Councillor Martin Plackett gave this report to the Bramcote CAT Meeting on Monday 4 March 2019
BBC confirm that the first third of the site HAS been taken over by the Council for maintenance purposes and the balance of the ‘Park’ will be again taken into the Councils responsibly when a satisfactory standard has been reached.
GATEFORD CLOSE POTHOLES
County Council report that on inspection the potholes do not at date meet the criteria for repair.
I have responded that in my view they must be ‘borderline’ and have asked they be assessed again post winter.
SHERWIN ISLAND TRAFFIC LIGHTS SURVEY
In response to a request for a survey to allow extra time to exit Town Street, Highways England state that any change to the sequence would result in ‘unacceptable delays and an increase in congestion’ on the A52.
A 52 SPEED MONITORING DEVICES
Highways England confirm subject to budgetary approval speed monitoring devices will be installed on BOTH carriage ways of the A 52 in the next financial year 2019/20. Date to be confirmed. Three enforcement sections with exit and entry cameras at each end for both directions of traffic. These will be
1. Priory Roundabout to Wollaton Road
2. Wollaton Road to Thoresby Road
3. Thoresby Road to Sherwin Roundabout
The possibility of enforcing the bus lane is also under consideration
Latest update from H E 15/2 ‘still awaiting funding and programme for next financial year’
TOWN STREET PARKING/COW LANE JUNCTION
Concerns expressed regarding parking on Town Street ‘causing safety concerns’ for vehicles exiting Cow Lane.
Local police patrols have carried out a number of patrols and reported that ‘only two vehicles were found to have parked inconsiderately during the visit periods and offending vehicles were issued with ‘inconsiderate parking notices’. On an ad hoc basis they will continue to patrol the area and if necessary would reconsider further action if there is an ongoing danger to the public.
CHAPEL STREET DEVELOPMENT
As Ward Councillor following a number of objections to the proposed 15 Flats Development I have if the Authority are minded to approve the Plans have asked that the application be ‘called in’ to be heard by Broxtowe Borough Councils full Planning Committee.
TOWN STREET TREES AND IVY
The County Council are hopeful that the privately owned trees obscuring street lights and the ivy at the top of the Street will be cut/pruned during the current road closure at C C expense.