Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Salford City Council - Record of Decision
I, Councillor Antrobus, Lead Member for Planning and Sustainable Development, in exercise of the powers contained within the Council Constitution, do hereby authorise the advertisement of the proposals in the modified form in respect of Victoria Crescent, Eccles as set out in the report; and if no objections are made or maintained, authorise the making of the Traffic Regulation Order in the modified form.
The Reasons are: A request has been made to the Eccles Highways Task Group to look into parking issues on the cul-de-sac end of Victoria Crescent in Eccles. Complaints had been received about cars parked all day preventing people finding on street parking space near the local facilities. The original proposal had been to introduce Limited Waiting Parking Places on the south east side, close to the cul-de-sac end, right next to the proposed ‘No Waiting at Any Time’ restrictions. This had been intended to provide a turnover parking places for nearby schools and nurseries. These parking places were proposed next to a house with a garage but no driveway. The Traffic Regulation Order to introduce Limited Waiting and ‘No Waiting at Any Time’ restrictions was legally advertised on 18th July 2019 for 21 days, during which time 5 objections and 1 representation of support were received.
Following consideration of objections, and after consideration by the Eccles Highways Task Group, it is proposed to re-advertise an amended scheme to provide ‘Limited Waiting’ parking places Monday – Friday, 8am – 6pm, 2 hours no return within 2 hours, closer to the junction with Clarendon Crescent adjacent to Clarendon Garden, to provide a turnover of parking spaces to serve nearby nurseries, schools and people who might need to use free 2 hours parking place as well as parents to drop off and pick up their children. These restrictions will also relocate some of the long stay parking. Restrictions will be on south east side where there are no houses, hence no direct inconvenience for residents. The ‘No Waiting at Any Time’ restrictions at the end of cul-de-sac end of Victoria Crescent should be introduced to create turning area for drivers, so they do not have to reverse from cul-de-sac end of Victoria Crescent in order to leave the street. The majority of the street remains unrestricted.
Assessment of Risk: The restrictions will be marked out in accordance with the Traffic Signs Manual and Traffic Sign Regulations and General Directions. (TSRGD 2016).
Legal Advice obtained: Where objections are received by the Council following the advertisement of proposals, the decision regarding the implementation of the proposals is delegated to the relevant Lead Member for determination, following consultation with the Council’s Traffic Advisory Panel. Adhering to this procedure should not give rise to any legal implications.
Should the recommendations be approved as set out in this report for:
2260 – Victoria Crescent – Prohibition of Waiting and Limited Waiting Parking Places
This will be considered a substantial change to the proposals as advertised. Under regulation 14(3) of the Local Authorities’ Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England and Wales) Regulations 1996 where modifications appear to make a substantial change in the order, the order making authority shall take the steps required by paragraph (4).
The steps in paragraph (4) are such steps as appear to the order making authority as appropriate:
(a) Informing persons likely to be affected by the modifications;
(b) Giving those persons an opportunity of making representations; and
(c) Ensuring such representations is duly considered by the authority.
In complying with the above, the revised proposals should be re-advertised before making any order.
Procurement Advice obtained: Deborah Derbyshire x 6244
There are no procurement implications contained within the report. Urban Vision Partnership was procured through a fully compliant OJEU process. The services outlined within the report are delivered under the exclusivity agreement in line with the Council’s contractual standing orders.
The following documents have been used to assist the decision process:
Proposal plan, Lead Member report, letters of objection
This decision is not subject to consideration by another Lead Member.
FOR DEMOCRATIC SERVICES USE ONLY
This decision was published on 14th January 2020.
Publication date: 14/01/2020
Date of decision: 14/01/2020
Decided at meeting: 14/01/2020 - Lead Member for Planning and Sustainable Development
Effective from: 22/01/2020