Decision details

Kingston Blount: Proposed 20 Mph Speed Limits

Decision Maker: Delegated Decisions by Cabinet Member for Transport Management

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the responses to Formal Consultation and determine the level and extent of speed limits to be implemented


The Chair noted concerns in the responses from bus companies, which stated that the cumulative effect was to make bus services slower and that this concerned them. The Chair noted that the 20mph speed limits were being introduced in-line with County Council policies.


The Chair also referenced concerns from respondents about lots of changes in speed limits within short distances. The Chair noted these concerns, but pointed out that speed limits change as the environment around the road changes.


The Chair thanked officers for their work and agreed to the recommendation in the report.




a)    Approve the introduction of 20mph speed limits in Kingston Blount as advertised.

Report author: Geoff Barrell

Publication date: 23/05/2024

Date of decision: 23/05/2024

Decided at meeting: 23/05/2024 - Delegated Decisions by Cabinet Member for Transport Management

Effective from: 31/05/2024

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