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Transport Consultations

 
   

If you would like to make comments about any of the schemes listed below please contact us by e-mail at trafficcalming@gateshead.gov.uk| or through the contacts provided alongside each scheme.  

Current Consultations

Lingey House School 20m mph Zone

As part of the Council’s ongoing programme for traffic calming within the borough, it is proposed to create a 20mph zone in the surrounding area around Lingey House Primary School. The plans can be viewed by clicking on the following link;

If you would like to make any comments about the proposals please contact Mick Hardwick on 0191 4333399 or by email at trafficcalming@gateshead.gov.uk|  by Friday 12th September 2014.

South Shore Road 20mph Limit

It is the intention of Gateshead Council to implement a 20mph speed limit on South Shore Road between its junction Tyne Main Road/Saltmeadows Road.  The project will consist of the installation of speed limit signage and associated road markings. The proposals can be viewed by clicking on the following link.

The consultation process is due to end on the 22nd September 2014. If you have any queries or comments please contact Andy Low on 0191 4333063 or by emailing andrewlow@gateshead.gov.uk| .

Joicey Road Restrictions

Transport Strategy intends to  introduce vehicle weight restrictions to East Park Road between the junction of Joicey Road and Saltwell Road South. This also includes the introduction of parking restrictions on Joicey Road, East Park Road and Chesters Park.

A plan showing the proposals can be viewed by clicking on the following link:

If you would like to make any comments about the proposals please contact Andy Low on 0191 433 3063 or by emailing trafficcalming@gateshead.gov.uk| by Monday 22nd September 2014.

Oakwellgate Improvements

The Borough Council of Gateshead (Oakwellgate Area Gateshead) Traffic Regulation Order 2014

NOTICE is hereby given that the Borough Council of Gateshead proposes to make an Order under Sections 1(1), 2(1) to (3), 4(2) and Part IV of Schedule 9 to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (“the Act”) by virtue of the Traffic Management Act 2004 and all other enabling powers and after consultation with the Chief Officer of Police in accordance with Part III of Schedule 9 of the Act.

The proposed Order will:-

1.  Introduce a local bus / cycle lane (with an exemption for hackney carriage vehicles) on the western side of the northbound carriageway of the Gateshead Highway from a point 10 metres

 north of its junction with Lambton Street in a northerly direction for 90 metres.

2.  Prohibit vehicles travelling in the Gateshead Highway from turning left into the A184 Askew Road.

3.  Prohibit vehicles travelling in the Gateshead Highway from turning right into the Quaysgate.

The draft order together a plan and statement of the Council’s reasons for proposing to make the order, may be examined at the information desk on the ground floor of Gateshead Council’s Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, Monday to Thursday between 8.30am and 5.30pm and Friday between 8.30am and 4.30pm.

If you wish to object to the proposed order you should send the grounds for your objection in writing to the Strategic Director of Legal and Corporate Services, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH quoting ref : TH/1298 to be received on or before the 18th August 2014.

In association, the proposed scheme at Oakwellgate will include:

• Re-allocate carriageway space on A167 High Street (North bound), reducing lanes from four to three inclusive of the bus, taxi and cycle lane.

• Re-allocate carriageway space on A167 High Street (South bound), reducing lanes from three to two.

• Replace a ramp from Swinburne Street to A184 Askew Road with a straight ramp and re-align toucan and puffin crossings in this area.

A plan showing the proposals can be viewed by clicking on the following link:

William Street, Felling - TRO

Gateshead Council is proposing a scheme to introduce parking and loading restrictions in the William Street area of Felling.  The scheme will also contain an extent of shared use footway.  A plan showing the proposals can be viewed by clicking on the following link.

William Street - Waiting & Loading Restrictions|

If you would like to make any comments about the proposals please contact Ken Shotton on 0191 4333098 or by emailing Kennethshotton@Gateshead.gov.uk| by Friday 22nd August 2014.

Temple Street, Felling - TRO

Gateshead Council is proposing a scheme to introduce parking and loading restrictions in the Temple Street area of Felling. A plan showing the proposals can be viewed by clicking on the following link.

If you would like to make any comments about the proposals please contact Ken Shotton on 0191 4333098 or by emailing Kennethshotton@Gateshead.gov.uk| by Friday 22nd August 2014.

 

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