THE HAMPSHIRE (ASHBURTON ROAD, GOSPORT) (EXPERIMENTAL PROHIBITION OF DRIVING) (SCHOOL STREET) ORDER 2021
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Hampshire County Council made the above-mentioned Order on 28 June 2021, in exercise of its powers and duties under Sections 9 and 10 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 ("the Act") and of all other enabling powers, after consultation with the Chief Officer of Police in accordance with Part III of Schedule 9 to the Act and having discharged its duty under section 122 of the Act.
THE GENERAL NATURE AND EFFECT OF THE ORDER :- will be to prohibit vehicles from that part of Ashburton Road, Gosport outside Alverstoke Infant School. between its junction with Paget Road and its eastern point of termination, an approximate distance of 43 metres, between the hours of 08.30 – 09.00 and 14.30 – 15.10 as part of the School Streets initiative. Enforcement will be by an Authorised Person as specified in the Order. Access will be maintained as specified in the Order.
The Order provides that in pursuance of section 10(2) of the Act, the specified officer may, if it appears essential in the interests of the expeditious, convenient, and safe movement of traffic on the highway or for preserving or improving the amenities of the area through which any road affected by the Order runs, modify, or suspend the Order or any of its provisions.
DATE OF OPERATION: The order will come into force on 16 July 2021 and continue in force until 15 January 2023.
FURTHER DETAILS: A copy of this notice and the order as made together with a map showing the location and effect of the order and a statement of reasons can be viewed at https://www.hants.gov.uk/community/publicnotices/?typeid=5 or may be inspected during the usual office hours at the following places:
(i) Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street, Gosport, PO12 1BT. Tel: 0300 555 1387 (Opening Hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays 9.30 – 4.30; Saturdays 9.30 – 4.00)
(ii) Gosport Borough Council, Town Hall, High Street, Gosport. PO12 1EB. Tel: 023 9258 4242 (Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm). (Opening hours: Mondays, Tuesdays 9.00 – 5.00; Wednesday, Thursday Friday 10 – 2.00)
(iii) Hampshire County Council Headquarters, The Castle, Winchester, SO23 8UJ (Opening hours : Mondays to Thursdays 8.30 – 5.15; Fridays 8.30 – 4.45)
OBJECTIONS TO MAKING THE ORDER PERMANENT: The County Council will be considering in due course whether the provisions of the order should be continued in force indefinitely. Any person may object to the making of an order for this purpose and such objections must be sent in writing to the undersigned, quoting reference A1064/MB, by 15 January 2022 and must state the grounds on which they are made. Persons wishing to make objections or other representations are advised that in the order-making process, objections or other representations may become publicly available and therefore the names and addresses of those persons making objections or other representations may also be made publicly available.
APPLICATION TO THE HIGH COURT: Any person wishing to question the validity of the Order or of any of the provisions contained therein on the grounds that it is not within the relevant powers of the Act, or that any of the relevant requirements thereof or of any relevant regulations made thereunder have not been complied with in relation to the Order may, within six weeks of the date on which the Order was made, make application for that purpose to the High Court.
STUART JARVIS, Director of Economy, Transport and Environment, The Castle, Winchester, SO23 0PT
Contact:Matthew Barry Safer Roads & Parking TRO Team 2nd Floor Elizabeth II Court West Winchester S023 8UJ