The A205 Trunk Road (Greenwich) Red Route Experimental Traffic Order 1997

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Published: 1997-01-22

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 139

ROAD TRAFFIC
The A205 Trunk Road (Greenwich) Red Route Experimental Traffic Order 1997

Made
22nd January 1997

Coming into force
1st February 1997

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 9 and 10 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 A205 Trunk Road (Greenwich) Red Route Traffic Order 1997, and shall come into force on 1st February 1997.

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” 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 paragraphs (2) and (3) of this article, and of articles 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9, no person shall cause any vehicle to stop in the trunk road red route during the restricted hours.

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

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

(4) In this article “the restricted hours” means, in relation to a length of the trunk road red route specified in an item in column (2) of the table in schedule 1, the hours specified in that item in column (3) of that table.

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 2B 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) Licensed taxi cabs: The controls specified in article 3(1) and (2) do not apply in respect of a person causing a vehicle being used under a licence under section 6 of the Metropolitan Public Carriage Act 1869(5) to be parked at the edge of the carriageway on a length of road specified in schedule 2D.

(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 eight 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 specified in column (2) of the table in schedule 2E 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) Doctors' vehicles: 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 2F during the hours specified in column (3) in that item, provided that—

(a)there is displayed in the windscreen of the vehicle a badge issued by, or with the authority of, the Traffic Director for London to a medical practitioner, and which specifies—

(i)the name of the person to whom it was issued, and

(ii)the premises in relation to which it applies; and

(b)the vehicle was parked by, or with the permission of, the person whose name is specified on the badge and for so long as the person who parked the vehicle is engaged in work at the premises specified on the badge.

(4) Solo motor bicycles: The controls specified in article 3(1) do not apply in respect of a person causing a motor bicycle without a side-car 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 2G during the hours specified in column (3) in that item.

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 tables in schedules 3A and 3B 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 2B during the hours specified in column (3) in that item.

(2) 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 2C during the hours specified in column (3) in that item.

(3) 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, and a parking disc on which is shown the time at which the period of parking began, 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, for a period of up to 3 hours not being a period separated by an interval of less than 1 hour from a previous period when that vehicle was parked in that length of road.

Exemptions at bus stops and stands

8.—(1) The controls specified in article 3(1) and (2) 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) and (2) 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 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”, has the meaning given to that expression in regulation 4 of the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 1994(6).

Other exemptions

9.—(1) The controls specified in article 3(1) and (2) 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) and (2) 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) and (2) do not apply to anything done with the permission or at the direction of a police constable in uniform or a traffic warden.

Powers to modify or suspend this Order

10.  If it appears to the Traffic Director for London, or some person authorised by him, essential in the interests of the expeditious, convenient and safe movement of traffic, or of the provision of suitable and adequate parking facilities on the highway, or for preserving or improving the amenities of the area through which any road affected by this Order runs, and after consulting with the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, he may modify or suspend any provision of this Order, save that no modification shall make an addition.

Suspensions of existing Orders

11.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2) of this article, the London Borough of Greenwich (Waiting and Loading Restriction) Order 1994 is hereby suspended, in so far as its provisions relate to any part of the trunk road red route.

(2) The suspension specified in paragraph (1) of this article shall take effect in respect of any provision contained in the London Borough of Greenwich (Waiting and Loading Restriction) Order 1994 only from the time at which the traffic sign indicating the effect of that provision has been obliterated.

TRO216

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

Derek Turner
Traffic Director for London
22nd January 1997

Articles 2 and 3(1)

SCHEDULE 1The Trunk Road Red Route.

Table

(1)
(2)
(3)

Item
Length of Road
Restricted Hours

A205 Westhorne Avenue
7 am-7 pm Monday-Saturday Inclusive

1.  northwest side, from its boundary with the London Borough of Lewisham, to its junction with A20 Sidcup Road (at Clifton’s roundabout).

2.  southeast side, from its boundary with the London Borough of Lewisham, to its junction with A20 Sidcup Road (at Clifton’s roundabout).

3.  northwest side, from its junction with A20 Sidcup Road (at Clifton’s roundabout), to a point in line with the southeastern end of the retaining wall on the westbound entry slip road to the A2 Rochester Way Relief Road, including the access serving No. 59 Sidcup Road to the rear of the public highway.

4.  southeast side, from its junction with A20 Sidcup Road (at Clifton’s roundabout), to its junction with A2 Rochester Way Relief Road.

Article 3(3)

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

Table

(1)
(2)

Item
Length of Road

South Circular Road (A205) Westhorne Avenue—north-west side,

1.
All that part of the footway adjacent and parallel to the north-western kerb-line between a point 105 metres and a point 92 metres south-west of the western kerb-line of Cedarhurst Drive, and having a width of 1.8 metres throughout.

