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Decision Maker
Cabinet Member for Environment, Sustainability and Transport
East Greenwich (Peninsula) Low Traffic Neighbourhood experimental scheme
Is a Key Decision:
Due Date
Wed 23 Mar 2022
Communities, Environment and Central
Include Item on Forward Plan:
Decision Type:
Decision Maker:
Councillor Sarah-Jane Merrill
Decision Outcome
1. Noted the information provided in the report about the operation of the Peninsula Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) experimental scheme, the outcome of the engagement exercise, and the options set out for its future and their potential impacts.

2. Agreed to implement the preferred option, Option 1, to make permanent the traffic management measures introduced as part of the Peninsula LTN. To convert where possible hard closures with an ANPR camera in response to feedback received from residents and emergency services. 

3. Agreed that the Director of Communities, Environment and Central begin the process of making the requisite order.

This decision is exempt from call in.


Additional Information

D15 - General Exception
D16 - Special Urgency

The Peninsula traffic reduction scheme was implemented under an Experimental Traffic Regulation Order (ETRO) which was made on 24th September 2020. Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs) are legal documents that enable a local highway authority to prohibit, restrict or reduce the use of a road by traffic.

An ETRO can stay in force for up to a maximum of 18 months while the effects are monitored and assessed, this period ends and the ETRO expires on 24th March 2022. The Local Authorities' Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England and Wales) Regulations 1996 allow for the modification of experimental traffic orders, no more than 12 months after the order was made if the right to make the order permanent before it expires is to be retained.

If the Council wishes to retain the ability to convert the ETRO into a permanent TMO at the end of the experimental period it will be necessary to take a decision on the Peninsula experimental scheme before the ETRO expires on 24th March 2022. 

The Council, therefore, needs to consider now whether to make the experimental scheme permanent.

For the reasons set out above, there are clear grounds for urgency, and it would not be prudent, nor in the public / taxpayer’s interests to wait for:

  • 5 clear days notice to be given before the decision is taken; or
  • call in to expire.

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Date & Time CreatedUser Full NameStatus DescriptionDetails
 Page 1 of 2, items 1 to 10 of 17.
08/12/2021 17:57:33Daniel WilkinsonBusiness Item Created 
08/12/2021 17:57:40Daniel WilkinsonStatus ChangedDecision Proposed [2]
08/12/2021 17:57:59Daniel WilkinsonWard AddedPeninsula
08/12/2021 17:58:06Daniel WilkinsonTopic AddedHighways
08/12/2021 17:59:43Daniel WilkinsonContacts Edited 
08/12/2021 18:00:11Daniel WilkinsonGeneral Details Edited 
10/12/2021 16:23:03Daniel WilkinsonGeneral Details Edited 
14/01/2022 10:22:08Daniel WilkinsonGeneral Details Edited 
02/02/2022 12:24:18Daniel WilkinsonGeneral Details Edited 
14/02/2022 11:05:17Daniel WilkinsonGeneral Details Edited 


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