Decision Maker: Director of Infrastructure and Capital Delivery
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
1. To have regard to the Equality Impact Assessment prepared for the purposes of this report (Appendix D).
2. To authorise officers to carry out statutory consultation under s90C of the Highways Act 1980, Section 23(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and Regulation 6 of the Local Authorities Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England & Wales) Regulations 1996 referred to below in paragraphs 4.7, 4.9 and 4.12 respectively.
3. To grant scheme approval for the measures as described at Section 2 of this report and illustrated in the design drawings attached in Appendix B & C at a cost of £335,000.
4. That subject to the above approval and due regard to the outcome of the consultation referred to in recommendation 2 above, to implement the scheme under experimental traffic management orders made under the provisions of sections 9, 10, 124, Schedule 1 and Part IV of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and that the notices of making for the Experimental Traffic Orders contain the statements specified in Schedule 5 of the Local Authorities' Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England and Wales) Regulations 1996. This order will replace (and thus extinguish) the Temporary Traffic Order (temporary mandatory cycle lane and ban on waiting and loading by vehicles at any time in part of Norwood Road) which came into operation on 21 September 2020 under Section 14 of RTRA 1984 and which applies to the Roads detailed in drawings no. C-19-STS-NOR-0100-01 Rev 4 in Appendix B and as referred to at paragraph 1.6.
5. To note that due consideration to the consultation referred to in recommendation 2 above will be made by way of a written report to a Director or Assistant Director of Resident Services before a decision is reached on whether or not to make the Experimental Traffic Order and subsequently any valid objections received during the statutory objection period pursuant to Regulation 23(3) of the 1996 Regulations will be considered by way of a written report to a Director or Assistant Director of Residents Services before a decision is reached on whether or not any of the provisions of the experimental order will be made permanent and following such consideration, whether or not to hold a local inquiry.
6. That, subject to the approval at recommendation 2 above, to delegate to the Director or Assistant Director of Residents Services authority to consider by way of a written report objections resulting from the statutory consultation process under section 90C(4) of the Highways Act 1980 and following such consideration, whether or not to hold a local inquiry.
7. Subject to approval of recommendation 4 above, to allocate £262,500 from the Sustainable Transport/Public Realm theme within the Capital Investment Programme (CIP) approved in July 2020 towards the implementation of the scheme referred to at 2, the highway changes for walking and cycling improvements to Norwood Road and Leigham Court Road junction with Mount Nod Road & Leigham Avenue as part of the Peckham to Streatham Healthy Route, as illustrated on drawings no. C-19-STS-NOR-0100-01 Rev 4, C-19-STS-NOR-0100-02 Rev 3, C-19-STS-NOR-0100-03, and 110469-LCR-0100-01 in Appendix B and Appendix C.
8. That, after consultation with the Chief Officer of Police, any modifications to any Experimental Order which renders it less restrictive may be authorised by the Director/Assistant Director of Residents Services without the requirement to re-advertise the Order under Section 10(2) of the said Act.
9. To undertake a non-statutory consultation exercise with local stakeholders prior to any decision on being made moving to a permanent traffic order.
Publication date: 18/10/2021
Date of decision: 26/10/2021