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

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Published: 1997-02-07

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 258

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

Made
7th February 1997

Coming into force
21st 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 sections 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 (Lewisham) Red Route Experimental Traffic Order 1997, and shall come into force on 21st 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.

(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;

(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.

Power 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 Lewisham (Waiting and Loading Restriction) Order 1990 and The Lewisham (Restriction of Waiting on Bus Stops) Order 1989, are hereby suspended in so far as their 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 Lewisham (Waiting and Loading Restriction) Order 1990 and The Lewisham (Restriction of Waiting on Bus Stops) Order 1989, only from the time at which the traffic sign indicating the effect of that provision has been obliterated.

TRO 215

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

Derek Turner
Traffic Director for London
7th February 1997

Articles 2 and 3(1)

SCHEDULE 1The Trunk Road Red Route.

Table

(1)
(2)
(3)

Item
Length of Road
Restricted Hours

1

Plassy Road both sides, from the southern kerbline of Brownhill Road, to a point 19.0 metres north of the northern property boundary of No. 2 Plassy Road.

7am–7pm Monday–Saturday Inclusive

2
Brownhill Road both sides, from a point 10.0 metres west of the western property boundary of No. 17 Brownhill Road, to its junction with St Mildreds Road.

3
St Mildreds Road both sides, from its junction with Brownhill Road, to its junction with Baring Road.

4
Baring Road both sides, from its junction with St Mildreds Road, to its junction with Westhorne Avenue.

5
Westhorne Avenue both sides, from its junction with Baring Road, to the boundary of the London Borough of Greenwich.

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
Area of Road

No items.

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

Brownhill Road

1

north side, from a point 25.0 metres east of the common boundary of Nos. 211 and 213 Brownhill Road, east for a distance of 32.0 metres.

10am–4pm Monday— Saturday Inclusive
20 minutes
40 minutes

2
north side, from a point 4.0 metres west of the common boundary of Nos. 247 and 249 Brownhill Road, east for a distance of 64.5 metres.

3
south side, from a point 3.0 metres west of the common boundary of Nos. 294 and 296 Brownhill Road, west for a distance of 5.0 metres.
7am–7pm Monday–Saturday Inclusive
20 minutes
40 minutes

4
south side, from the common boundary of Nos. 298 and 300 Brownhill Road, west for a distance of 24.0 metres.

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 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.

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

Brownhill Road
10am–4pm Monday– Saturday Inclusive

1
south side, from a point 15.0 metres east of the eastern kerbline of Plassy Road, east for a distance of 8.0 metres

2
south side, from a point 2.0 metres east of the common boundary of Nos. 202 and 204 Brownhill Road, east for a distance of 15.0 metres

3
north side, from a point 17.0 metres east of the common boundary of Nos. 211 and 213 Brownhill Road, west for a distance of 19.0 metres.

St Mildreds Road

4
north side, from the common boundary of Nos. 79 and 81 St Mildreds Road, east for a distance of 12.0 metres

5
south side, from a point 1.0 metre west of the common boundary of Nos. 96 and 98 St Mildreds Road, east for a distance of 15.0 metres

6
south side, from a point 12.0 metres west of the common boundary of Nos. 60 and 62 St Mildreds Road, west for a distance of 7.5 metres

7
south side, from a point 3.5 metres west of the common boundary of Nos. 36 and 38 St Mildreds Road, east for a distance of 12.0 metres

8
south side, from a point 2.5 metres east of the common boundary of Nos. 12 and 14 St Mildreds Road, west for a distance of 10.0 metres.

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
Brownhill Road south side, from a point 3.0 metres east of the common boundary of Nos. 150 and 152 Brownhill Road, east for a distance of 15.0 metres.
10am–4pm Monday–Saturday Inclusive

St Mildreds Road

2
north side, from a point 14.5 metres west of the common boundary of Nos. 103 and 105 St Mildreds Road, east for a distance of 12.0 metres

3
south side, from a point 12.0 metres west of the common boundary of Nos. 114 and 116 St Mildreds Road, east for a distance of 12.0 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
Plassy Road both sides, from the southern kerbline of Brownhill Road, to a point 19.0 metres north of the northern property boundary of No. 2 Plassy Road.

