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Decision details

HT-24-16: 20mph Speed Limit at Fovant and Quidhampton

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider comments received to the advertised proposals to introduce a 20 mph speed limit at Fovant and Quidhampton and to recommend implementation as advertised.



I approve that:


(i)            The 20 mph limit at both Fovant and Quidhampton be implemented as advertised.


(ii)           Those who made comment be informed accordingly.


This decision was published on 26 August 2016 and will come into force on  6 September 2016          


Reasons for the decision:

The proposals have been assessed and developed in accordance with the guidance provided by the Department for Transport and the adopted Wiltshire policy on 20 mph speed restrictions.


Alternative options considered:



(i)         Implement the advertised changes.


(ii)        Retain the existing speed restrictions and delete the proposal from the implementation programme.

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Both Fovant and Quidhampton Parish Councils have been consulted throughout the development of the proposals through the Community Area Transport Group meetings.  Members of the public and the Emergency Services have been consulted through the statutory TRO process.

Contact: Julie Wharton 01722 434329 Email: julie.wharton@wiltshire.gov.uk.

Publication date: 18/08/2016

Date of decision: 26/08/2016

Effective from: 06/09/2016

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