EXPERIMENTAL CYCLE FACILITIES AND PARKING AMENDMENTS - HIGH STREET, KINGSTON (REF. KINGMAP0013)Notice ID: MF0277683
ROYAL BOROUGH OF KINGSTON UPON THAMES EXPERIMENTAL CYCLE FACILITIES AND PARKING AMENDMENTS - HIGH STREET, KINGSTON (REF. KINGMAP0013)
The Kingston upon Thames (Free Parking Places, Loading Places and Waiting, Loading and Stopping Restrictions) (Amendment No. 4) Experimental Order 2018; The Kingston upon Thames (Charged-For Parking Places) (Amendment No. 4) Experimental Order 2018; and The Kingston upon Thames (Prescribed Routes) (No. 1) Experimental Traffic Order 2018.
1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames on 21st May 2018 made the above-mentioned Orders under section 9ofthe Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, as amended by the Local Government Act 1985.
2. The general effect of the Orders, which will come into force on 4th June 2018, will on an experimental basis;
(a) lengthen an existing two-way cycle lane (on the west side) from opposite No. 59 to outside No. 38, High Street;
(b) in the area known as Anglers Green, lengthen an existing 'resident permit holders only' parking place by approximately 3metres (opposite Hermes Hotel);
(c) introduce aparking place for the loading &unloading of goods vehicles only, applying from midnight to 7 a.m., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to midnight, maximum stay 30 minutes, no return within 2hours (outside No. 52a, High Street);
(d) re-locate existing disabled persons' parking places from outside Nos. 17 and 19 to outside Nos. 13 and 15, High Street (in place of part of an existing bus parking place);
(e) shorten abus parking place (outside Nos. 13 and 15, High Street); and
(f) provide that all waiting and loading restrictions will apply "at any time" (on the west side, from opposite No. 59 to outside No. 52, High Street; and on the east side, between Nos. 59 and 13, High Street).
3. The Orders provide that, subject to the provisions of section 10 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, the Council's Director of Place, or some person authorised in that behalf by him, may, if it appears to him or that person essential in the interest ofthe expeditious, convenient and safe movement of traffic or for providing suitable and adequate parking facilities on the highway or for preserving or improving the amenities of the area through which any road affected by the Orders runs, modify or suspend the Orders or any provision contained therein.
4. Any person desiring to question the validity of the Orders or of any provision contained therein on the grounds that it is not within the relevant powers of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 or that any relevant requirements thereof or any relevant regulations made there under have not been complied with in relation to the Orders may, within six weeks from the date on which the Orders were made, make application for the purpose to the High Court.
5. The Council will be considering in due course whether the provisions of the experimental Orders should be continued in force indefinitely by means of Orders made under sections 6, 45, 46 49 and 124 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984. Any person may object to the making of an Order for the purpose of such indefinite continuation within aperiod ofsix months beginning from the date on which the experimental Order came into force, or if an experimental Order is varied or modified, beginning with the date on which such variation or modification came into force. Any objection must be in writing stating the grounds on which it is made and sent to either the Director of Place, Traffic Order Section, Guildhall 2, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1EU or to TMO@kingston.gov.uk (pleasequote KingMap0013).
6. Under the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985, any letter you write to the Council in response to this Notice may be made available to the press and to the public who would be entitled to take copies of it if they so wished.
Dated 25th May 2018.
Team Leader - Parking and Sustainable Transport (Environment)