NOTICE IS GIVEN that on 22nd February 2018 the Bath and North East Somerset Council (the Council) made an experimental order under provisions contained in the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (the 1984 Act), the effect of which is to temporarily suspend the bus lane on the lengths of road as listed in the Schedule to this Notice.


1.      This order will suspend the Bath and North East Somerset Council (A367 Odd Down, Bath) (Bus Lane) Order 2009 and will be operative form 18th March 2018 for a maximum period of eighteen months.  The purpose of this order is to reduce the significant traffic congestion on the A367 leading into the Odd Down Park and Ride roundabout, improve traffic flow, bus journey times and provide quicker access to the Park and Ride site from the South.



Objections and representations to the experimental order being made permanent, together with the grounds on which they are made, should be sent either in writing to the Transportation Team at the address below, or by email to, quoting reference 17-030 within a period of 6 months, beginning with the day on which the experimental order comes into force, or if the order is varied by another order or modified pursuant to section 10(2) of the 1984 Act, beginning with the day on which the variation or modification or the latest variation or modification came into force.



The Council will consider in due course whether the provisions contained in the experimental order should be continued indefinitely.  At that time any objections and representations received will be given consideration.  Please note that all representations received may be considered in public by the Council and that the substance of any representation together with the name and address of the person making it could become available for public inspection.



The order comes into operation on 18th March 2018 and a copy together with a map and a statement of reasons may be inspected at Lewis House, Manvers Street, Bath and at the Keynsham Civic Centre, Market Walk, Keynsham during normal office hours. For any queries concerning this proposal please telephone 01225 394041.



Any person who desires to question the validity of, or of any provision contained in the order on the grounds that it is not within the relevant powers of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 or on the grounds that any of the relevant requirements of that Act have not been complied with in relation to the order, may within six weeks after the date on which the order was made, apply to the High Court for this purpose.






Traffic Management Team

Bath and North East Somerset Council

Lewis House, Manvers Street


Dated: 1st March 2018





Kelvin Packer

Group Manager – Highways & Traffic

Bath & North East Somerset Council



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 Column 1                         Column 2

 A367, Odd Down           That length of the A367 northbound carriageway nearside lane which

Northbound                     extends from a point 51 metres southwest of the centre of the

Carriageway                    roundabout at its junction with Sulis Manor Road, in a generally south

                                        westerly direction along its length for a distance of 700 metres.

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