The A501 Trunk Road (Camden, Islington and Westminster) Red Route Traffic Order 1997

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Published: 1997-08-18

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 2002

ROAD TRAFFIC
The A501 Trunk Road (Camden, Islington and Westminster) Red Route Traffic Order 1997

Made
18th August 1997

Coming into force
29th August 1997

The Traffic Director for London, in accordance with a direction given to him by the Secretary of State 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 A501 Trunk Road (Camden, Islington and Westminster) Red Route Traffic Order 1997, and shall come into force on 29th August 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.

(h)“bus” has the meaning given by regulation 22(2) of the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 1994(5)

(i)“bus stop” means an area bounded by a traffic sign shown in diagram 1025.1 or 1025.3 in schedule 6 of the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 1994 which includes the words “bus stop”.

(j)“bus stand” means an area bounded by a traffic sign shown in diagram 1025.1 or 1025.3 in schedule 6 of the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 1994 which includes the words “bus stand”.

(k)“London Regional Transport” has the meaning given by the London Regional Transport Act 1984(6).

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(7) to be parked at the edge of the carriageway on a length of road specified in schedule 2D.

(2) Buses: The controls specified in article 3(1) do not apply in respect of a person causing a bus 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 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 only 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)a bus to stop at a bus stop for as long as may be required to enable passengers to board or alight; or

(b)a bus to stop at a bus stop or a bus stand and being used for operational reasons in the course of providing a London bus service (as defined in section 34 of the Transport Act 1985(8)) under an agreement with London Regional Transport or training drivers to allow such a service to be provided.

(2) In this article “operational reasons” means:

(i)to enable passengers to board and alight;

(ii)to enable crew changes to take place;

(iii)to maintain the scheduled timetable subject, in the case of a bus stop, to a maximum wait of two minutes.

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.

Revocation or variation of existing Orders

10.  The Camden (Waiting and Loading Restriction) (No. 2) Order 1993, the Islington (Waiting and Loading Restriction) Order 1976, the City of Westminster (Waiting and Loading Restriction) Order 1976 and the A501 Trunk Road (Camden, Islington and Westminster) Red Route Experimental Traffic Order 1996(9) is hereby revoked, in so far as its provisions relate to any part of the trunk road red route.

TRO 335

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

Derek Turner
Traffic Director for London
18th August 1997

Articles 2 and 3(1)

SCHEDULE 1The Trunk Road Red Route

Table

(1)
(2)
(3)

Item
Length of Road
Restricted Hours

1.
Euston Road, from a point 15 metres east of the eastern kerb-line of Osnaburgh Street, measured on the north side, to its junctions with Pentonville Road and Gray’s Inn Road, including the underpass at its junction with Hampstead Road and Tottenham Court Road.
8am-7pm Monday-Saturday Inclusive

2.
Pentonville Road, from its junctions with Euston Road, York Way and Gray’s Inn Road to a point 10 metres east of the eastern kerb-line of Caledonian Road.

3.
King’s Cross Bridge

4.
Gray’s Inn Road, from its junctions with Euston Road and Pentonville Road to a point opposite the northern boundary of 314 to 320 Gray’s Inn Road.

5.
Swinton Street

Article 3(3)

SCHEDULE 2AAreas 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
Area of Road

1.
Swinton Street, the north side, from the common boundary of 32 to 34 Swinton Street to the common boundary of 26 to 28 Swinton Street.

2.
Swinton Street, the north side, from a point 12.5 metres east of the common boundary of 26 to 28 Swinton Street to the common boundary of 4 and 6 Swinton Street.

3.
Swinton Street, the south side, from a point 1 metre west of the common boundary of 7 and 9 Swinton Street to a point 2 metres west of the common boundary of 23 and 25 Swinton Street.

4.
Swinton Street, the south side, from the common boundary of 27 to 29 Swinton Street westward for a distance of 11 metres.

5.
Swinton Street, the south side, from a point 5 metres west of the western kerb-line of Swinton Place to a point 2 metres west of the common boundary of 49 to 51 Swinton Street.

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.
Kings’s Cross Bridge, the east side, from a point 19 metres south of the southern kerb-line of Pentonville Road, measured on the east side, southward for a distance of 11 metres.
At any time
2 minutes
20 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

1.
Swinton Street, the north side, from a point 4 metres east of the western boundary of The Nuffield Hearing and Speech Centre, Swinton Street eastward for a distance of 21 metres.
8am-7pm Monday-Saturday Inclusive.

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

1.
King’s Cross Bridge, the east side, from a point 9 metres south of the southern kerb-line of Pentonville Road, measured on the east side, southward for a distance of 10 metres.

