New parking restrictions will be put in place on these Pudsey streets following council approval

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The traffic control order was approved to “enhance the access and safe passage of traffic in the area”.

New double yellow lines will be added to some of the streets with “no-wait zones”, while time-limited waiting zones will also be installed.

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The traffic control order was approved to “enhance the access and safe passage of traffic in the area”. Photo: Google

The restrictions are to help “restore sight lines for vehicles exiting intersections and private accesses”.

Vehicles will also be prevented from parking in a manner “that causes obstructions, delays or safety concerns on the public highway,” according to the ordinance report.

However, officers said the proposals will move a small number of vehicles into the nearby area as parking is removed, but say ‘this negative is mitigated by the safety benefits outlined above’.

Highways officers said: “The Council’s annual capital program includes an allocation of funds for traffic management programs which is used to fund minor, small-scale works in local communities to address road safety issues. , parking and traffic.

“Through this order, restrictions have been proposed at eleven different sites around the Pudsey area to help avoid hazards to people and traffic using these roads and to facilitate the safe passage and access of traffic. for businesses and residents.

‘The objection that has been raised relates to the proposed restrictions on Clifton Road and its surroundings, expressing concern over the displacement of parking caused by the restrictions.’

Emergency services and bus operators were consulted on the program and no negative comments were received in response to the consultation.

The report continued: “The program will help avoid hazards to people and traffic using these roads and facilitate the safe passage and access of traffic for businesses and residents, contribute to the health and welfare -be people in the area.”

The restrictions have now been sealed and approved.

Pudsey adviser Simon Seary said the restrictions were “long overdue”.

He added: “[This] was first raised over 3 years ago with highways there are only a limited number of locations they can include in each TRO, traffic regulation order and we already have identified many other locations for the installation of parking restrictions to keep junctions clear for pedestrians and road users.”

Subject to the resolution of the objection, it is expected that the works will be completed at the beginning of the 2022/2023 financial year according to the report.

The following streets will be affected by the ordinance:

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