Issue details

A New Surrey Roadsafe Road Safety Strategy Based On A 'Vision Zero' Safe System Approach, Encompassing A New Speed Limit Policy

It is recommended that Cabinet:

  1. Welcomes the views and comments from residents and stakeholders in responding to a 10 week consultation and engagement period for the draft Surrey RoadSafe Road Safety Strategy, encompassing a new speed limit policy;
  2. Approves the final draft Surrey RoadSafe Road Safety Strategy and approves the proposed speed limit policy with a new approach to 20 mph schemes;
  3. Notes that the draft Surrey RoadSafe Road Safety Strategy, encompassing the speed limit policy proposed in this report, will be approved by the Surrey RoadSafe Governance Board in June. Following approval by the Cabinet, the final version will be resubmitted to the Surrey RoadSafe Governance Board for final ratification.


Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 23/05/2024

Decision due: 23 Jul 2024 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Highways, Transport and Economic Growth

Lead director: Executive Director Environment, Infrastructure and Growth

Contact: Duncan Knox, Road Safety and Sustainable Scheme Travel Team Manager Email: Tel: 020 8541 7443.


A 10-week public and stakeholder consultation has been carried out with extensive community engagement.  Noted below are the key stakeholders who have been consulted as part of this process, all of whom have assisted in drafting the new SurreyRoad Safe Road Safety Strategy:

· Surrey Police

· Surrey Fire and Rescue

· The Police and Crime Commissioner

· National Highways