Decision details


Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Local Committee (Mole Valley) agreed:


i.       To note the results of the speed limit assessment undertaken.

ii.       That, based upon the evidence, the speed limit be reduced from 60mph to 20mph in the section of Abinger Lane between Hollow Lane and a point 16m north-west of the north-west boundary of Rew Cottage; in the section of Sutton Lane between the junction with Abinger Lane and a point 67m west of the entrance to Abinger Manor; and in the entire length of Evelyn Cottages; and the speed limit be reduced from 60mph to 30mph in the section of Abinger Lane between a point 16m north-west of the northwest boundary of Rew Cottage and Raikes Lane, in accordance with the current policy;

iii.       To authorise the advertisement of a notice in accordance with the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, the effect of which will be to implement the proposed speed limit changes, revoke any existing traffic orders necessary to implement the changes, and, subject to no objections being upheld, that the order be made;

iv.       To authorise delegation of authority to the Area Highway Manager in consultation with the Chairman, Vice-Chairman of the Local Committee and the local divisional member to resolve any objections received in connection with the proposal.

v.       To note that if the scheme has not been successful, then further engineering measures or a return to the original higher speed limit may be necessary.



Reason for Decisions


The above decisions were made to enable changes to the speed limit on Abinger Lane, Sutton Lane and Evelyn Cottages in accordance with Surrey’s speed limit policy.

Publication date: 18/06/2020

Date of decision: 17/06/2020

Decided at meeting: 17/06/2020 - Mole Valley Local Committee

Effective from: 25/06/2020

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