The A205 Trunk Road (Lewisham) Red Route (Prohibited Turns) Experimental Traffic Order 1998

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Published: 1998-09-28

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 2427

ROAD TRAFFIC
The A205 Trunk Road (Lewisham) Red Route (Prohibited Turns) Experimental Traffic Order 1998

Made
28th September 1998

Coming into force
9th October 1998

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 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 (Prohibited Turns) Experimental Traffic Order 1998, and shall come into force on 9th October 1998.

Interpretation

2.  In this Order–

(a)“Stanstead Road (north arm)” means that length of the A205 Trunk Road called Stanstead Road and fronting St Dunstan’s College in the London Borough of Lewisham;

(b)“Stanstead Road (south arm)” means that length of the A205 Trunk Road called Stanstead Road between Stanstead Road (north arm) and Catford Hill in the London Borough of Lewisham;

(c)“Stanstead Road link” means that length of the A205 Trunk Road to the rear of Nos. 28 to 36 Catford Hill and which connects Stanstead Road (north arm) with Stanstead Road (south arm);

(d)“Catford Hill” means that length of the A205 Trunk Road called Catford Hill in the London Borough of Lewisham;

(e)“Catford Road” means te length of the A205 Trunk Road called Catford Road in the London Borough of Lewisham;

(f)“Nelgrade Road” means the road of that name in the London Borough of Lewisham.

Prohibition

3.  Except as provided in article 4 below, no person shall cause or permit–

(a)any vehicle proceeding eastwards on Stanstead Road (north arm) to turn right into Catford Hill;

(b)any vehicle proceeding north-eastwards on Catford Hill to turn left into Stanstead Road (north arm);

(c)and vehicle proceeding north-westwards on Stanstead Road (south arm) to turn right into Stanstead Road (north arm);

(d)any vehicle proceeding north-westwards on Stanstead Road (south arm) to turn right into Stanstead Road link;

(e)any vehicle proceeding westwards on Catford Road to turn right into Nelgrade Road.

Exemptions

4.—(1) None of the controls specified in article 3 apply to–

(a)anything done with the permission or at the direction of a police constable in uniform or a traffic warden; or

(b)in respect of a vehicle being used for ambulance, fire brigade or police purposes.

(2) The controls specified in article 3(d) do not apply to a local bus being used to provide a local bus service.

Power to modify or suspend this Order

5.  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.

Signed in accordance with a direction from the Secretary of State

Derek Turner
Traffic Director for London
28th September 1998

(1)
1991 c. 40.

(2)
1984 c. 27.
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