Restrictions Plan – Area covered by the 7.5t weight limit


ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984

STAFFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL

(STALLINGTON ROAD, STALLINGTON AND BROOMS LANE, FULFORD DALE AND FULFORD LANE, FULFORD)

(PROHIBITION OF HEAVY COMMERCIAL VEHICLES

OVER 7.5 TONNES GROSS)

ORDER 20**

1. Staffordshire County Council propose to make a Traffic Order under Sections 1(1), 2(4) and 3(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984, which will prohibit the use by any heavy commercial vehicle exceeding a maximum gross metric operating weight of 7.5 tonnes on the following roads:-

Stallington Road, Stallington – from the junction of B5066 Hilderstone Road in a north easterly direction for approximately 2.8 kilometres (1.8 miles) to a point north east of the A50 Bridge.

Brooms Lane, Fulford – from the junction with Fulford Road in a northerly direction for its entire length, a distance of approximately 730 metres to the junction with Fulford Dale.

Fulford Dale, Fulford – from a point north of the junction with Tudor Hollow and Back Lane for the entire remaining length of the road, a distance of approximately 1.8 kilometres (1.1 miles) to its junction Stallington Road.

Fulford Lane, Fulford – from the junction with Stallington Road in a southerly direction for its entire length, a distance of approximately 1.3 kilometres (0.8 miles) to the junction with Fulford Dale.

2. Full details of these proposals are in the draft Order which, together with a plan showing the roads involved and a statement of the County Council’s reasons for proposing to make the Order, may be examined during normal opening office hours at the office of the Director for Economy, Infrastructure and Skills; and during normal opening hours at Blythe Bridge Library, Uttoxeter Road, Blythe Bridge, Stoke-On-Trent or via the internet at www.staffordshire.gov.uk/trafficregulationorders.

3. If you wish to object to the proposed Order you should send the grounds of your objection in writing to: Regulation & Governance, Highways, 2 Staffordshire Place, Tipping Street, Stafford, ST16 2DH or via email to: trafficregulationorderobjections@staffordshire.gov.uk not later than 28 September 2016 quoting reference HoCPS/TM/TR17/16.

Date: 07 September 2016

John Tradewell, Director for Strategy, Governance and Change,

2 Staffordshire Place, Tipping Street, Stafford, ST16 2DH.


ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984

STAFFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL

(STALLINGTON ROAD, STALLINGTON AND BROOMS LANE, FULFORD DALE AND FULFORD LANE, FULFORD)

(PROHIBITION OF HEAVY COMMERCIAL VEHICLES

OVER 7.5 TONNES GROSS)

ORDER 20**

The Staffordshire County Council (“the Council”) in exercise of their powers under sections 1(1), 2(4) and 3(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (“the Act”), and of all other enabling powers, and after consultation with the Chief Officer of Police in accordance with Part III of Schedule 9 to the Act, hereby make the following Order:-

1. This Order shall come into operation on the 20** and may be cited as the Staffordshire County Council (Stallington Road, Stallington and Brooms Lane, Fulford Dale and Fulford Lane, Fulford) (Prohibition of Heavy Commercial Vehicles over 7.5 tonnes gross) Order 20**.

2. (1) In this Order, “heavy commercial vehicle” means a vehicle as defined in Section 138 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984.

3. Save as provided in Article 4 of this Order no person shall, except upon the direction or with the permission of a police constable in uniform, use, cause, or permit any heavy commercial vehicle to proceed in any of the lengths of roads specified in the Schedule to this Order.

