To inform a review and decide the preferred
option for this route:
Option A – leave Whitecliff Road open to all traffic through Keyhole Bridge.
Option B – re-close Whitecliff Road at Keyhole Bridge to motor vehicles for a further trial period of 6 months using a new ETRO.
Option C – permanently close Whitecliff Road at Keyhole Bridge to motor vehicles.
Decision type: Non-key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Wards affected: Parkstone; Poole Town;
Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/10/2022
Decision due: 14 Dec 2022 by Cabinet
Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Finance, Net Zero and Transport (to 23/05/2023)
Lead director: Chief Operations Officer
Contact: Julian McLaughlin, Director of Infrastructure Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Richard Pincroft, Head of Transportation inc. Sustainable Transport Email: email@example.com.
Via a physical experimental trial, public
notice, site notice, Council Website and social media and a
questionnaire and also by provision of a means for written
correspondence by email and letter. In addition, the first decision
report was subject to a 5 day engagement period and was also called
in and considered at the Overview and Scrutiny Board on 1st March
2021. The first consultation ran from 7th Aug 2020 to 15th Jan 2021
and the second, extended consultation ran from 28th Feb 2022 to 8th
All users of the route. A wide scale public
consultation was carried out and a decision was made in March 2021
to re-open the route. Following a challenge in the High Court, the
Council was ordered to undertake a further widescale public
consultation. These consultations are included and will be
considered as part of the decision making process.