2.
All that part of the footway adjacent and parallel to the north-western kerb-line between a point 85 metres and a point 72 metres south-west of the western kerb-line of Cedarhurst Drive, and having a width of 1.8 metres throughout.

3.
All that part of the footway adjacent and parallel to the north-western kerb-line between a point 63 metres and a point 52 metres south-west of the western kerb-line of Cedarhurst Drive, and having a width of 1.8 metres throughout.

4.
All that part of the footway adjacent and parallel to the north-western kerb-line between a point 42 metres and a point 30 metres south-west of the western kerb-line of Cedarhurst Drive, and having a width of 1.8 metres throughout.

5.
All that part of the footway adjacent and parallel to the north-western kerb-line between a point 22 metres and a point 15 metres south-west of the western kerb-line of Cedarhurst Drive, and having a width of 1.8 metres throughout.

6.
All that part of the footway adjacent and parallel to the north-western kerb-line between a point 14 metres and a point 21 metres north-east of the eastern kerb-line of Cedarhurst Drive, and having a width of 1.8 metres throughout.

7.
All that part of the footway adjacent and parallel to the north-western kerb-line between a point 27 metres and a point 41 metres north-east of the eastern kerb-line of Cedarhurst Drive, and having a width of 1.8 metres throughout.

8.
All that part of the footway adjacent and parallel to the north-western kerb-line between a point 45 metres and a point 52 metres north-east of the eastern kerb-line of Cedarhurst Drive, and having a width of 1.8 metres throughout.

9.
All that part of the footway adjacent and parallel to the north-western kerb-line between a point 57 metres and a point 69 metres north-east of the eastern kerb-line of Cedarhurst Drive, and having a width of 1.8 metres throughout.

10.
All that part of the footway adjacent and parallel to the north-western kerb-line between a point 77 metres and a point 90 metres north-east of the eastern kerb-line of Cedarhurst Drive, and having a width of 1.8 metres throughout.

11.
All that part of the footway adjacent and parallel to the north-western kerb-line between a point 98 metres and a point 109 metres north-east of the eastern kerb-line of Cedarhurst Drive, and having a width of 1.8 metres throughout.

12.
All that part of the footway adjacent and parallel to the north-western kerb-line between a point 116 metres and a point 128 metres north-east of the eastern kerb-line of Cedarhurst Drive, and having a width of 1.8 metres throughout.

13.
All that part of the footway adjacent and parallel to the north-western kerb-line between a point 135 metres and a point 147 metres north-east of the eastern kerb-line of Cedarhurst Drive, and having a width of 1.8 metres throughout.

14.
All that part of the footway adjacent and parallel to the north-western kerb-line between a point 156 metres and a point 161 metres north-east of the eastern kerb-line of Cedarhurst Drive, and having a width of 1.8 metres throughout.

15.
All that part of the footway adjacent and parallel to the north-western kerb-line between a point 14 metres and a point 69 metres south-west of the western kerb-line of Phillippa Gardens, and having a width of 2.9 metres throughout.

16.
All that part of the footway adjacent and parallel to the north-western kerb-line between a point 14 metres and a point 69 metres south-west of the western kerb-line of Knockholt Road, and having a width of 2.9 metres throughout.

17.
All that part of the footway adjacent and parallel to the north-western kerb-line between a point 19 metres and a point 55 metres south-west of the western kerb-line of Katherine Gardens, and having a width of 2.8 metres throughout.

18.
All that part of the footway adjacent and parallel to the north-western kerb-line between a point 10 metres and a point 15 metres north-east of the eastern kerb-line of Katherine Gardens, and having a width of 2.8 metres throughout.

19.
All that part of the footway adjacent and parallel to the north-western kerb-line between a point 14 metres and a point 69 metres north-east of the eastern kerb-line of Pinnell Road, and having a width of 2.8 metres throughout.

South Circular Road (A205) Westhorne Avenue—south-east side.

20.

All that part of the footway adjacent and parallel to the south-eastern kerb-line between a point 8 metres west of the common boundary of Nos. 250 and 252 Westhorne Avenue and a point1 metre east of the common boundary of Nos. 258 and 260 Westhorne Avenue, and having a width of 2.4 metres throughout.

21.
All that part of the footway adjacent and parallel to the south-eastern kerb-line between a point 14 metres east of the eastern kerb-line of Arnold Crescent and a point 12 metres west of the western kerb-line of Ryelands Crescent, and having a width of 2.3 metres throughout.

22.
All that part of the footway adjacent and parallel to the south-eastern kerb-line between a point 8 metres south-west of the south-western wall of No. 502 Westhorne Avenue and a point 14 metres south-west of the western kerb-line of Lionel Road, and having a width of 2 metres throughout.