Article 5(2)

SCHEDULE 2ELengths of the trunk road red route on which there are exemptions for buses 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
Length of Road
Restricted Hours

No Items

Article 5(5)

SCHEDULE 2HLengths of the trunk road red route on which there are exemptions for ambulances only

Table

(1)
(2)
(3)

Item
Length of Road
Restricted Hours

1.
Swinton Street, the north side, from a point opposite the common boundary of 45 and 47 Swinton Street eastward for a distance of 25 metres.
At any time

2.
Gray’s Inn Road, the north-east side, from the party wall of The Royal Throat Nose and Ear Hospital and 328 Gray’s Inn Road north-westward for a distance of 20 metres.

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.
The westbound slip road from Tottenham Court Road to Euston Road, the south-east side, from a point 7 metres south-west of the common boundary of 307 and 319 Euston Road north-eastward for a distance of 25 metres.
8am-7pm Monday-Saturday Inclusive

2.
The westbound slip road from Tottenham Court Road to Euston Road, the south-east side, from a point 2 metres south-west of the party wall of 297 to 299 and 301 to 305 Euston Road north-eastward for a distance of 25 metres.

3.
Gray’s Inn Road, the south-west side, from a point 12 metres north-west of the common boundary of 259 and 261 to 265 Gray’s Inn Road north-westward for a distance of 18 metres.
10am-4pm 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

1.
Euston Road, the south-east side, from a point 50 metres south-west of the south-western kerb-line of Gordon Street south-westward for a distance of 15 metres.
8am-7pm Monday-Saturday Inclusive

2.
Pentonville Road, the south side, from the party wall of 295 and 297 Pentonville Road to a point 2 metres west of the party wall of 283 and 285 Pentonville Road.

3.
Swinton Street, the north side, from a point 5 metres west of the western boundary of The Nuffield Hearing and Speech Centre westward for a distance of 12 metres.

4.
Swinton Street, the north side, from the common boundary of 4 and 6 Swinton Street eastward for a distance of 10 metres.

5.
Swinton Street, the north side, from the common boundary of 26 and 28 Swinton Street eastward for a distance of 12.5 metres.

6.
Swinton Street, the south side, from a point 2 metres west of the common boundary of 23 and 25 Swinton Street westward for a distance of 12 metres.
8am-7pm Monday-Saturday Inclusive

7.
The westbound slip road from Tottenham Court Road to Euston Road, the south-east side, from a point 3 metres north-east of the party wall of 337 and 339 Euston Road to the party wall of 327 and 329 Euston Road.
10am-4pm Monday-Saturday Inclusive

8.
The eastbound slip road from Tottenham Court Road to Gower Street, the south-east side, from the north-eastern boundary of 235 to 245 Euston Road south-westward for a distance of 44 metres.

9.
Gray’s Inn Road, the north and north-east side, from a point 4 metres west of the party wall of 368 and 370 Gray’s Inn Road eastward for a distance of 16.5 metres.

10.
Gray’s Inn Road, the north and north-east side, from the party wall of The Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital and 328 Gray’s Inn Road south-eastward for a distance of 15 metres.

11.
Gray’s Inn Road, the south side, from the party wall of 325 and 327 Gray’s Inn Road eastward for a distance of 20 metres.

12.
Gray’s Inn Road, the south-west side, from the party wall of 307 and 309 Gray’s Inn Road south-eastward for a distance of 21 metres.

13.
Swinton Street, the south side, from a point 2 metres west of the common boundary of 65 and 65a Swinton Street eastward for a distance of 13 metres.

Article 3(2)

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

Table

(1)
(2)

Item
Length of Road

1.
Euston Road, the north-west side, from a point 15 metres east of the eastern kerb-line of Osnaburgh Street to its junction with York Way, including the eastbound slip roads from Euston Road to Hampstead Road and from Hampstead Road to Euston Road.

2.
Euston Road, the south-east side, from a point 15 metres east of the eastern kerb-line of Osnaburgh Street, measured on the north-west side, to its junction with the westbound slip road from Tottenham Court Road to Euston Road.

3.
Euston Road, the south-east side, from its junction with the eastbound slip road from Tottenham Court Road to Gower Street, to a point 65 metres south-west of the south-western kerb-line of Gordon Street.

4.
Euston Road, the south-east side, from a point 15 metres south-west of the south-western kerb-line of Gordon Street to a point 54 metres south-west of the south-western kerb-line of Argyle Street.

5.
Euston Road, the south-east side, from a point 34 metres south-west of the south-western kerb-line of Argyle Street to its junction with Gray’s Inn Road.

6.
The westbound slip road from Tottenham Court Road to Euston Road, the north-west side.

7.
The westbound slip road from Tottenham Court Road to Euston Road, the south-east side, from its junction with Euston Road to a point 3 metres north-east of the party wall of 337 and 339 Euston Road.

