit parking space outside and opposite the flank walls of Nos. 72 and 74 Ringwood Road and replace with provide double yellow line "at any time" waiting restrictions
(c) exempt pedal cycles from the following one-way roads and allow the following movements: -
(i) Brighton Avenue - southbound, between its junctions with Hove Avenue and Camden Road;
(ii) Callis Road - northbound, between its junctions with Queen's Road Ringwood Road;
(iii) Camden Road - westbound, between its junctions with Brighton Avenue and Hove Avenue
(iv) Hove Avenue - northbound, between its junctions with Camden Road and Brighton Avenue; and
(v) Tennyson Road - southbound, between its junctions with Queen's Road and Ringwood Road;
Nb/The prohibitions set out paragraphs 2(a) above will be effective from the date mentioned in paragraph 1; and whilst in effect, the measures set out in paragraph 2(b) will not be enforced.
However, during the experimental period mentioned in this Notice the measures set out in paragraph 2(b) may come into effect and the exemption set out paragraph 2(c)(ii) suspended in the interests of the expeditious, convenient and safe movement of traffic, or for improving the amenities of the area through which a road affected by the Order runs. These measures would be subject to the procedures set out in paragraphs 4 and 5 below.
3. FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council, in accordance with Sections 90A and 90C of the Highways Act 1980, the Highways (Road Humps) Regulations 1999, proposes to:
(i) convert speed cushions to sinusoidal humps known as "speed humps" in the roads or parts of roads mentioned in item 2 (excluding Gosport Road between Ringwood Road and Hove Avenue):
(ii) introduce a new sinusoidal road hump in Camden Road E17 outside Nos. 29 and Nos. 60/62
The sinusoidal road humps would be elevated sections of carriageway, between 75 and 100 millimetres (5mm) higher at their highest point than the surrounding carriageway, extending across the full width of the carriageway.
4. Documents giving more detailed particulars of the measures and Orders are available for inspection between 9.30 am and 4.30 pm on Mondays to Fridays inclusive (except Bank Holidays), from 8th August 2019 until the Orders cease to have effect, at (a) The Information Desk, Town Hall, Forest Road, Walthamstow, E10; (b) Low Hall, Argall Avenue, London, E10 7AS.
5. Where it appears necessary for certain purposes, an authorised officer of the Council may, in pursuance of section 10(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, modify or suspend any provision of the experimental Traffic Orders while they are in force.
6. The Council will be considering in due course whether the provisions of the experimental Orders should be continued in force indefinitely by means of permanent Orders made under sections 6,45, 46 and 124 of and Part IV of Schedule 9 to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984. Any person may object to the making of the permanent Orders for the purpose of such indefinite continuation within a period of six months beginning with the day on which the experimental Orders come into force or, if the Orders are varied by another Order or modified pursuant to section 10(2) of the 1984 Act, beginning with the day on which the variation or modification or the latest variation or modification came into force. Any such objection must be made in writing and must state the grounds on which it is made and be sent to Traffic Orders, Engineering Design, Low Hall, Argall Avenue, London, E10 7AS quoting reference T41(19) - Markhouse - Modal filters Gosport Region Walking and Cycling. Any objection may be communicated to, or be seen by, other persons who may be affected.
7. If any person wishes to question the validity of any the Orders or of any of their provisions on the grounds that they are not within the powers conferred by the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, or that any requirement of that Act or any instrument made under that Act has not been complied with, that person may, within 6 weeks from the date on which the Orders are made, apply for the purpose to the High Court.
Dated 8th August 2019
Mr. K. Valavan, Director of Highways and Traffic Management, Neighborhoods Directorate, Low Hall, Argall Avenue, London, E10 7AS