BATH AND NORTH EAST SOMERSET COUNCIL
(THTTC2670 BATH CITY CENTRE VEHICLE RESTRICTIONS)
(TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF MOTOR VEHICLES OVER 6’-6” IN WIDTH, TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF HEAVY COMMERCIAL VEHICLES OVER 7.5 TONNES MAXIMUM GROSS WEIGHT,
ONE WAY TRAFFIC)
Notice is hereby given that the Bath and North East Somerset Council in pursuance of the provisions of section 14 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 has made an order of the effect of which will be to prohibit temporarily to vehicles in the lengths of roads specified in the attached schedules 1, 2, and 3.
This Order is required because of necessary maintenance works being carried out to Cleveland Bridge and will be operative from Monday 15th November 2021 for a maximum period of 6 months.
Alternative route for buses to using A36 Cleveland Bridge (includes goods vehicles under 7.5 tonnes gross weight): from A36 Beckford Road – A36 (Sydney Place, Darlington Street, Pulteney Road, Rossiter Road, Lower Bristol Road), A3604 (Windsor Bridge Road), A4 (Upper Bristol Road, Charlotte Street, Queen Square, Gay Street, George Street, Paragon, London Street) (and in reverse).
Alternative route for goods vehicles over 7.5 tonnes gross weight using to using A36 Cleveland Bridge: from A36 Beckford Road – A36 (Sydney Place, Darlington Street, Pulteney Road, Rossiter Road, Lower Bristol Road), A4 (Bristol Road, Bath Road, Keynsham Bypass), A4174 Avon Ring Road, M32 jct 1, M4 jct 19 – M4 jct 18, A46, A4 London Road (and in reverse).
Applicant details: Forest Support Services
Telephone details: 0800 328 5250
Dated: 11th November 2021
Traffic Management Team
BA1 1JG Chris Major
Director of Place Management
Schedule 1 – Prohibition of Motor Vehicles over 6’- 6” in width
1) A36 Cleveland Bridge, Bathwick Street and Cleveland Place, Bath From a point 19 metres southeast of Bathwick Street’s junction with St John’s Road north-westwards to a point 47 metres southeast of Cleveland Place’s junction with London Road.
Schedule 1 does not apply to:-
(a) emergency service vehicles;
(b) military vehicles responding to an emergency;
(b) a vehicle being directed by a police officer in uniform;
(c) a vehicle being used in connection with the maintenance, improvement or reconstruction of a road or laying, erection, alteration or repair of any sewer, main, pipe, or apparatus for the supply of gas, water or electricity or electronic communications apparatus.
Schedule 2 – Prohibition of Heavy Commercial Vehicles over 7.5 tonnes
maximum gross weight
1) Upper Bristol Road, Between its junctions with Windsor Bridge and Monmouth Place
2) Monmouth Place Its entire length
3) Charlotte Street Its entire length
4) Queen Square Place Its entire lengh
5) Queen Square Its entire length
6) Gay Street Its entire length
7) George Street Its entire length
8) Paragon Its entire length
9) London Street Its entire length
10) London Road Between its junction with London Street and Cleveland Place
11) Chapel Row Its entire length
12) Charles Street Its entire length
13) Green Park Road Its entire length
14) Midland Bridge Road Its entire length
15) Corn Street Its entire length
16) Ambury Its entire length
17) Broad Quay Its entire length
18) Churchill Bridge Its entire length
19) North Parade Its entire length
20) North Parade Road Its entire length
21) Pierrepont Street Its entire length
22) Manvers Street Its entire length
23) Dorchester Street Its entire length
24) Great Pulteney Street Its entire length
25) Milsom Street Its entire length
26) New Bond Street Its entire length
27) Broad Street Its entire length
28) Northgate Street Its entire length
29) High Street Its entire length
30) Bridge Street Its entire length
31) Grand Parade Its entire length
32) Walcot Street Its entire length
33) St James Parade Its entire length
34) James Street West Its entire length
35) Monmouth Street Its entire length
36) Westgate Buildings Its entire length
Nothing in schedule 2 of this order shall render it unlawful to cause or permit any heavy commercial vehicle to enter on or proceed in the lengths of road referred to in this Schedule if the vehicle is being used in connection with the carrying out on, or on premised situated on or adjacent to, that length of road of any of the following operations, namely:-
a) for or in connection with the loading or unloading, or removals from any premises situated on or accessible only from that length of road;
b) building, industrial or demolition operations; the removal of obstruction to traffic; the removal of or the recycling of refuse or waste; the maintenance, improvement or reconstruction of the road; the laying, erection, alteration or repair in, or in land adjacent to, the said length of road of any sewer or of any main, pipe or apparatus for the supply of gas, water or electricity or of any telecommunications apparatus;
c) in the service of a local authority, the Environment Agency, a water undertaker or sewerage undertaker in pursuance of statutory powers or duties;
d) for fire brigade, police, ambulance or military purposes;
e) for the collection or removal of vehicles located on or only accessible from that length of road;
f) in connection with a circus, fair or similar event the holding of which on or in the vicinity of that length of road has been authorised by Bath and North East Somerset Council;
g) for or in connection with Royal Mail from any premises situated on or accessible only from that length of road.
Schedule 3 – one way traffic: all vehicles to travel in a southerly direction only
1) St John’s Road, Bath From its junction with Bathwick Street in a southerly direction for a distance of 53 metres.
Schedule 3 does not apply to:-
(a) emergency service vehicles responding to an emergency;
(b) military vehicles responding to an emergency;
(b) a vehicle being directed by a police officer in uniform.