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LONDON BOROUGH OF WALTHAM FOREST ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 - SECTIONS 6 AND 23 HIGHWAYS ACT 1980 - SECTIONS 90A AND 90C

Notice ID: WAT1458174

Notice effective from
14th November 2019 to 14th December 2019

LONDON BOROUGH OF WALTHAM FOREST
ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 - SECTIONS 6 AND 23 HIGHWAYS ACT 1980 - SECTIONS 90A AND 90C
SEWARDSTONE ROAD E4 REGION - CORRIDOR (T56(19)) PROPOSED AMENDMENT AND INTRODUCTION OF WAITING RESTRICTIONS, INTRODUCTION OF CONTROLLED SHORT STAY PARKING AND LOADING PROVISION TRAFFIC CALMING - SPEED HUMPS, JUNCTION ENTRY TREATMENTS, RAISED PEDESTRIAN AND CYCLE CROSSINGS
The Waltham Forest (Free Parking Places, Loading Places and Waiting, Loading and Stopping Restrictions) (Amendment No. *) Order 201*
1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of the London Borough of Waltham Forest proposes to make the above-mentioned Orders under sections 6 and 124 of and Part IV of Schedule 9 to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, as amended.

2. The general effect of the Orders to coincide with cycle improvements, 'Copenhagen Style' blended crossings, raised entry/speed reduction treatments at junctions (including shared highway and footway space for cyclists and pedestrians) and a new crossing will be:-

(a) in Mansfield Hill (MNS) E4 -both sides - introduce "at any time" waiting restrictions between a point outside/opposite Nos. 31/46 MNS southwards to a point 21 metres south of the southern kerb line of Mount Echo Drive

(b) in Mount Echo Drive (MED) E4 to, introduce "at any time" waiting restrictions on both sides for a maximum distance of 33 metres north-east from its junction with Mansfield Hill;

(c) in Mount Echo Avenue (MEA) E4 where double yellow line "at any time" waiting restrictions do not already exist, provide "at any time" waiting restrictions on both sides between its junction with The Ridgeway/Mansfield Hill north-eastward to a point parallel with the south-west building wall of No. 1 MEA;

(d) in Sewardstone Road (SEWD) E4 to,

a. introduce - or as the case may be extend - "at any time" waiting restrictions on the:

i. west side - between a point opposite Nos. 22 and 24 Sewardstone Gardens (SG) southwards to a point opposite Nos. 10 to 12 SG (a distance of 36 metres);
II. east side - opposite Nos. 22 and 24 Sewardstone Gardens (SG) southwards for a distance of 10 metres;
iii. east side -

a. for a total distance of 26 metres northward from the northern kerb line of Yardley Lane; and

b. for a total distance of 8 metres southward from the southern kerb line of Yardley Lane;

iv. west side - for a distance of 10 metres opposite its junction with Yardley Lane;

v. east side - between the southern kerb line of Kings Head Hill and a point adjacent No. 36 SEWD except:

a. outside Nos. 64 and 66 SEWD for a distance of 13 metres,

b. outside Nos. 72 and 74 SEWD for a distance of 26 metres; and

c. outside No. 48 SEWD for a distance of 11 metres, where 'parking places will be provided.

*Note: double yellow line "at any time " waiting and loading restrictions (or as the case may be loading restrictions between 7am and 10am Mondays to Fridays) will continue to operate in sections between the aforementioned parking places;
double yellow line "at any time " waiting and loading restrictions (or as the case may be loading restrictions between 7am and 10am Mondays to Fridays) will continue to operate in sections between the aforementioned parking places;
vi. east side - between its junction with Maida Avenue southwards for a distance of 39 metres (adjacent No. 2/85 SEWD);

vii. west side - between a point opposite its junction with Maida Avenue southwards for a distance of 40 metres (adjacent No. 2/85 SEWD);

b. introduce, single yellow line waiting restriction operating Mondays to Fridays 7am to 10am outside Nos. 60 to 64 SEWD;

c. introduce controlled free short stay parking places operating Mondays to Saturdays:

i. between 8am and 6.30pm outside (1) No. 48 SEWD for a distance of 11 metres and (2) outside Nos. 72 and 74 SEWD for a distance of 26 metres; and

ii. between 10am and 6.30pm outside Nos. 64 and 66 for a distance of 13 metres; all with a maximum stay of 30 minutes and no return within 2 hours

all with a maximum stay of 30 minutes and no return within 2 hours
3. FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council, in accordance with Sections 90A and 90C of the Highways Act 1980, the Highways (Road Humps) Regulations 1999, as amended, and section 23 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, proposes to:

