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Decision details

HTW-19-19: Various Roads Burbage - 20 MPH Speed Limit

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Highways, Transport and Waste

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the comments received following the formal advertisement of a Traffic Regulation Order (TRO), relating to the introduction of a 20 mph speed limit on various roads within Burbage as listed below and to recommend an appropriate way forward.


Road Name


Ailesbury Way

The complete length

Blackmans Lane

The complete length

Burroughs Drove

The complete length

C205 Wolfhall Road

From its junction with Eastcourt Road for a distance of 42 metres in a north easterly direction

Callow Croft

The complete length

Croft Corner

The complete length


The complete length


The complete length

Eastcourt Road

From its junction with Taskers Lane and Eastcourt to a point 53 metres north of its junction with A338 Grafton Road

East Sands

The complete length

Henrys Garth

The complete length

Lavington Close

The complete length

Martingale Road

The complete length

Saddlers Way

The complete length


The complete length

Suthmere Drive

The complete length

Taskers Lane

From its junction with High Street to its junction with Eastcourt

The Cleavers

The complete length

Webbs Way

The complete length (including southern spur)



I approve that:


(i)            The proposal be implemented as advertised.

(ii)          The objectors be informed accordingly.


This decision wsa published on 23 August 2019 and will come into force on 3 September 2019.



Reasons for the decision:

The proposed 20 mph limit is intended to improve actual and perceived road and pedestrian safety, encouraging greater uptake of walking and cycling. The proposed limit meets the criteria set by Wiltshire Council policy and the guidance given by the Department for Transport.


The proposals will also be in accordance with both Priority 2 and Priority 4 of the Council’s Business Plan.


Alternative options considered:



(i)            Implement the 20 mph speed limit across all roads advertised in Burbage.


(ii)           Implement a revised 20 mph limit. 


(iii)          Abandon the proposals.



Publication date: 15/08/2019

Date of decision: 15/08/2019

Effective from: 03/09/2019

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