Articles 4 and 7(1)

SCHEDULE 2BLengths of the trunk road red route 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.
A205 Westhorne Avenue south east side, from a point 11.0 metres northeast of the northeastern kerbline of Haimo Road, northeast for a distance of 26.0 metres.
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday Inclusive
20 minutes
40 minutes

Article 7(2)

SCHEDULE 2CLengths of the trunk road red route on which there are exemptions for parking by disabled persons' vehicles only.

Table

(1)
(2)
(3)

Item
Length of Road
Restricted Hours

No items.

Article 5(1)

SCHEDULE 2DLengths of the trunk road red route on which there are exemptions for licensed taxi cabs only.

Table

(1)
(2)

Item
Length of Road

No items.

Article 5(2)

SCHEDULE 2ELengths of the trunk road red route 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

No items.

Article 5(3)

SCHEDULE 2FLengths of the trunk road red route on which there are exemptions for doctors' vehicles.

Table

(1)
(2)
(3)

Item
Length of Road
Restricted Hours

No items.

Article 5(4)

SCHEDULE 2GLengths of the trunk road red route on which there are exemptions for solo motor bicycles only.

Table

(1)
(2)
(3)

Item
Lengths of Road
Restricted Hours

No items.

Articles 6 and 7(3)

SCHEDULE 3ALengths of the trunk road red route on which there are exemptions for loading or unloading and for disabled persons' vehicles.

Table

(1)
(2)
(3)

Item
Length of Road
Restricted Hours

1.
A205 Westhorne Avenue southeast side, from a point 2.0 metres northeast of the common boundary of Nos. 556 and 558 Westhorne Avenue, southwest for a distance of 15.0 metres.
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday Inclusive

Article 6

SCHEDULE 3BLengths of the trunk road red route on which there are exemptions for loading or unloading.

Table

(1)
(2)
(3)

Item
Length of Road
Restricted Hours

No items.

Article 3(2)

SCHEDULE 4Length of the trunk road red route on which stopping is prohibited at all times.

Table

(1)
(2)

Item
Length of Road

A205 Westhorne Avenue north-west side,

1.
from its boundary with the London Borough of Lewisham, to a point 42.0 metres east of the projected eastern kerb-line of Alnwick Road

2.
from a point 3.0 metres east of the common boundary of Nos. 369 and 371 Westhorne Avenue, east for a distance of 19.0 metres

3.
from the common boundary of Nos. 413 and 415 Westhorne Avenue, to the south-western kerb-line of the A20 Sidcup Road (at Clifton’s roundabout)

4.
from the north-eastern kerb-line of the A20 Sidcup Road (at Clifton’s roundabout), to a point 1.0 metres north-east of the common boundary of Nos. 437 and 439 Westhorne Avenue, including the access serving No. 59 Sidcup Road to the rear of the public highway

5.
from a point 3.0 metres north-east of the north-eastern boundary of No. 491 Westhorne Avenue to the southern kerb-line of Eltham Road

6.
from the northern kerb-line of Eltham Road, to a point 40.0 metres north-east of the north-eastern kerb-line of Keeling Road

7.
from the north-eastern kerb-line of Knockholt Road, to a point 10.0 metres north-east of the common boundary of Nos. 555 and 557 Westhorne Avenue

8.
from a point level with the south-eastern end of the retaining wall of the westbound entry slip road to the Rochester Relief Road, south-west for a distance of 49.0 metres

A205 Westhorne Avenue south-east side,

9.
from the south-western kerb-line of the westbound exit slip road from the Rochester Way Relief Road, to the north-eastern kerb-line of Horsfeld Road

10.
from the south-western kerb-line of Haimo Road, to the north-western kerb-line of Lionel Road

11.
from a point 20.0 metres south-west of the common boundary of Nos. 502 and 504 Westhorne Avenue, south-west for a distance of 15.0 metres

12.
from the southern kerb-line of Green Way, to the northern kerb-line of Eltham Hill

13.
from the southern kerb-line of Eltham Hill, to a point 1.0 metre south-west of the common boundary of Nos. 462 and 464 Westhorne Avenue

14.
from a point 4.0 metres north-east of the common boundary of Nos. 402 to 404 Westhorne Avenue, to the north-eastern kerb-line of the junction with A20 Sidcup Road (at Clifton’s roundabout)

15.
from a point 12.0 metres west of the south-western kerb-line of Ryelands Crescent, to the south-western kerb-line of the A20 Sidcup Road (at Clifton’s roundabout)

16.
from a point 4.0 metres west of the common boundary of Nos. 258 and 260 Westhorne Avenue, east for a distance of 19.0 metres

17.
from its junction with the London Borough of Lewisham, to a point 34.0 metres north-east of the north-eastern kerb-line of Alnwick Road.

(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)
1869 c. 115.

(6)
S.I. 1994/1519.
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