Plans to reduce speed limit on dozens of roads

April 26 2019

PLANS to restrict driver speeds on more than 40 roads in Hanham are in the pipeline.

South Gloucestershire Council is seeking the views of residents and traders about the introduction of 20mph zones throughout the area.
A council report said: “The purpose of the scheme is to reduce traffic speeds in Hanham, in particular in the vicinity of Christ Church Hanham C of E Primary School, Hanham Abbots Junior School, Hanham Woods Academy, and Samuel White’s Infant School which will make walking and cycling to school more attractive.”
Roads affected are: Abbots Avenue, Ansteys Close, Ansteys Road, Avonlea, Avon View, Bibury Crescent, Briarfield Avenue, Central Avenue, Chapel Road, Church Road, Creswicke Avenue, Forest Edge, Gays Road, Grange Avenue, Hanham Road (part), Hawthorn Avenue, Heath Road, Hesding Close, High Street (part of), Hunters Close, Hunters Road, Kings Avenue, Kings Drive, Laburnum Road, Launceston Avenue, Link Road between Samuel White Road and Whittucks Road, Lower Chapel Road, Lower Hanham Road, Lydiard Croft, Marion Road, Martins Road, Martins Close, Memorial Road, Memorial Close, Monkton Road, New Walk, Queens Drive, Rangers Walk, rear access between Lydiard Croft and Samuel White Road, rear access between Samuel White Road and Whittucks Road, Samuel White Road, Tabernacle Road, The Barton, The Glen, Tudor Road and Willow Road.
People have until May 10 to comment. Visit to register your views