Decision Maker: Waverley Local Committee
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
The Local Committee (Waverley)
resolved to AGREE to:
- Note the results of the speed assessments undertaken to inform
the development of the 20 mph proposals, as included in Section
- Agree that a 20 mph speed limit is implemented on the roads
shown within Figures 1-3 in Annex A, in
accordance with Option 1 (see section “3.
Subject to agreement with the Waverley Heritage officers and
further consultation with Town and other relevant Borough and
County councillors on the final design.
- 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 change, including revocation of
any existing traffic orders necessary to implement the change, and,
subject to no objections being upheld, that the order be
- Authorise a 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.
- Note that if the scheme has not been successful in reducing
actual vehicle speeds, then further engineering measures or a
return to the current posted speed limit may be
If the scheme is not successful in contributing
to improvement in air quality then further measures may need to be
Further extensions to the 20mph limit/zone maybe
considered following further consultation.
enable the changes to the posted speed limit from 30 mph to 20 mph,
on the roads identified within Figures 1-3 in
Annex A, in accordance with Surrey County
Council’s Speed Limit Policy.
proposed lower 20 mph speed limit on these roads will contribute to
improved road safety for all users and an improved environment for
active travel within the area, encouraging more short trips to be
made by modes such as walking and cycling.
proposed extent of 20 mph speed limit on these roads has been
identified to provide consistency of speed limit and align the
proposals with best practice to contribute to an effective positive
change of character and improved accessibility throughout the
Publication date: 07/09/2021
Date of decision: 03/09/2021
Decided at meeting: 03/09/2021 - Waverley Local Committee
Effective from: 15/09/2021