The A4 Trunk Road (Hounslow) Red Route (Clearway) Traffic Order 1996

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Published: 1996-04-25

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 1170

ROAD TRAFFIC
The A4 Trunk Road (Hounslow) Red Route (Clearway) Traffic Order 1996

Made
25th April 1996

Coming into force
1st May 1996

The Traffic Director for London, in accordance with a direction given to him by the Secretary of State for Transport under section 58(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1991(1) and in exercise of the powers conferred on the Secretary of State by section 6 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984(2), and of all other enabling powers, hereby makes the following Order:—

Commencement and citation

1.  This Order may be cited as the A4 Trunk Road (Hounslow) Red Route (Clearway) Traffic Order 1996, and shall come into force on 1st May 1996.

Interpretation

2.  In this Order—

(a)a reference to an article or a schedule followed by a number is a reference to the article of, or the schedule to, this Order so numbered;

(b)“carriageway” has the same meaning as in section 329(1) of the Highways Act 1980(3);

(c)causing includes permitting;

(d)“disabled person”, “disabled person’s badge” and “disabled person’s vehicle” have the same meanings as in regulation 2(1) of the Local Authorities’ Traffic Orders (Exemptions for Disabled Persons) (England and Wales) Regulations 1986(4), and “relevant position” in relation to a disabled person’s badge has the same meaning as in regulation 2A of those regulations;

(e)“the trunk road red route clearway” means the lengths of road specified in column (2) of the table in schedule 1;

(f)“vehicle” includes part of a vehicle; and

(g)an entry in column (3), (4) or (5) of an item in a schedule to this order applies to that column in subsequent items in that schedule.

General prohibition of stopping

3.—(1) Subject to the provisions of paragraph (2) of this article, and of articles 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9, no person shall cause any vehicle to stop at any time in the trunk road red route clearway.

(2) The controls specified in paragraph (1) of this article do not apply in respect of any area of the trunk road red route clearway specified in schedule 2.

Exemptions for parking

4.  The controls specified in article 3(1) do not apply in respect of a person causing a vehicle to be parked at the edge of the carriageway on a length of road specified in an item in column (2) of the table in schedule 3A during the hours specified in column (3) in that item for a period not exceeding the period specified in column (4) in that item, provided that not less than the period specified in column (5) in that item has elapsed since the vehicle was last parked on any part of the same length of road.

Miscellaneous exemptions for parking

5.—(1) Not taken up.

(2) Coaches: The controls specified in article 3(1) do not apply in respect of a person causing a motor vehicle constructed or adapted to carry more than 8 passengers (exclusive of the driver) or a local bus (as defined in article 8(4)) not so constructed or adapted, to be parked at the edge of the carriageway on a length of road specified in an item in column (2) of the table in schedule 3D during the hours specified in column (3) in that item for a period not exceeding the period specified in column (4) in that item, provided that not less than the period specified in column (5) in that item has elapsed since the vehicle was last parked on any part of the same length of road.

(3) Not taken up.

(4) Not taken up.

Exemptions for loading and unloading

6.  The controls specified in article 3(1) do not apply in respect of a person causing a vehicle which is being loaded or unloaded to stop at the edge of the carriageway on a length of road specified in an item in column (2) of the table in schedule 4B during the hours specified in column (3) in that item for as long as is needed to load or unload the vehicle or 20 minutes, whichever is the less, provided that not less than 20 minutes has elapsed since the vehicle was last parked on any part of the same length of road.

Exemptions for disabled persons

7.—(1) The controls specified in article 3(1) do not apply in respect of a person causing a disabled person’s vehicle which displays a disabled person’s badge in the relevant position to park at the edge of the carriageway on a length of road specified in an item in column (2) of the table in schedule 3A during the hours specified in column (3) in that item.

(2) Not taken up.

(3) Not taken up.

Exemptions at bus stops and stands

8.—(1) The controls specified in article 3(1) do not apply in respect of a person causing a vehicle to which this article applies to stop at a bus stop (being an area of road bounded by a traffic sign which includes the words “bus stop”) for so long only as may be required to enable passengers to get on or off the vehicle or, in the case of a vehicle being used to provide a local service, for so long only as may be required for a change of crew.

(2) The controls specified in article 3(1) do not apply in respect of a person causing a vehicle being used to provide a local service to stop at a bus stand (being an area of road bounded by a traffic sign which includes the words “bus stand”) for so long only as may be required for timetabling reasons.

(3) This article applies—

(a)before 1st January 1997 to

(i)a public service vehicle used for the provision of a local service or a scheduled express service,

(ii)a school bus, and

(iii)a works bus; and

(b)after 31st December 1996 to

(i)a motor vehicle constructed or adapted to carry more than 8 passengers (exclusive of the driver), and

(ii)a local bus not so constructed or adapted.

(4) In this article “local bus”, “local service”, “scheduled express service”, “school bus” and “works bus” have the meanings given to those expressions in regulation 4 of the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 1994(5).

