The A3 Trunk Road (Wandsworth) Red Route Experimental Traffic Order 1998

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Published: 1998-03-30

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 939

ROAD TRAFFIC
The A3 Trunk Road (Wandsworth) Red Route Experimental Traffic Order 1998

Made
30th March 1998

Coming into force
10th April 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 A3 Trunk Road (Wandsworth) Red Route Experimental Traffic Order 1998, and shall come into force on 10th April 1998.

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.

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 Wandsworth (Waiting and Loading) Order 1976 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 Wandsworth (Waiting and Loading) Order 1976 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.

Derek Turner
Traffic Director for London
30th March 1998

Articles 2 and 3(1)

SCHEDULE 1The Trunk Road Red Route.

Table

(1)
(2)
(3)

Item
Length of Road
Restricted Hours

1.

A3, East Hill—between its junction with Wandsworth High Street and its junction with St. John’s Hill.

7am-7pm Monday-Saturday Inclusive

2.
A3, Marcilly Road—between its junction with St.John’s Hill and its junction with Wandsworth Common North Side.

3.
A3, Huguenot Place—between its junction with East Hill and its junction with Wandsworth Common North Side.

4.
A3, Wandsworth Common, North Side—between its junction with Huguenot Place and its junction with Battersea Rise.

5.
A3, Battersea Rise—between its junction with Wandsworth Common North Side and its junction with Clapham Common North Side.

6.
A3, Clapham Common North Side—between its junction with Clapham Common West Side and its junction with The Avenue.

7.
A3, Clapham Common West Side—between its junction with Clapham Common North Side and its junction with The Avenue.

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

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

1.
A3, East Hill—Northwest Side, between a point opposite the common party wall of Nos 70 and 72 East Hill and a point 24 metres northeast.
7am-7pm Monday-Saturday Inclusive
None
None

2.
A3, Battersea Rise—North Side, between a point opposite the common party wall of Nos 34 and 36 Battersea Rise and a point 15 metres east.
10am-4pm Monday-Saturday Inclusive
20 minutes
40 minutes

A3, East Hill—Southeast Side

3.
Between a point 5 metres northeast of the common party wall of Nos 82 and 84 East Hill and a point 10 metres northeast.
10am-4pm Monday-Saturday Inclusive
1 hour
2 hours

4.
Between a point 2 metres south west of the common party wall of Nos 60 and 62 East Hill and a point 15 metres southwest.

5.
Between a point opposite the north eastern flank wall of Nos 23 and 25 East Hill and a point 6 metres southwest.

6.
Between a point 11 metres southwest of the north eastern flank wall of Nos 23 and 25 East Hill and a point 6 metres southwest.

7.
Between a point 22 metres southwest of the north eastern flank wall of Nos 23 and 25 East Hill and a point 5 metres southwest.

8.
Between a point opposite the south western flank wall of No 21 East Hill and a point 35 metres northeast.

9.
Between a point opposite the south western boundary wall of Nos 7 and 9 East Hill (Timber Yard) and a point 25 metres southwest.

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

10.
A3, East Hill—Southeast Side,Southeast Side, between a point opposite the common party wall of Nos 82 and 84 East Hill and a point 5 metres northeast.
10am-4pm Monday-Saturday Inclusive

11.
A3, Battersea Rise—North Side,between a point 1 metre southwest of the party wall of Nos 102 and Nos 104 to 108 Battersea Rise and a point 5 metres northeast.

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
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

A3, East Hill—Southeast Side

1.
Between a point opposite the common party wall of Nos 91 and 93 East Hill and a point 10 metres southwest.
10am-4pm Monday-Saturday Inclusive

2.
Between a point opposite the south western flank wall of No 105 East Hill and a point 10 metres northeast.

3.
A3, Huguenot Place—Southeast Side,between a point 4 metres northeast of the common party wall of Nos 8 and 10 Huguenot Place and a point 20 metres southwest.

A3, Battersea Rise—Southside

4.
Between a point 1 metre southwest of the common party wall of Nos 101 and Nos 103 to 105 Battersea Rise and a point 30 metres northeast.

5.

Between a point opposite the common party wall of Nos. 39 and 41 Battersea Rise and a point 13 metres southwest.

6.
A3, East Hill—Southeast side,between a point opposite the common party wall of Nos. 61 and 63 East Hill and a point 24 metres southwest.
7am-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

A3, East Hill—Northwest Side

7.
Between a point opposite the north eastern boundary wall of East Hill Baptist Church and a point 7 metres southwest.
10am-4pm Monday-Saturday Inclusive

8.
Between a point 10 metres southwest of the south western flank wall of No 102 East Hill and a point 12 metres southwest.

