Find out about Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs)

Experimental traffic regulation orders

In some instances it is appropriate to introduce TRO changes on an experimental basis to trial a change to the highway network before making it permanent or otherwise.

An experimental TRO may be introduced for 6, 12 or 18 months and while it is in force any changes are monitored and assessed (and further changes made if necessary). Residents, local businesses and other interested parties may submit their support or objection to an experimental TRO at any time within the consultation period listed below.

Once the consultation period has closed all comments received will be reviewed and these will be reported to the Ward Councillors and Cabinet Member (where appropriate) for consideration of the next steps. A decision will be made on whether to continue the Order on a permanent basis.

If formal objections are received they will be considered by Officers but the final decision on whether to proceed will be made by the Cabinet Member (the elected Councillor whose portfolio includes responsibility for parking) or Head of Highways & Transport under delegated authority.

Enforcement action may be taken against anyone contravening an experimental TRO whilst it is in place.

A current list of experimental orders in force can be viewed in the table below:

Reference Name of road Type of restriction Documents Consultation period
H&T/TRO/Zones N and L Avenue Road, Ripley Road, Lethbridge Road, Quarry Road, Springfield Road and Grovelands Avenue Changes to residents parking zones

Public Notice

Statement of Reasons

Plan N

Plan L

Order

11 March 2019 to 11 September 2019

Consultation form

H&T/TRO/Westcott Street Westcott Street Introduction of School Keep Clear and No waiting/loading restrictions

Public Notice

Statement of Reasons

Plan

Order

11 March 2019 to 11 September 2019

Consultation form

H&T/TRO/Taxis in bus lanes Various Allow Hackney Carriages licenced by the council to use certain bus gates and bus only roads as indicated by signs

Public Notice

Statement of Reasons

Order

8 April 2019 to 8 October 2019

Consultation form

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