Other exemptions

9.—(1) The controls specified in article 3(1) do not apply in respect of a person causing a vehicle to stop if that person is—

(a)required by law to cause the vehicle to stop or not to proceed;

(b)obliged to stop the vehicle so as to avoid an accident;

(c)prevented from proceeding in the vehicle by circumstances beyond the person’s control;

(d)getting or giving help in consequence of an accident or an emergency, or otherwise taking action for public safety;

(e)opening or closing a gate or other barrier at the entrance to premises to which the vehicle is being driven or from which it has emerged if it is not reasonably practicable to cause the vehicle to stop elsewhere for the purpose;

(f)using the vehicle for fire brigade, ambulance or police purposes;

(g)using the vehicle in connection with the removal of any obstruction to traffic;

(h)using the vehicle in connection with the maintenance, improvement or reconstruction of any length of road specified in schedule 1;

(i)using the vehicle under a licence under section 6 of the Metropolitan Public Carriage Act 1869 to stop for so long only as may be required to enable a passenger to get on or off the vehicle; or

(j)using a disabled person’s vehicle which displays a disabled person’s badge in the relevant position to stop for so long only as may be required to enable a disabled person to get on or off the vehicle.

(2) The controls specified in article 3(1) do not apply in respect of a vehicle which bears the Royal Mail livery which is waiting at the edge of a carriageway for as long as may be necessary for the purpose of collecting or delivering letters in pursuance of any statutory duty of the Post Office to collect or deliver letters.

(3) The controls specified in article 3(1) do not apply to anything done with the permission or at the direction of a police constable in uniform or a traffic warden.

Revocation or variation of existing Orders

10.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2) of this article, the Hounslow (Waiting and Loading Restriction) Order 1977(6) is hereby revoked, in so far as its provisions relate to any part of the trunk road red route clearway.

(2) The revocation specified in paragraph (1) of this article shall take effect in respect of any provision contained in the Hounslow (Waiting and Loading Restriction) Order 1977(7) only from the time at which the traffic sign indicating the effect of that provision has been obliterated.

Signed in accordance with a direction from the Secretary of State for Transport.

Derek Turner
Traffic Director for London
25th April 1996

Articles 2 and 3(1)

SCHEDULE 1The Trunk Road Red Route (Clearway).

Table

(1)
(2)

Item
Length of Road

1.
The A4 Bath Road/Great West Road, between its eastern junction with The Parkway (A312) and its western junction with the Chiswick Roundabout bounded by the A406 Gunnersbury Avenue and the A205 and A315 Chiswick High Road, including the roundabout at the junction of Bath Road, Great West Road and Great South-West Road.

Article 3(2)

SCHEDULE 2Areas of the trunk road red route (clearway) to which the prohibitions and restrictions specified in article 3(1) do not apply.

Table

(1)
(2)

Item
Area of Road

1.
Bath Road, the north side (between the kerb and a point 2.4 metres south thereof), between a point 7 metres west of a point opposite the eastern boundary of 486 Bath Road and a point 51 metres west of that eastern boundary.

2.
Great West Road, the north-west side (between the kerb and a point 2.3 metres south thereof), between a point 2 metres north-east of the common boundary of 8 and 10 Adelaide Terrace, Great West Road and the common boundary of 44 and 46 Adelaide Terrace.

Great West Road, the north side (on the verge, between the kerb and a point 2 metres north thereof),

3.
Between a point 3 metres east of the common boundary of 246 and 248 Great West Road and a point 2 metres east of the common boundary of 276 and 278 Great West Road.

4.
Between a point 2 metres west of the common boundary of 280 and 282 Great West Road and a point 3 metres west of the common boundary of 306 and 308 Great West Road.

5.
Between a point 3 metres east of the common boundary of 310 and 312 Great West Road and a point 3.5 metres west of the common boundary of 312 and 314 Great West Road

6.
Between a point 3 metres west of the common boundary of 318 and 320 Great West Road and a point 12 metres east of that common boundary.

7.
Between a point 3.5 metres east of the common boundary of 320a and 320b Great West Road and a point 10 metres east of the common boundary of 354 and 356 Great West Road.

8.
Between a point 3 metres east of the western boundary of 372 Great West Road and a point 4 metres west of the eastern boundary of 406 Great West Road.

9.
Between the western boundary of 436 Great West Road and a point 2 metres west of the easternmost wall of 468 Great West Road.

10.
Between a point 3 metres east of the common boundary of 522 and 526 Great West Road and a point 3 metres west of the common boundary of 568 and 570 Great West Road.

11.
Between a point 3.5 metres east of the common boundary of 572 and 574 Great West Road and a point 10 metres west of the western kerb-line of Stucley Road.

12.
Between a point 1 metre west of the common boundary of Osterley Station and 644 Great West Road and a point 3 metres west of the common boundary of 682 Great West Road and 136 Thornbury Road.

