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BARNSLEY METROPOLITAN BOROUGH COUNCIL

THE METROPOLITAN BOROUGH OF BARNSLEY

(BARNSLEY TOWN CENTRE)

(EXPERIMENTAL TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS) ORDER 2021

 

Notice is hereby given that on 1 September 2021 the 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 introduce an Experimental Traffic Regulation Order which will make some changes to parking and loading provision and the pedestrian areas in Barnsley Town Centre.

All on-street pay parking places will no longer have any maximum periods of stay and the parking charges will be applicable on all days at all times;

All loading bays will be subject to a maximum stay of 30 minutes, no return within 3 hours.

Access to the pedestrian areas for loading and unloading will be permitted only between the hours of 5am and 9.30 am and between 4.30 pm to 6pm

Some changes to disabled parking bays and loading bays

The town centre has undergone sizeable economic redevelopment including significant physical changes to the street layout resulting in this review of the Traffic Regulation Orders.

The Order will come into effect on 11 September 2021 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 to view on the Council’s website at https://www.barnsley.gov.uk/public-notices.

If you wish to object to any of the restrictions being introduced on a permanent basis or make any other representations you should submit that in writing, stating the grounds by e-mail to traffic@barnsley.gov.uk or by post to the Head of Transport & Highways (Traffic Management) PO Box 601 Barnsley S70 9FA no later than 21 March 2022.

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.

 

G. Kirk

Legal Service Director & Solicitor to the Council
PO Box 634
Barnsley
S70 9GG

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