Surrey County Council (SCC) is proposing to reduce the existing 40 Mile Per Hour (MPH) speed limit on Foreman Road and parts of the adjoining White Lane in Ash, to a 30 MPH speed limit. This is now open to public consultation with maps and drawings available online.
How can I have my say?
If you wish to object, support or make any other representation to the proposed Speed Limit Order you must do so by;
- Visiting https://www.surreysays.co.uk/environment-and-infrastructure/foreman-road-and-white-lane-ash/ and completing the Online Survey.
- Emailing email@example.com, quoting reference LSEN/7/15/11/GLD/AK
- Writing, to Miss K Wilkinson, Transport Development Planning, Surrey County Council, Third Floor, Quadrant Court, 35 Guildford Road, Woking, GU22 7QQ quoting, reference LSEN/7/15/11/GLD/AK
All correspondence must be received by Friday 26 February 2021
Why are these works proposed?
Local Councillors have been campaigning for a lower speed limit, Ash Parish News spoke with Cllr Nigel Manning who said “These works are in need along this stretch of road because of a number of new housing developments which have recently been granted planning permission. These will inevitably result in more traffic, including cyclists and pedestrians. It is now necessary to reduce the maximum speed limit from 40 to 30 MPH to improve safety for all users of this stretch of road”.
The proposed reduction in the maximum speed limit follows Surrey County Council’s Policy for “Setting Local Speed Limits”. Cllr Nigel Manning also confirmed that the Police have been consulted, and they are in support of the proposed reduction in the maximum speed limit.
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