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Traffic calming formal consultation - Lukes Lane / Monkton Lane, Hebburn

  1. Overview of the proposal
  2. Map of plans
  3. Legal notice
  4. What happens next

Overview of the proposal

The proposal includes:

  • The introduction of road humps on Lukes Lane
  • The introduction of speed cushions on Monkton Lane
  • The introduction of raised tables on Monkton and Lukes Lane

Consultation closes: 3 August 2020

Map of plans

Draft Plan - Lukes Lane / Monkton Lane, Hebburn235.28KB

Draft Plan 2 - Lukes Lane / Monkton Lane, Hebburn235.76KB

Legal notice

South Tyneside Council, Monkton Lane And Luke's Lane, Hebburn - Traffic Calming Proposals 2020

South Tyneside Council, after consultation with the Chief Officer of Police and having notified the Secretary of State in writing, proposes under Sections 90A and 90C of the Highways Act 1980 and the Highways (Road Humps) Regulations 1999 to undertake the following:

The Council also proposes to install traffic calming (all being road humps within the meaning of the Highways Act 1980) consisting of speed cushions for the entire extent of Monkton Lane and full width road humps along Luke's Lane, Hebburn. Additionally, raised tables are proposed at Monkton Lanes junction with Bedeswell Lane and two on Luke's Lane at its junctions with Saint Close and Holmes Drive.

The proposed cushions and humps will consist of a raised surface 75mm above the existing carriageway. The proposed locations are as follows in the below schedules:

Schedule 1 - Speed Cushions (2.0m in width and 3.7m in length)

Monkton Lane - Outside 5 Monkton Lane.

Schedule 2 - Speed Cushions (1.7m in width and 3.7m in length)

Monkton Lane - Outside 12 Monkton Lane

Monkton Lane - 82m west of 25 Monkton Lane

Monkton Lane - Outside 31 and 32 Monkton Lane

Monkton Lane - Outside 45 Monkton Lane

Monkton Lane - 16m east of 48 Monkton Lane

Schedule 3 - Speed Cushions (1.6m in width and 3.7m in length)

Monkton Lane - 70m east of 12 Monkton Lane

Monkton Lane - 140m east of 12 Monkton Lane

Monkton Lane - 150m west of 25 Monkton Lane

Schedule 4 - Road Hump (Kerb to kerb in width and 3.7m in length)

Luke's Lane - 15m south of 10 Saint Close

Luke's Lane - Outside 1 and 2 Saint Close

Luke's Lane - Outside 3 & 4 Luke's Lane

Schedule 5 - Raised Table (Raised surface level with top of kerb)

Monkton Lane - At its junction with Bedeswell Lane

Luke's Lane - At its junction with Saint Close

Luke's Lane - At its junction with Holmes Drive

The traffic calming is necessary to reduce traffic speeds.

Full details of these proposals are contained in the draft notice which, together with a plan showing the lengths of road affected and a statement of the Council's reasons for proposing to make the Notice, may be inspected from Monday to Friday between 10am and 2pm at the Town Hall at the address below.

If you wish to raise an objection, express support or make any other observations about these proposals, you must make them in writing at the address below (addressed for the attention of Sean Ventress/ ref SV/TC01) by 3rd August 2020. Any objections must specify the grounds on which they are made.

Alternatively you can request a copy of the documentation by emailing sean.ventress@southtyneside.gov.uk

Dated: 13 July 2020

Acting Head of Legal Services, South Tyneside Council, Town Hall and Civic Offices, Westoe Road, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE33 2RL

What happens next 

We will review all feedback.

Depending on the feedback we get, the proposals may change, or may not go ahead. 

Read more about how traffic and parking consultations work.

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