4. Nothing in Article 3 of this Order shall render it unlawful for a heavy commercial vehicle to proceed on any length of road specified in the Schedule to this Order if the vehicle is being used:-

(a) to gain access to or in connection with the conveyance of goods to or from any premises situated on or adjacent to that length of road;

(b) for the purposes of agriculture on any land adjacent to that length of road or in connection with the conveyance or haulage of timber felled upon such land;

(c) in connection with the carrying out, or on premises situated on or adjacent to that length of road, of any of the following operations, namely:-

(i) building, industrial or demolition operations;

(ii) the removal of any obstruction to traffic;

(iii) the maintenance, improvement or reconstruction of the said lengths of road or side of road;

(iv) the laying, erection, alteration or repair in, or in land adjacent to the said lengths of road or side of road of any sewer or any main, pipe or apparatus for the supply of gas or electricity or of any telegraphic line as defined in paragraph 1(1) of the Telecommunications Code contained in Schedule 2 of the Telecommunications Act 1984; any sewers and pipes or apparatus for the supply of water; or for resource mains and also any floods defence works or land drainage works.

(d) for fire brigade, police or ambulance purposes;

(e) to proceed to or from any premises which are situated on or adjacent to that length of road and at which the vehicle is to be, or has been, garaged, serviced or repaired;

(f) in the service of a local authority or water undertaker or sewerage undertaker or the Environment Agency in pursuance of statutory powers or duties; or

(g) in connection with a circus, fair or similar event the holding of which on, or in the vicinity of, that length of road has been authorised by the Council or the District Council.

(h) on that road for or in connection with the conveyance of goods for sale from the vehicle; or

5. The Council are satisfied that for preserving or improving the amenities of the area through which lengths of road specified in the Schedule to this Order run by restricting the use on those roads of heavy commercial vehicles it is requisite that Section 3(1) of the Act of 1984 should not apply in relation to this Order.

SCHEDULE

Stallington Road, Stallington – from the junction of B5066 Hilderstone Road in a north easterly direction for approximately 2.8 kilometres (1.8 miles) to a point approximately 20 metres north east of the A50 Bridge.

Brooms Lane, Fulford – from the junction with Fulford Road in a northerly direction for its entire length, a distance of approximately 730 metres to the junction with Fulford Dale.

Fulford Dale, Fulford – starting from a point approximately 20 metres north of the centreline of the junction with D2458 Tudor Hollow for the entire remaining length of the road, a distance of approximately 1.8 kilometres (1.1 miles) to its junction Stallington Road.

Fulford Lane, Fulford – from the junction with Stallington Road in a southerly direction for its entire length, a distance of approximately 1.3 kilometres (0.8 miles) to the junction with Fulford Dale.

The Common Seal of the )

STAFFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL )

was hereunto affixed )

day of 20**

in the presence of:-

Authorised Signatory


Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Proposed 7.5T Weight Restriction Order

C0237 Stallington Road, D2119 FUllford Lane and brooms lane D2174 Fulford Dale

Statement of Reasons

Following concerns raised with the County Councillor from the local residents it is proposed to introduce an environmental 7.5 Tonne weight limit on the roads listed below in the schedule. This will restrict the use heavy commercial vehicles within the area for which these roads are unsuitable. Exemptions will apply for vehicles requiring access to premises within the area for legitimate loading or unloading activities. This order will prevent the use of these roads by vehicular traffic of a kind which is unsuitable have regard to the existing character of the roads.

Schedule

It is proposed to prohibit Heavy Commercial Vehicles exceeding 7.5t from entering the following road except for access at;

  1. C0237 Stallington Road – Starting from the junction with the B5066 Hilderstone Road in a north easterly direction for approximately 2.8 kilometres (1.8 miles) to a point approximately 20 metres north east of the A50 Bridge.

  1. D2119 Brooms Lane – Starting from the junction with the C0079 Fulford Road in a northerly direction for its entire length approximately 730 metres

  1. D2174 Fulford Dale – Starting from a point approximately 20 metres north of the centre line of the junction with D2458 Tudor Hollow for the entire remaining length of the road approximately 1.8 Kilometres (1.1 miles) to its junction with Stallington Road.

  1. D2119 Fulford Lane – Starting from the junction with C0237 Stallington Road in a southerly direction for its entire length approximately 1.3 Kilometres (0.8 miles) to the junction with D2174 Fulford Dale.

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