Brownhill Road

2
north side, from a point 10.0 metres west of the western property boundary of No. 17 Brownhill Road, to the common boundary of Nos. 41 and 43 Brownhill Road

3
south side, from a point 10.0 metres west of the western property boundary of No. 17 Brownhill Road, to a point 15.0 metres east of the eastern kerbline of Plassy Road

4
south side, from a point 23.0 metres east of the eastern kerbline of Plassy Road, to the common boundary of Nos. 28 and 30 Brownhill Road

5
south side, from a point 2.0 metres east of the common boundary of Nos. 66 and 68 Brownhill Road, east for a distance of 27.0 metres

6
north side, from a point 2.0 metres west of the common boundary of Nos. 125 and 127 Brownhill Road, east for a distance of 19.0 metres

7
south side, from a point 6.0 metres east of the common boundary of Nos. 172 and 174 Brownhill Road, east for a distance of 19.0 metres

8
north side, from a point 39.0 metres east of the eastern property boundary of No. 203 Brownhill Road, east for a distance of 22.0 metres

9
south side, from a point 4.0 metres west of the common boundary of Nos. 302a and 304 Brownhill Road, to a point 20.0 metres west of the western kerbline of Ardgowan Road

10
north side, from a point 3.0 metres west of the common boundary of Nos. 289 and 291 Brownhill Road, to a point 20.0 metres west of the western kerbline of Ardgowan Road

11
both sides, from a point 4.0 metres west of the common boundary of Nos. 309 and 311 Brownhill Road, to a point 10.0 metres east of the eastern kerbline of Minard Road

12
north side, from the common boundary of Nos. 335 and 337 Brownhill Road, east for a distance of 16.0 metres

13
south side, from a point 0.5 metres west of the common boundary of Nos. 350 and 352 Brownhill Road, to the western kerbline of Verdant Lane.

14
north side, from a point 2.0 metres east of the common boundary of Nos. 343 and 345 Brownhill Road, to the western kerbline of Hither Green Lane.

St Mildreds Road

15
north side, from the eastern kerbline of Hither Green Lane, to a point 14.5 metres west of the common boundary of Nos. 103 and 105 St Mildreds Road

16
north side, from a point 2.5 metres west of the common boundary Nos. 103 and 105 St Mildreds Road, to the western property boundary of No. 85 St Mildreds Road

17
south side, from the eastern kerbline of Verdant Lane, to a point 12.0 metres west of the common boundary of Nos. 114 and 116 St Mildreds Road

18
south side, from the common boundary of Nos. 114 and 116 St Mildreds Road, to a point 22.0 metres west of the common boundary of Nos. 96 and 98 St Mildreds Road

19
south side, from a point 14.0 metres east of the common boundary of Nos. 96 and 98 St Mildreds Road, east for a distance of 28.0 metres

20
north side, from a point 8.0 metres east of the eastern kerbline of Parkcroft Road, east for a distance of 24.0 metres

21
south side, from a point 2.0 metres east of the common boundary of Nos. 40 and 42 St Mildreds Road, west for a distance of 22.0 metres

22
north side, from a point 3.0 metres west of the common boundary of Nos. 6 and 8 St Mildreds Road, to its junction with Baring Road

23
south side, from a point 2.0 metres east of the common boundary of Nos. 2 and 4 St Mildreds Road, to its junction with Baring Road.

Baring Road

24
both sides, from its junction with St Mildreds Road, to its junction with Westhorne Avenue.

Westhorne Avenue

25
both sides, from its junction with Baring Road, to a point 50.0 metres east of the eastern kerbline of Burnt Ash Hill

26
north side, from a point 14.0 metres west of the western property boundary of No. 88 Woodyates Road, to the eastern property boundary of No. 129 Woodyates Road

27
south side, from a point 3.0 metres west of the western property boundary of No. 90 Woodyates Road, to the eastern property boundary of No. 131 Woodyates Road

28
north side, from a point 52.0 metres east of the eastern property boundary of No. 129 Woodyates Road, to the boundary with the London Borough of Greenwich

29
south side, from a point 64.0 metres east of the eastern property boundary of No. 131 Woodyates Road, to the boundary with the London Borough of Greenwich.

(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.
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