Decisions

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18/09/2019 - SHALFORD AIR QUALITY ACTION PLAN (EXECUTIVE FUNCTION - FOR DECISION) ref: 3878    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Guildford Joint Committee

Made at meeting: 18/09/2019 - Guildford Joint Committee

Decision published: 19/09/2019

Effective from: 18/09/2019

Decision:

The Guildford Joint Committee:

 

(i)               Approved a four-week consultation on the Air Quality Action Plan for Shalford Air Quality Management Area shown in Appendix 2.

 

Reasons for recommendation

To ensure the Council meets its statutory duties to adopt an Air Quality Action Plan along the A281 in Shalford.


18/09/2019 - HIGHWAYS UPDATE (EXECUTIVE FUNCTION - FOR DECISION) ref: 3877    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Guildford Joint Committee

Made at meeting: 18/09/2019 - Guildford Joint Committee

Decision published: 19/09/2019

Effective from: 18/09/2019

Decision:

The Guildford Joint Committee:

 

(i)     Noted the committee approved allocations and works progressed during 2018/19.

(ii)   Agreed to the commencement of the formal statutory process for the introduction of right turn prohibition order, from Madrid Road into Ludlow Road and from Guildford Park Road into Denzil Road (para 2.1.6 refers).

Reasons for recommendations

The committee is asked to agree the recommendations to enable progression of works orders and expenditure of the Committee budget.


18/09/2019 - UPDATE ON SCC-LED LEP PROJECTS (EXECUTIVE FUNCTION - FOR DECISION) ref: 3879    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Guildford Joint Committee

Made at meeting: 18/09/2019 - Guildford Joint Committee

Decision published: 19/09/2019

Effective from: 18/09/2019

Decision:

The Guildford Joint Committee:

 

(ii)Authorised the Area Highway Manager and Transport Strategy Project Manager in consultation with the Chairman, Vice Chairman, and relevant Divisional Member(s) to undertake all necessary procedures, including advertisement of notices and traffic regulation orders, to deliver the agreed pinch-point schemes within the Quality Bus Corridor project.

 

(iii) Noted the updates provided for the Surrey County Council (SCC)-led Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) funded schemes: Quality Bus Corridor, Town Centre Transport Package and A31 Resilience Corridor.

 

Reasons for recommendations

The purpose of this report is to provide sufficient information to enable the Joint Committee to agree the advertisement of the necessary statutory traffic regulation orders and notices for the Quality Bus Corridor pinch-point schemes. This will enable the progression of the major transport scheme works as per the business case that was approved and funded by the EM3 Local Enterprise Partnership. The report also includes updates on current SCC-led LEP funded highway schemes for information purposes.


16/09/2019 - EPSOM AND EWELL PARKING REVIEW (PHASE 12) [EXECUTIVE FUNCTION - FOR DECISION] ref: 3874    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Epsom and Ewell Local Committee

Made at meeting: 16/09/2019 - Epsom and Ewell Local Committee

Decision published: 18/09/2019

Effective from: 18/09/2019

Decision:

That the Local Committee [Epsom & Ewell] agreed:

 

(i)       To advertise all the proposals outlined in Annexe 1 of the report, subject to the following amendments and additions:

 

       That the proposals to split the Zone M residents parking area and change the hours as set out in the petition submitted by residents be added to the review;

       That double yellow lines at the junction of Sunnymede Avenue and Riverhome Drive to improve sight lines be added to the review;

Map 21 Orchard Close should read Carnforth Close;

       Maps 27 and 34 road names to be checked and corrected if necessary;

       Map 30 Queensmead Avenue to extend the one hour restriction to Sheer Avenue

       Maps 36/37 and 38 junction protection lines to be longer than the statutory minimum;

       Map 55 – two disabled bays to be advertised in Castle Road in the vicinity of number 14;

       Map 59 – to advertise restrictions in the spaces not currently included at the top of the Lynwood Road;

 

       Maps 62/63 – restrictions to be added outside number 14 Milburn Walk.  Two unrestricted spaces to be left outside number 7 Walnut Close, proposals to be changed to make parking on alternate sides as in the adjacent roads if residents agree;

      

(ii)      That the committee contribute £18,000 funding towards the proposals in Annex 1 from the 2018/2019 parking surplus.