9.
A3, East Hill—Southeast Side, between a point 1 metre southwest of the north eastern flank wall of Nos 131 to 133 East Hill and a point 10 metres southwest.

10.
A3, Marcilly Road—East Side,Side,between a point opposite the northern property boundary of No 1 Marcilly Road and a point 14 metres south.

11.
A3, Wandsworth Common North side—Northwest Side

Between a point 7 metres northeast of the common boundary of Nos 94 and 96 Wandsworth Common North Side and a point 12 metres northeast.

Between a point 10 metres west of the common boundary of Nos 60 and 62 Wandsworth Common North Side and a point 12 metres west.

A3, Battersea Rise—Northwest Side

12.
Between a point 1 metre southwest of the common party wall of Nos 102 and Nos 104 to 108 Battersea Rise and a point 10 metres southwest.

13.
Between a point opposite the common party wall of Nos 76 and 78 Battersea Rise and a point 8 metres northeast.

14.
Between a point opposite the common party wall of Nos 64c and 66a Battersea Rise and a point 12 metres southwest.

15.
Between a point opposite the common party wall of Nos 58 and 60 Battersea Rise and a point 10 metres northeast.

16.
Between a point opposite the common party wall of Nos 40 and 42 Battersea Rise and a point 10 metres southwest.

17.
Between a point 2 metres west of the common party wall of Nos 28 and 30 Battersea Rise and a point 10 metres east.

A3, Battersea Rise—Southeast side

18.
Between a point opposite the common party wall of Nos 73a and 73 Battersea Rise and a point 8.5 metres east.

19.
Between a point opposite the common party wall of Nos 49 and 51 Battersea Rise and a point 10 metres southwest.

20.
Between a point 1 metre south west of the common party wall of Nos 23 and 25 Battersea Rise and a point 20.5 metres southwest.

21.
Between a point opposite the common party wall of Nos 1 and 3 Battersea Rise and a point 10 metres southwest.

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

A3, East Hill—Northwest Side

1.
Between its junction with Fairfield Street and a point opposite the south western flank wall of East Hill Baptist Church.

2.
Between a point 31 metres southwest of the south western flank wall of No 102 East Hill and a point 23 metres southwest.

3.
Between a point 8 metres southwest of the party wall of Nos 56 and 58 East Hill and the south western kerbline of Trinity Road off slip.

4.

Between a point 18 metres northeast of a point opposite the south western boundary wall of Nos 7/9 East Hill (Timber Yard) and a point 15 metres northeast of the southwestern flank wall of No. 48 East Hill.

A3, East Hill—Southeast Side

5.
Between a point 11 metres southwest of the north eastern flank wall of Nos. 131/133 East Hill and its junction with St Ann’s Hill.

6.
Between a point 1 metre southwest of the north eastern flank wall of Nos 131/133 East Hill and a point 6 metres northeast.

7.
Between a point opposite the south western flank wall of No. 105 East Hill and a 19 metres southwest.

8.
Between a point 15 metres northeast of a point opposite the common party wall of Nos 82 and 84 East Hill and a point 35 metres northeast.

9.
Between a point 2 metres south west of a point opposite the common party wall of Nos 60 and 62 East Hill and a point 1 metre south west of the south western flank wall of Nos 23/25 East Hill.

A3, Huguenot Place—Northwest Side

10.
Between a point 7 metres northeast of the common boundary of Nos 94 and 96 Huguenot Place and a point 9 metres southwest.

11.
Between a point 19 metres northeast of the common boundary of Nos 94 and 96 Huguenot Place and its junction with Woodwell Street.

A3, Huguenot Place—Southeast Side

12.
Between a point 4 metres northeast of the common party wall of Nos 9 and 10 Huguenot Place and a point 25 metres northeast.

13.
Between a point 2 metres northeast of the north eastern flank wall of No 1 Huguenot Place and its junction with Wandsworth Common North Side.

A3, Wandsworth Common North Side—North Side

14.
Between its junction with Woodwell Street and a point opposite the eastern flank wall of No 72 Wandsworth Common North Side.

15.
Between a point 2 metres west of the common boundary of Nos 48 and 50 Wandsworth Common North Side and a point 19 metres east.

16.
Between a point 19 metres west of the western property boundary of No 4 Wandsworth Common North Side and its junction with Battersea Rise.

