Exemplar scheme on St John’s Road: pavement and speed limit

Author: Jacqui Bowers

After 6 months of disruption to local businesses and residents, St John’s Road now has new pavement, which, thanks to the heavy rain is looking much better than back in September 2013.

Photo taken outside TKMaxx in September 2013

Photo taken outside TKMaxx in September 2013

However, now chewing gum litters the pavement…

Photos taken outside NatWest Bank in February 2014

Photos taken outside NatWest Bank in February 2014

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The pedestrian crossing has gone and been replaced by two ‘raised/paved’ areas.

There is a safety issue regarding crossing the road with young children as the traditional curb has been replaced by ribbed paving stones.

Photo taken outside F Hinds February 2014

20 Mph speed limit sign. Photo taken outside F Hinds February 2014

This perhaps is not such an issue with the 20 mph speed limit, but at present, the traffic is travelling at speeds greater than 20mph.

Photo taken outside NatWest Bank, showing that many vehicles are using St John’s Road and ignoring the traffic restrictions. February 2014

Photo taken outside NatWest Bank, showing that many vehicles are using St John’s Road and ignoring the traffic restrictions. February 2014

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