(iii) That the committee contribute £12,000 funding towards the proposals shown in Annex 1 for a verge parking ban, from the 2019/2020 parking surplus and the amendments to Zone M as outlined above also be funded from next year’s budget, subject to their agreement.

(iv) That the County Council’s intention to make an order under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 be advertised and, if no objections are maintained, the order be made;

(v)   That if objections are received the Parking Strategy and Implementation Group Manager is authorised to try and resolve them, in consultation with the Chairman / Vice Chairman of this committee and the county councillor for the division, and decides whether or not they should be acceded to and therefore whether the order should be made, with or without modifications.  The decision in relation to maps 68 and 70 to be brought back to a future meeting of the Committee

 

Reasons: Changes to the highway network, the built environment and society mean that parking behaviour changes and consequently it is necessary for a Highway Authority to carry out regular reviews of waiting and parking restrictions on the highway network.

 

It is recommended that the waiting restrictions in this report are progressed as they

will help to:

·        Improve road safety

·        Increase access for emergency vehicles

·        improve access to shops, facilities and businesses

·        Increase access for refuse vehicles, buses and service vehicles

·        Reduce traffic congestion

·        Better regulate parking


16/09/2019 - HIGHWAYS UPDATE [EXECUTIVE FUNCTION - FOR DECISION] ref: 3875    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Epsom and Ewell Local Committee

Made at meeting: 16/09/2019 - Epsom and Ewell Local Committee

Decision published: 18/09/2019

Effective from: 18/09/2019

Decision:

That the Local Committee [Epsom & Ewell] agreed:

 

(i)       To approve the provisional allocation of assumed budgets for 2020-21 as shown in Table 3 of the report;

(ii)      On a vote [9 votes FOR to 1 AGAINST] to confirm the decision to construct the cycle way in Waterloo Road;

(ii)   Authorise the Area Highway Manager in consultation with the Chairman, Vice-Chairman, and relevant Divisional Member(s) to undertake all necessary procedures to deliver the agreed programmes.

 

Reasons: 

 

Recommendations are made to facilitate development of Committee’s 2019-20

Highways programmes, while at the same time ensuring that the Chairman, Vice

Chairman and relevant Divisional Members are fully and appropriately involved in

any detailed considerations.

 

Committee is asked to provide the necessary authorisation to deliver those

programmes of work in consultation with the Chairman, Vice Chairman and relevant

Divisional Member without the need to revert to the Committee as a whole.


09/09/2019 - CHETWODE ROAD IMPROVEMENT SCHEME [EXECUTIVE FUNCTION - FOR DECISION] ref: 3873    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Reigate and Banstead Local Committee

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Reigate and Banstead Local Committee

Decision published: 10/09/2019

Effective from: 17/09/2019

Decision:

The Local Committee noted:

i)    The scheme proposals and the comments received from consultation.

 

The Local Committee agreed that:

 

i)    The parking restrictions set out in Table 1 and in annex A of the report (‘no waiting at any time’ double yellow lines) are approved, subject to statutory consultation;

ii)   If there are unresolved objections that they are dealt with in accordance with the county council’s scheme of delegation by the parking team manager, in consultation with the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Local Committee and local divisional member.

iii)  Bus stop clearways are approved for the east and westbound bus stops in Chetwode Road; and

iv) The scheme proposals for Chetwode Road and Homefield Gardens a shown in annex A are approved for implementation;

v)  Any alterations to the scheme to be delegated to the Area Highways Manager in consultation with the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Local Committee and local divisional Members.

 

Reason for decisions:

 

The above decisions were made because the scheme proposals for Chetwode Road will deliver a key Section 106 obligation that forms part of the planning consent for the Be Burgh housing site in order to mitigate the impact of increased vehicular traffic on roads within the Preston estate.


09/09/2019 - HIGHWAYS UPDATE REPORT [EXECUTIVE FUNCTION - FOR DECISION] ref: 3872    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Reigate and Banstead Local Committee

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Reigate and Banstead Local Committee

Decision published: 10/09/2019

Effective from: 17/09/2019

Decision:

The Local Committee agreed to:

i)    Note the contents of this report.

ii)   The installation of a bus stop clearway within the bus layby on the southbound carriageway of the A217 Brighton Road, Burgh Heath (50m south west of St. Mary’s Church). This clearway will operate from 07:00- 19:00 Monday to Friday  and will include works to provide providing a yellow bus layby cage road marking, to a length of approximately 45m.

