Decision details

Transforming Cities Fund: Ringwood Road (Speed Limit Reduction) Traffic Order Ref S1 2023

Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder for Finance, Net Zero and Transport (to 23/05/2023)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Decision to make and seal Traffic Order Ref S1 2023 and implement the speed limit reduction on Ringwood Road


To make and seal the Traffic Order and implement the speed limit reduction on Ringwood Road as detailed in Appendix 1.


Reasons for the decision:

To approve the making and sealing of the Order to reduce the speed limit on a section of Ringwood Road so that the lower vehicle speeds will complement this section of the Transforming Cities Fund route “Poole Town Centre to Ferndown and Wimborne”.

Representations made following the advertisement have been considered and the benefits of the decision proposed remain and are set out in this decision record more fully.

In taking this decision regard has been had to the council’s duty under section 122 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

No significant negative impacts have been identified in relation to the restrictions to be implemented including to matters such as access to premises, amenities and the use of Ringwood Road by public service vehicles.

It is considered that the Traffic Order proposals will help secure the expeditious, convenient and safe movement of vehicular and other traffic (including pedestrians).


Publication date: 22/03/2023

Date of decision: 20/03/2023

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