Decision details

HT-013-10 - Stonehenge - Proposed Traffic Regulation Order

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes




(i)                  Consider representations made in response to the advertisement of the proposed Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) prohibiting motorised vehicles (except for permit holders) on part of the A344 and the byways within the Stonehenge World Heritage Site (WHS).


(ii)                Consider whether or not to recommend that a Public Inquiry should be held to consider the representations received.



Reasons for the decision:

To ensure that the Council is provided with independent advice on the balance between the benefits to the amenity of Stonehenge and the WHS and the interests of those objecting to the proposals when considering whether the proposed TRO should be made.


Alternative options considered:



(i)         Make the Order without modification.


(ii)        Hold a non-statutory Public Inquiry into the proposal.


Other reasons / organisations consulted

The proposed Order was advertised in the Salisbury Journal on 21 January 2010.


A total of 499 representations were received of which 325 were objections to the Order,        161 were in support and 13 were comments on the proposed Order.



Contact: Phil Tilley, Casual Strategic Spec MajorTrans&Dev 713403 email: Tel: 01225 713442.

Publication date: 24/05/2010

Date of decision: 24/05/2010

Effective from: 03/06/2010

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