(a) introduce a raised Zebra pedestrian crossing (speed hump - 11 metres in length including the gradients) in Sewardstone Road E4, so that the centre of the crossing is situated 8 metres south of the southern kerb line of Chelwood Close. Associated zig-zag markings, on which vehicles would be prohibited from stopping at all times, will be placed on the carriageway either side of the crossing (extending northwards to the northern kerb line of Amesbury Drive and southwards to a point outside/opposite Nos. 101/154 SEWD;

(b) introduce 'Copenhagen style blended crossings for a distance of 8 metres including the gradients in Laurel Gardens and Merryhlll Close at their respective junction with Sewardstone Road;

(c) introduce entry/exit speed reducing humps in Amesbury Drive, Epping Way, Chelwood Close and Redwood Gardens for a distance of 7 metres including the gradients; and in Maida Avenue for a distance of 16 metres including the gradients; all at their respective junction with Sewardstone Road; and

(d) introduce new road humps (speed tables - 11 metres in length including the gradients) in Sewardstone Road:

a. adjacent Nos. 18/20 Sewardstone Gardens;

b. from a point 5 metres north of the northern kerb line of Yardley Lane, northwards;

NBI 'Copenhagen Style blended will be built over waiting restrictions in Laurel Gardens and Merryhill Close at their respective junction with Sewardstone Road and would be elevated sections of carriageway, between 75 and 100 millimetres higher at their highest point than the surrounding carriageway, or at an equal level with the surrounding pavement and extending across the full width of the carriageway, including the gradients (as is the case also with all entry/exit treatment crossings and sinusoidal road humps mentioned in this Notice).
Parking on a Copenhagen styled blended crossing or on any raised section of highway above the existing highway is a contravention and is prohibited under section 86 of The Traffic Management Act 2004 (exceptions apply).
4. FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council, in accordance with section 65 and 66 of the Highways Act 1980 (non-traffic Order), intends to convert/ modify or re-create certain length of footway space on the eastern side of Sewardstone Road into a segregated cycle track for use by cyclists between its junction with Kings Head Hill and a point outside No. 64 SEWD. The cycle track will aid cyclists to avoid fast moving traffic on the carriageways. Priority is maintained for pedestrians when entering or crossing segregated cycle tracks from the footways. Parking on the footway by vehicles will cease on any part of the footway where the aforementioned cycle track runs including up the highway boundary.

5. A copy of each of the proposed Orders, the Council's statement of reasons for proposing to make the Orders and plans showing the locations and effect of the Orders and measures can be inspected during normal office hours on Mondays to Fridays inclusive until the end of a period of 6 weeks from the date on which the Orders are made or, as the case may be, the Council decides not to make the Orders, at (a) The Information Desk, Town Hall, Forest Road, Walthamstow, E17; and (b) The Reception Desk, London Borough of Waltham Forest, Low Hall, Argall Avenue, London, E10 7AS.

6. Any person desiring to object to the proposals or to make any other representation should send a statement in writing of either their objection and the grounds thereof or of their representation to Traffic Orders, Highways, Residents Services, Low Hall, Argall Avenue, London, E10 7AS quoting reference T56(19) Sewardstone Road corridor by the end of a period of 21 days from the date on which this Notice is published. All objections must specify the grounds on which they are made.

For more information please telephone 020 8496 3000 quoting reference Traffic Orders - T56(19) Sewardstone Road corridor Dated 14th November 2019
Mr. K. Valavan, Director of Highways and Traffic Management, Resident Services, Low Hall, Argall Avenue, London, E10 7AS

Attachments

WAT1458174.pdf Download

London Borough of Waltham Forest

Town Hall , Forest Road , Walthamstow , London , E17 4JF

http://www.walthamforest.gov.uk/pages/index.aspx 020 8496 3000

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