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Issue details

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

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)


Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 15/08/2019

Decision due: 23 Aug 2019 by Cabinet Member for Highways, Transport and Waste

Lead member: Cllr Bridget Wayman, Cabinet Member for Highways, Transport and Waste bridget.wayman@wiltshire.gov.uk

Department: Highways and Transport

Contact: Mark Stansby 01225 713367 email:  mark.stansby@wiltshire.gov.uk.

Consultation process

Consultation has been undertaken with:


·         Burbage Parish Council through the Community Area Transport Group and Area Board.


·         The elected Wiltshire Council Member representing Burbage and The Bedwyns through the statutory TRO consultation process.


·         Members of the public through the statutory TRO consultation process.


·         Emergency services through the statutory TRO consultation process.


The proposal was subject to formal advertisement between 9 May and 3 June 2019.  During the advertisement period a total of nine items of comment were received, of which four were objections.  This report considers the comments made in relation to the proposed speed limit changes.


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.






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