Agenda and decisions

Delegated Decisions by Cabinet Member for Highway Management - Thursday, 17 November 2022 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber - County Hall, New Road, Oxford OX1 1ND. View directions

Contact: Committees - Democratic Services  E-Mail:  committees.democraticservices@oxfordshire.gov.uk

Link: video link https://oxon.cc/DDCMHM17112022

Items
No. Item

1.

Declaration of Interest

2.

Questions from County Councillors

Any county councillor may, by giving notice to the Proper Officer by 9 am two working days before the meeting, ask a question on any matter in respect of the Cabinet Member’s delegated powers.

 

The number of questions which may be asked by any councillor at any one meeting is limited to two (or one question with notice and a supplementary question at the meeting) and the time for questions will be limited to 30 minutes in total. As with questions at Council, any questions which remain unanswered at the end of this item will receive a written response.

 

Questions submitted prior to the agenda being despatched are shown below and will be the subject of a response from the appropriate Cabinet Member or such other councillor or officer as is determined by the Cabinet Member, and shall not be the subject of further debate at this meeting. Questions received after the despatch of the agenda, but before the deadline, will be shown on the Schedule of Addenda circulated at the meeting, together with any written response which is available at that time

 

3.

Petitions and Public Address

Members of the public who wish to speak at this meeting can attend the meeting in person or ‘virtually’ through an online connection.

 

Requests to speak must be submitted by no later than 9am four working days before the meeting i.e. 9 am on Friday 11 November 2022.  Requests to speak should be sent to  committeesdemocraticservices@Oxfordshire.gov.uk

 

If you are speaking ‘virtually’, you may submit a written statement of your presentation to ensure that if the technology fails, then your views can still be taken into account. A written copy of your statement can be provided no later than 9 am 2 working days before the meeting. Written submissions should be no longer than 1 A4 sheet.

 

4.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 244 KB

To receive the minutes of the meeting held on 13 October 2022.

5.

Abingdon - proposed 20mph speed limit pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/145

Contact: Geoff Barrell, Principal Officer – 20mph programme implementation, 07392 318869

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM5)

 

This report presents responses received to a statutory consultation on the proposed introduction of 20mph and 30mph speed limits in Abingdon.

 

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve the proposed introduction of 20mph and 30mph speed limits as amended to accommodate the concerns of bus operators and OCC’s Public Transport Development Team.

 

 

 

 

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management agreed to defer a decision on the proposed introduction of 20mph and 30mph speed limits in order to discuss a way forward.

 

6.

Ambrosden - proposed 20mph speed limit pdf icon PDF 629 KB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/150

Contact: Geoff Barrell, Principal Officer – 20mph programme implementation, 07392 318869

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM6)

 

This report presents responses to a statutory consultation on the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits in Ambrosden.

 

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management APPROVED the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

7.

Banbury: land west of A423 Southam Road – proposed 20mph speed limit pdf icon PDF 870 KB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/084

Contact: Anthony Kirkwood, Principal Engineer - Traffic & Road Safety, 07392 318871

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM7).

 

This report presents responses received to a statutory consultation on proposed 20mph speed limits on the new residential roads to the west of t he A423 Southam Road.

 

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve as advertised the proposed speed 20mph.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management APPROVED as advertised the proposed 20mph Speed Limit

8.

Bladon - proposed 20mph speed limit pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/151

Contact: Geoff Barrell, Principal Officer – 20mph programme implementation, 07392 318869

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM8)

 

This report presents responses to a statutory consultation on the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits in Bladon.

 

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management APPROVED the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

9.

Brize Norton - proposed 20mph speed limit pdf icon PDF 949 KB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/153

Contact: Geoff Barrell, Principal Officer – 20mph programme implementation, 07392 318869

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM9)

 

This report presents responses to a statutory consultation on the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits in Brize Norton.

 

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management APPROVED the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

10.

Clanfield - proposed 20mph speed limit pdf icon PDF 550 KB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/152

Contact: Geoff Barrell, Principal Officer – 20mph programme implementation, 07392 318869

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM10)

 

This report presents responses to a statutory consultation on the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits in Clanfield.

 

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

 

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management APPROVED the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

11.

Horton-cum-Studley - proposed 20mph speed limit pdf icon PDF 973 KB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/146

Contact: Geoff Barrell, Principal Officer – 20mph programme implementation, 07392 318869

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM11)   

 

This report presents responses to a statutory consultation on the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits in Horton-cum-Studley.

 

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management APPROVED the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

12.

Idbury - proposed 20mph speed limit pdf icon PDF 721 KB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/147

Contact: Geoff Barrell, Principal Officer – 20mph programme implementation, 07392 318869

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM12)

 

The report presents responses to a statutory consultation on the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits in Idbury and Foscot.

 

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management APPROVED the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

13.

Merton - proposed 20mph speed limit pdf icon PDF 635 KB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/148

Contact: Geoff Barrell, Principal Officer – 20mph programme implementation, 07392 318869

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM13)

 

This report presents responses to a statutory consultation on the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits in Merton.

 

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management APPROVED the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

14.

Piddington - proposed 20mph speed limit pdf icon PDF 708 KB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/149

Contact: Geoff Barrell, Principal Officer – 20mph programme implementation, 07392 318869

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM14)

 

This report presents responses to a statutory consultation on the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits in Piddington.

 

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management APPROVED the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

15.

Sonning Common - proposed 20mph speed limit pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/154

Contact: Geoff Barrell, Principal Officer – 20mph programme implementation, 07392 318869

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM15)

 

This report presents responses to a statutory consultation on the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits in Sonning Common.

 

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management APPROVED the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

16.