8.
The westbound slip road from Tottenham Court Road to Euston Road, the south-east side, from the party wall of 327 and 329 Euston Road to a point 7 metres south-west of the common boundary of 307 and 319 Euston Road.

9.
The westbound slip road from Tottenham Court Road to Euston Road, south-east side, from a point 18 metres north-east of the common boundary of 307 and 319 Euston Road to a point 2 metres south-west of the party wall of 297 to 299 and 301 to 305 Euston Road.

10.
The westbound slip road from Tottenham Court Road to Euston Road, the south-east side, from a point 23 metres north-east of the party wall of 297 to 299 and 301 to 305 Euston Road to its junction with Tottenham Court Road.

11.
The eastbound slip road from Tottenham Court Road to Gower Street, the north-west side.

12.
The eastbound slip road from Tottenham Court Road to Gower Street, the south-east side, from its junction with Tottenham Court Road to a point 44 metres south-west of the north-eastern boundary of 235 to 245 Euston Road.

13.
The eastbound slip road from Tottenham Court Road to Gower Street, the south-east side, from the north-eastern boundary of 235 to 245 Euston Road to its junction with Gower Street.

14.
The Euston Road Underpass (at the junction with Hampstead Road and Tottenham Court Road).

15.
Pentonville Road, the north side, from its junction with Euston Road to a point 10 metres east of the eastern kerb-line of Caledonian Road.

16.
Pentonville Road, the south side, from its junction with Euston Road to the party wall of 295 and 297 Pentonville Road.

17.
Pentonville Road, the south side, from a point 2 metres west of the party wall of 283 and 285 Pentonville Road to a point 10 metres east of the eastern kerb-line of Caledonian Road.

18.
King’s Cross Bridge, the east side, from the southern kerb-line of Pentonville Road southward for a distance of 19 metres measured on the east side.

19.
King’s Cross Bridge, the east side, from a point 30 metres south of the southern kerb-line of Pentonville Road, measure on the east side, to its junction with Gray’s Inn Road.

20.
King’s Cross Bridge, the west side.

21.
Gray’s Inn Road, the north and north-east side, from its junction with Pentonville Road to a point 2 metres west of the party wall of 374 and 376 Gray’s Inn Road.

22.

Gray’s Inn Road, the north and north-east side, from a point 12.5 metres east of the party wall of 368 and 370 Gray’s Inn Road to the north-western kerb-line of St. Chad’s Place.

23.
Gray’s Inn Road, the north and north-east side, from a point 15 metres south-east of the party wall of The Royal Throat Nose and Ear Hospital and 328 Gray’s Inn Road to the northern boundary of 314 to 320 Gray’s Inn Road.

24.
Gray’s Inn Road, the south and south-west side, from its junction with Euston Road to the party wall of 325 and 327 Gray’s Inn Road.

25.
Gray’s Inn Road, the south and south-west side, from a point 20 metres east of the party wall of 325 and 327 Gray’s Inn Road to the north-western kerb-line of St. Chad’s Street.

26.
Gray’s Inn Road, the south and south-west side, from a point 1 metre south-east of the party wall of 287 and 289 Gray’s Inn Road south-eastward for a distance of 20 metres.

27.
Gray’s Inn Road, the south and south-west side, from the party wall of 251 and 253 Gray’s Inn Road to a point opposite the northern boundary of 314 to 320 Gray’s Inn Road.

28.
Swinton Street, the north side, from its junction with Gray’s Inn Road to a point 17 metres west of the western boundary of The Nuffield Hearing and Speech Centre, Swinton Street.

29.
Swinton Street, the north side, from the common boundary of 32 and 34 Swinton Street westward for a distance of 19 metres.

30.
Swinton Street, the north side, from its junction with King’s Cross Road to a point 10 metres east of the common boundary of 4 and 6 Swinton Street.

31.
Swinton Street, the south side, from its junction with Gray’s Inn Road to a point 2 metres west of the common boundary of 65 and 65a Swinton Street.

32.
Swinton Street, the south side, from a point 1 metre west of the common boundary of 59 and 61 and 63 Swinton Street to a point 1 metre east of the common boundary of 53 and 55 Swinton Street.

33.
Swinton Street, the south side, from a point 1 metre west of the common boundary of 7 and 9 Swinton Street to its junction with King’s Cross Road.

34.
King’s Cross Road, the west side, from the northern wall of 141 King’s Cross Road to the northern wall of 125 King’s Cross 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)
S.I. 1994/1519.

(6)
1984 c. 32.

(7)
1869 c. 115.

(8)
1985 c. 67.

(9)
S.I. 1996/1137.
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