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Traffic calming formal consultation - Winskell Road, South Shields

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

Overview of the proposal

The proposal includes:

  • Introduction of 2 speed cushions on Winskell Road, South Shields

Consultation closes: 30th September 2020

Map of plans

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Legal notice

South Tyneside Council

Winskell Road, South Shields

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 speed cushions within the meaning of the Highways Act 1980) consisting of 2 speed cushions on Winskell Road, South Shields.  

The proposed cushions 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 (1.6m in width and 3.0m in length)

Winskell Road - 6m south west of its junction with Wenlock Road

Winskell Road - 13.5m south west of its junction with Wenlock Road

The traffic calming is necessary to reduce traffic speeds.

Details of these proposals may be inspected from Monday to Friday during normal office hours at the Council's Legal Services Section 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/WR01) by 30th September 2020.  Any objections must specify the grounds on which they are made.

Dated: 9th September 2020

To have your say:


write to: 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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