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Decision details

HTW-21-23 - 20mph Speed Limit - Neston Village, Corsham

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Transport, Street Scene and Flooding

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes




            I approve that:


(i)             The proposals be implemented as advertised.


(ii)            The objectors be advised accordingly.



This decision was published on 10 November 2023 and will come into force on 20 November 2023.


Reasons for the decision:

The proposals are intended to improve traffic conditions by reducing the speed limit to 20-mph on roads within Neston village. This is in line with national guidance and the changes are proposed following a detailed speed limit assessment by the Council’s term consultants.  Collectively, these changes should provide a positive impact on road safety. 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 proposals as advertised.


(ii)            Abandon the proposals.



Other reasons / organisations consulted

The consultation ended on 28 August 2023.


During the consultation period a total of five comments were received.


The proposals have been developed following prioritisation by the Corsham Local Highways & Footway Improvement Group (LHFIG) and endorsement by Corsham Area Board.



Contact: Email: sarah.anderson@wiltshire.gov.uk.

Publication date: 01/11/2023

Date of decision: 09/11/2023

Date comes into force if not called in: 18/11/2023

Call-in deadline date: 17/11/2023

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