 

Reason for decision:

 

The above decision was made to allow the installation of the bus clearway at the above location in order to prohibit parking at this location. The parking had previously led to the bus being unable to stop here.

 


09/09/2019 - PETITION TO: IMPROVE THE ROAD SAFETY OF CHILDREN ATTENDING HORLEY INFANT SCHOOL ref: 3871    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Reigate and Banstead Local Committee

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Reigate and Banstead Local Committee

Decision published: 10/09/2019

Effective from: 17/09/2019

Decision:

The Local Committee agreed:

 

i)    To allow the county councils Safer Travel Team to investigate concerns raised by the petition using the Road Safety Outside Schools Policy

The Local Committee noted:

 

ii)  The outcome of the safety assessment will be reported to the school and local County Councillor containing the results of the road safety education assessment and a description of any potential highway improvements and estimated costs.

iii) That recommendations could include measures within the school grounds which the school will be responsible for implementing.

 

Reason for decision:

 

The above decision was made in order to enable officers to conduct a Road Safety Outside Schools Assessment to look at measures that could be taken to improve the road safety for the children.


09/09/2019 - PETITION TO: REPAIR A DEEP VERGE ON SLIPSHATCH ROAD, REIGATE ref: 3870    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Reigate and Banstead Local Committee

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Reigate and Banstead Local Committee

Decision published: 10/09/2019

Effective from: 17/09/2019

Decision:

The Local Committee noted:

i)    The officer’s comment.

ii)   That officers could work with the divisional member and district councillor to see if there is any support for work to be carried out on initial investigation and design work and whether there are any opportunities for match funding.

 

The local Committee agreed:

 

iii)  That initial investigation and design work to establish the cause of the verge to sink and the most effective method to raise the verge be added to the Integrated Transport Scheme List for consideration for future funding.

 

Reason for decision:

 

The above decision was made to enable work to be undertaken on the above scheme at a time when funding to do so was available.

 


06/09/2019 - HIGHWAYS UPDATE [EXECUTIVE FUNCTION - FOR DECISION] ref: 3869    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Elmbridge Local Committee

Made at meeting: 06/09/2019 - Elmbridge Local Committee

Decision published: 10/09/2019

Effective from: 18/09/2019

Decision:

That the Local Committee [Elmbridge] agreed to:

 

(i)    Approve the provisional allocation of assumed budgets for 2020-21 as shown in Table 3 of the report;

(ii)   Authorise the Area Highway Manager, in consultation with the Chairman, Vice Chairman and Divisional Member, to advertise the necessary legal notice for new road tables at the entrances to Russell Road and Sunbury Lane, Walton, and if there are no significant objections to arrange construction of these new road tables as part of the new cycle route in Terrace Road;

(iii)  Authorise the Area Highway Manager, in consultation with the Chairman, Vice Chairman and Divisional Member, to draft and advertise an appropriate Traffic Regulation Order for the short one-way section of road at the junction of Rectory Lane and Church Road, and if there are no significant objections to make the Traffic Regulation Order, and improve the signs and road markings;

(iv)  Approve the extension of the eastbound bus stop clearway at The Bear, Bridge Street, Walton-on-Thames, by 5m at each end – 10m in total;

(v)   Authorise the Area Highway Manager in consultation with the Chairman, Vice Chairman, and relevant Divisional Member(s) to undertake all necessary procedures to deliver the agreed programmes

Reasons:

 

Recommendations are made to facilitate development of Committee’s 2019-20 Highways programmes, while at the same time ensuring that the Chairman, Vice Chairman and relevant Divisional Members are fully and appropriately involved in any detailed considerations.

Specific recommendations are made to facilitate improvements in Walton and Long Ditton.

Committee is asked to provide the necessary authorisation to deliver its programmes of work in consultation with the Chairman, Vice Chairman and relevant Divisional Member without the need to revert to the Committee as a whole.


06/09/2019 - PETITIONS ref: 3868    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Elmbridge Local Committee

Made at meeting: 06/09/2019 - Elmbridge Local Committee

Decision published: 10/09/2019

Effective from: 18/09/2019

Decision:

That the Local Committee [Elmbridge] agreed :

 

To add Dennis Road to its list of roads for consideration for prioritisation for resurfacing in a future year.

 

Reasons: To enable prioritisation of funding when compared to other projects.

Divisions affected: West Molesey;