Barnsley town centre






Notice is hereby given that on 9 May 2023 Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council made the above-named Order under the provisions of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (as amended) the effect of which is to make some changes to existing waiting and loading restrictions, disabled parking and loading provision, hackney carriage ranks, bus stop clearways and vehicular access into the pedestrian areas in the Barnsley Town Centre.

The following roads are affected:

  • Albert Street East                 
  • Cheapside
  • Eldon Street                          
  • Kendray Street
  • Lambra Road                        
  • Market Hill
  • Market Street                        
  • May Day Green
  • Midland Street                       
  • New Street
  • Peel Square                          
  • Queen Street
  • Wesley Street

The Order will come into effect on 22 May 2023 for a trial period of up to 18 months during which time the Council will assess the effectiveness of the restrictions and will monitor their impact on other roads in the area. It will then consider whether the measures should be continued in force permanently.

More detailed documents and a plan are available below and at the Library at the Lightbox in Barnsley Town Centre.

If you wish to object to any of the restrictions being introduced on a permanent basis or make any other representations you should submit them in writing, stating the grounds, by e-mail to or by post to the Head of Transport & Highways (Traffic Management) PO Box 601 Barnsley S70 9FA within six months of the date of the Experimental Order coming into force or six months of the date that the Order is modified.

If any person wishes to question the validity of the Order or of any of its provisions on the grounds that it or they are not within the powers conferred by the Act, or that any requirement of the Act or of any instrument made under the Act has not been complied with, that person may, within 6 weeks from the date on which the Order is made, apply for the purpose to the High Court.

A Harold
Head of Legal Services
PO Box 634

S70 9GG

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