Sunningwell and Bayworth - proposed 20mph speed limit pdf icon PDF 661 KB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/155

Contact: Geoff Barrell, Principal Officer – 20mph programme implementation, 07392 318869

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM16)

 

This report presents responses to a statutory consultation on the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits in Sunningwell and Bayworth.

 

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management APPROVED the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

17.

Benson - A4074 and Oxford Road - proposed 40mph and 30mph speed limits pdf icon PDF 615 KB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/126

Contact: Jason Sherwood, Growth Manager South and Vale, 07795 684708

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM17)

 

This report presents responses received to a consultation on the proposed introduction of introduction of 40mph and 30mph speed limits as on the A4074 and Oxford Road at Benson.

 

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve the proposed introduction of 40mph and 30mph speed limits as advertised on the A4074 and Oxford Road at Benson as advertised.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management APPROVED the proposed introduction of 40mph and 30mph speed limits as advertised on the A4074 and Oxford Road at Benson.

18.

Shiplake - A4155 proposed 30mph speed limit and traffic calming measures pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/136

Contact: Ryan Moore , Senior Engineer, Road Agreements Team, 07557 082568

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM18).

 

NB Additional documentation Annex 5: Copy of Unilateral Undertaking is published separately as a Supplementary Document.

 

This report presents responses received to a consultation on a proposed 30mph speed limit and traffic calming measures on the A4155 at Shiplake.

 

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to

approve:

 

a)       The proposed 30mph speed limit in place of the current 40mph speed Limit

b)       The following proposed traffic calming measures:

 

         Visual road narrowing achieved using white lining and coloured textured surfacing at one new location south of the development entrance

         Renewal of existing red coloured textured surfacing area.

         A new vehicle activated sign (VAS)

         ‘SLOW’ road markings

         30mph roundel on the carriageway

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management APPROVED:

 

a)    The proposed 30mph speed limit in place of the current 40mph speed                Limit

 

b)    The following proposed traffic calming measures:

 

·       Visual road narrowing achieved using white lining and coloured textured surfacing at one new location south of the development entrance

 

·       Renewal of existing red coloured textured surfacing area.

 

·       A new vehicle activated sign (VAS)

 

·       ‘SLOW’ road markings

 

·       30mph roundel on the carriageway

19.

East Hagbourne - Main road proposed waiting restrictions and additional / amended traffic calming pdf icon PDF 927 KB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/108

Contact: Anthony Kirkwood, Principal Engineer - Traffic & Road Safety, 07392 318871

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM19)

 

This report presents responses received to a consultation on proposals to introduce new sections of ‘No Waiting at Any Time’ (double yellow lines) on both sides of Main Road, and a new traffic calming feature in the vicinity of East Hagbourne C of E Primary School, which have been put forward as a result of the development of adjacent land for residential purposes.

 

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve as advertised the proposed measures on Main Road in East Hagbourne as follows:

 

a.       New ‘No Waiting at Any Time’ (double yellow lines) parking restrictions, and

b.       A full-width road hump to be located approximately 20 metres west of the junction with Manor Farm Lane.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management APPROVED as advertised the proposed measures on Main Road in East Hagbourne as follows:

 

a)    New ‘No Waiting at Any Time’ (double yellow lines) parking restrictions, and

 

b)    A full-width road hump to be located approximately 20 metres west of the junction with Manor Farm Lane.

 

 

20.

Kingston Bagpuize - A415 Abingdon Road - proposed zebra crossing pdf icon PDF 768 KB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/123

Contact: Mark Francis, Technical Officer, Traffic Schemes South, 07730 926962

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM20)

 

Following representations being made by Kingston Bagpuize with Southmoor Parish Council and the local County Councillor on the safety and amenity of pedestrians – and in particular those walking to and from the adjacent primary school, shop and housing developments, proposals comprising the provision of a zebra crossing & associated removal of the redundant bus stop on Faringdon Road in Kingston Bagpuize, have been taken to formal consultation.

 

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve the proposed zebra crossing on the A415 Faringdon Road at Kingston Bagpuize.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management APPROVED the proposed zebra crossing on the A415 Faringdon Road at Kingston Bagpuize.

21.

Oxford- A40 junction with Blandford Avenue and Davenant Road – proposed access restrictions and traffic calming measures pdf icon PDF 3 MB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/037

Contact: Anthony Kirkwood, Principal Engineer - Traffic & Road Safety, 07392 318 871

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM21).

This report presents the responses to a consultation on proposed measures seeking to address concerns of local residents over the volume and speed of traffic using Blandford Avenue, Davenant Road and Sunderland Avenue (south side) to avoid delays on the A40, A4144 Woodstock Road and A4165 Banbury Road in north Oxford.

 

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED:

 

a)       Not to approve the proposed prohibition of entry from the A40 to the easternmost access of Sunderland Avenue (south side) and Blandford Avenue.

 

b)       To approve in principle the traffic calming measures in Davenant Road as advertised subject to a further local consultation on the detailed design when resources are found to carry out the required design work.

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management agreed to defer this item as it was in his division and he was unable to arrange for another member of the Cabinet to take the Chair to make a decision on this item.

 

22.

Wallingford - Reading Road - proposed bus stop clearway pdf icon PDF 526 KB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/125

Contact: Jet Dehal, Senior Engineer, Road Agreements Team, jet.dehal@oxfordshire.gov.uk

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM22).

 

This report presents responses received to a consultation on the proposed introduction of bus stop clearways on the Reading Road at Wallingford.

 

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve the proposed introduction of bus stop clearways as advertised.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management APPROVED the proposed introduction of bus stop clearways as advertised.