13.
Between a point 2.5 metres east of the western boundary of 776 Great West Road and the common boundary of 826 and 828 Great West Road.

14.
Between the western wall of 838 Great West Road and the eastern wall of 848 Great West Road.

15.
Between the western wall of 858 Great West Road and a point 3 metres west of the eastern wall of 872 Great West Road.

Great West Road, the south side (on the verge, between the kerb and a point 2 metres south thereof),

16.
Between a point 4 metres west of the common boundary of 301 and 303 Great West Road and a point 5 metres west of the common boundary of 317 and 319 Great West Road.

17.
Between a point 4 metres east of a point opposite the common boundary of 378 and 380 Great West Road and a point 22 metres east of that common boundary.

18.
Between a point 3 metres east of the western boundary of 399 Great West Road and a point 2.5 metres west of the eastern boundary of 417 Great West Road.

19.
Between a point 3 metres east of the common boundary of 487 and 489 Great West Road and a point 3 metres west of the common boundary of 535 and 537 Great West Road.

20.
Between a point 3 metres east of the common boundary of 547 and 549 Great West Road and a point 17 metres east of that common boundary.

21.
Between a point 3.5 metres east of the western boundary of 639 Great West Road and a point 8 metres west of the common boundary of 649a Great West Road and 31 Thornbury Avenue.

22.
Between a point 6 metres east of the common boundary of 655 and 657 Great West Road and a point 10 metres west of the western kerb-line of Osterley Road.

23.
Between the common boundary of 683 and 685 Great West Road and a point 5 metres west of the common boundary of 703 and 705 Great West Road.

24.
Between a point 6 metres west of the common boundary of 715 and 717 Great West Road and a point 20 metres west of the western kerb-line of Ridgeway Road.

25.

Between the western wall of 807 Great West Road and the eastern wall of St. Francis of Assisi Church Hall, Great West Road.

26.
Between a point 3 metres west of the common boundary of 871 and 879/881 Great West Road and a point 35 metres west of that common boundary.

27.
Great West Road, the south side (on the footway, between the kerb and a point 4 metres south thereof), between the common boundary of 433 and 435 Great West Road and a point 48 metres west of that common boundary.

Articles 4 and 7(1)

SCHEDULE 3ALengths of the trunk road red route (clearway) on which there are exemptions for parking and disabled persons’ vehicles.

Table

(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)

Item
Length of Road
Restricted hours
Maximum period of parking
Minimum interval

1.
Great West Road, the north side, between a point 1 metre west of the common boundary of Osterley Station and 644 Great West Road and a point 40 metres west of that common boundary.
7am-7pm Monday-Saturday Inclusive
20 minutes
40 minutes

Article 5(2)

SCHEDULE 3DLengths of the trunk road red route (clearway) on which there are exemptions for coaches only.

Table

(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)

Item
Length of Road
Restricted hours
Maximum period of parking
Minimum interval

1.
Great West Road, the north side, between a point 3.5 metres east of a point opposite the party wall of 7 to 12 and 13 to 18 Osterley Court and a point 14.5 metres west of that party wall.
At any time
Passenger boarding or alighting only
None

Article 6

SCHEDULE 4BLengths of the trunk road red route (clearway) on which there are exemptions for loading or unloading.

Table

(1)
(2)
(3)

Item
Length of road
Restricted hours

1.
Great West Road, the north side, between a point 1 metre east of a point opposite the party wall of 6 and 7 York Parade, Great West Road and a point opposite the party wall of 8 and 9 York Parade.
7am-7pm Monday-Saturday Inclusive

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Instrument)

1.  This Order is based on a comprehensive model Order produced by the Traffic Director for London to assist understanding of the regulations, and to assist future consolidation of Orders relating to priority routes.

2.  Articles used in the model Order but not required for the purposes of this Order have been marked in this Order as not taken up.

3.  A list of schedules used in the model Order and an indication of those schedules (and their respective articles) taken up in this Order are shown in the table below—

Table

Schedule number
Article
Description
Taken up in this Order

Yes
No

1
2 and 3(1)
The Trunk Road Red Route


2
3(2)
Areas not included in The Trunk Road Red Route


3A
4 and 7(1)
Exemptions for parking and disabled persons’ vehicles


3B
7(2)
Exemptions for disabled persons’ vehicles



3C
5(1)
Exemptions for licensed taxi cabs



3D
5(2)
Exemptions for coaches


3E
5(3)
Exemptions for doctors’ vehicles



3F
5(4)
Exemptions for solo motor bicycles



4A
6 and 7(3)
Exemptions for loading and disabled persons’ vehicles



4B
6
Exemptions for loading


(1)
1991 c. 40.

(2)
1984 c. 27.

(3)
1980 c. 66.

(4)
S.I. 1986/178 as amended by S.I. 1991/2709.

(5)
S.I. 1994/1519.

(6)
G.L.C. 1977/642.

(7)
G.L.C. 1977/642.
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