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Thursday, 12 August 2010

Traffic calming in Vauxhall Walk





(Note: This notice is about the Council’s proposals to vary the waiting restrictions in Vauxhall Walk and the installation of road humps in Glass House Walk, Jonathan Street and Vauxhall Walk. Comments and objections may be made - see paragraph 7.)

1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Lambeth Borough Council, propose to make the Lambeth (Waiting and Loading Restriction) (Amendment No. *) Order 2010 under sections 6 and 124 of and Part IV of Schedule 9 to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

2. The general effect of the Order would be to ban waiting at any time in that length of Vauxhall Walk which lies on the south-east side, between a point 2.9 metres north-east of the party wall of Nos. 1 and 3 Vauxhall Walk and a point 2.5 metres south-west of the party wall of Nos. 7 and 9 Vauxhall Walk.

3. FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that Lambeth Borough Council propose to:-

(A) construct the type of road humps known as “sinusoidal road humps” in (a) Glasshouse Walk (i) approximately 10.4 metres east of the north-eastern kerb-line of Vauxhall Walk; and (ii) approximately 14.5 metres south-west of the south-western kerb-line of Vauxhall Walk; (b) Jonathan Street, approximately 11 metres east of the eastern kerb-line of Vauxhall Walk; (c) Vauxhall Walk (i) approximately 9.8 metres south-west of the southern kerb-line of Salmanca Street; (ii) approximately 22.8 metres north-east of Randall Row; (iii) approximately 23 metres south-west of Randall Row; (iv) approximately 10.1 metres south-west of Jonathan Street; (v) approximately 9.5 metres north of Tinworth Street; (vi) approximately 20.5 metres south of Tinworth Street; (vii) outside Nos. 1 to 10 Cromwell House, Vauxhall Walk.

(Each "sinusoidal road hump" would be an elevated section of carriageway, 75 millimetres higher at its highest point than the surrounding carriageway and extending across the full width of the carriageway and having a length of 3.7 metres.)
(B) construct the type of road hump known as a “speed table” in Vauxhall Walk outside Nos. 3/5/7 Vauxhall Walk. The “speed table” would be an elevated section of carriageway with a flat top, 75 millimetres higher at its highest point than the surrounding carriageway and extending across the full width of the carriageway from kerb to kerb without a break measuring 6.40 metres in length.

4. If you have any enquiries, please telephone the Council's Transport and Highways Group on 020 7926 0324.

5. The proposals are intended to reduce traffic speeds and thereby improve road safety for all road users.

6. Documents giving more detailed particulars of the proposed Order are available for inspection between 9.30 am and 4.30 pm (excluding bank holidays) until the last day of a period of six weeks beginning with the date on which the Order is made or, as the case may be, the Council decide not to make the Order, at: the offices of Lambeth Borough Council's Transport and Highways Group, 3rd Floor, Blue Star House, 234-244 Stockwell Road, London SW9 9SP. A map showing the location of the “sinusoidal road humps” and “the speed table” can be inspected between the same hours until 6th September 2010 at the same address. To arrange a viewing please contact 020 7926 9000 and select the Transport and Highways option.

7. All objections and other representations relating to the proposed Order or to the “sinusoidal road humps” or "speed table" must be made in writing and all objections must specify the grounds on which they are made and should be sent to Barbara Poulter, Transport and Highways Group, London Borough of Lambeth, 3rd Floor, Blue Star House, 234-244 Stockwell Road, London SW9 9SP, by 6th September 2010. Any objection may be seen by, or be communicated to, any person who has an interest in this matter.

Dated 13th August 2010
Martin Sachs
Head of Transport and Highways

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