A3, Wandsworth Common North Side, South Side

17.
Between its junction with Huguenot Place and a point opposite the western kerbline of Trinity Road southbound on slip.

18.
Between a point opposite the common boundary of Nos 60 and 62 Wandsworth Common North Side and the eastern kerbline of Trinity Road southbound on slip.

19.
Between a point 6 metres west of the common boundary of Nos 25 and 27 Wandsworth Common North Side and a point 19 metres east.

20.
Between a point opposite the south western property boundary of No. 4 Wandsworth North Side and its junction with Battersea Rise.

A3, Battersea Rise—Northwest Side

21.
Between its junction with Wandsworth Common North Side and a point 20 metres south west of a point opposite the south western kerbline of Chivalry Road.

22.
Between a point 20 metres north east of the south western kerbline of Chivalry Road and a point 11 metres south west of the south western property boundary of St Mark’s Church.

23.
Between a point 60 metres north east of the south western property boundary of St Mark’s Church and the south western kerbline of Boutflower Road.

24.
Between the north eastern kerbline of Boutflower Road and a point 21 metres northeast.

25.
Between a point 1 metre north east of the party wall of Nos 76 and 78 Battersea Rise and a point 46 metres southwest.

26.
Between a point 8 metres northeast of the party wall of Nos 76 and 78 Battersea Rise and a point 12 metres southwest of the party wall of Nos 64c and 66a Battersea Rise.

27.
Between a point opposite the eastern flank wall of No 2 Battersea Rise and a point 15 metres west.

28.
Between a point opposite the common party wall of Nos 54 and 56 Battersea Rise to the southwestern kerbline of Hafer Road.

29.
Between a point opposite the common party wall of Nos 14 and 16 Battersea Rise and a point 30 metres south west.

30.
Between a point opposite the northeastern flank wall of 8 Battersea Rise to the southwestern kerbline of Lavender Sweep.

31.
Between a point 3 metres south west of a point opposite the northeastern kerbline of Leathwaite Road and a point 2 metres south west of the common boundary of Nos. 119 and 120 Clapham Common North Side.

A3, Battersea Rise, Southeast Side

32.
Between its junction with Wandsworth Common North Side and a point 12 metres southwest of the south western kerbline of Chivalry Road.

33.
Between a point opposite the party wall of Nos 161 and 163 Battersea Rise and a point 1 metre northeast of the south western property boundary of St Mark’s Church.

34.
Between a point 1 metre south west of the common party wall of Nos. 137 and 139 Battersea Rise to the northeastern kerbline of Buckmaster Road.

35.
Between a point 5 metres north east of the north eastern flank wall of 133 Battersea Rise and a point 1 metre south west of the common party wall of Nos 101 and 103 Battersea Rise.

36.
Between a point opposite the party wall of Nos 91 and 93 Battersea Rise and a point opposite the party wall of Nos 73 and 73a Battersea Rise.

37.
Between a point 9 metres east of the common party wall of Nos 73 and 73a Battersea Rise and a opposite the common common party wall of Nos. 55 and 57 Battersea Rise.

38.
Between a point 3 metres east of the common party wall of Nos. 33 and 35 Battersea Rise to the eastern kerbline of Webbs Road.

39.
Between a point 1 metre west of the common party wall of Nos 23 and 25 Battersea Rise and a point 48 metres east.

40.
Between a point opposite the north eastern kerbline of Leathwaite Road and its junction with Clapham Common West Side.

Clapham Common North Side, North Side

41.
Between a point 4 metres east of the western flank wall of No 110 Clapham Common North Side and a point 19 metres east.

42.
Between a point 1 metre west of the common boundary wall of Nos. 115 and 116 Clapham Common North Side and a point 82 metres east.

43.
Between its junction with Sugden Road and its junction with Marney Road.

Clapham Common North Side, South Side

44.
Between its junction with Clapham Common West Side and the eastern kerbline of The Avenue.

A3, Clapham Common West Side, East and North Sides

45.
Between its junction with Clapham Common North Side and a point 12 metres east of the common party wall of Nos. 104 and 105 Clapham Common West Side.

A3, Clapham Common West Side, West Side and South Side.

46.
Between its junction with Battersea Rise and a point opposite the western property boundary of No. 134 Clapham Common West Side.

47.
Between a point 5 metres east of the common party wall of Nos. 122 and 123 Clapham Common West Side and a point 19 metres east.

(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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