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Decision details

Lewisham borough wide 20mph speed limit – update

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Having considered an officer report and a presentation by Councillor Brenda

Dacres, the non voting jobshare Cabinet Member for Parks, Neighbourhood &

Transport, the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that:


(1) the approach set out for prioritising roads for speed reduction measures to

reduce speeds where compliance to the new speed limit is low and speeds

remain at unacceptable speeds be approved;


(2)  the proposed list of roads to be treated with speed reduction measures

based on the approach agreed and shown in Appendix A be approved;


(3) officers be authorised to further investigate the use of average speed

cameras to enforce the 20mph speed limit and the management options and

costs of such systems;


(4) the impact of the implementation of the borough wide 20mph limit continue

to be monitored for changes in speeds and personal injury traffic collisions

(when sufficient collision data becomes available); and


(5) the possible use of average speed cameras subject to their suitability,

affordability and approval by Mayor and Cabinet be noted.

Publication date: 21/09/2018

Date of decision: 20/09/2018

Decided at meeting: 20/09/2018 - Mayor and Cabinet

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