Road Traffic Acts

IslingtonN7 8TP51.548841-0.117790Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, s. 232020-09-172020-09-182020-09-25TSO (The Stationery Office), customer.services@thegazette.co.uk363418263116

LONDON BOROUGH OF ISLINGTON

YORK WAY – CHANGES IN CONNECTION WITH THE PROVISION OF CYCLE LANES

THE ISLINGTON (WAITING AND LOADING RESTRICTION) (AMENDMENT NO. 15) EXPERIMENTAL TRAFFIC ORDER 2020

THE ISLINGTON (PARKING PLACES) (ZONE D) (NO. 55) EXPERIMENTAL TRAFFIC ORDER 2020

SECTION 23 – ALTERATIONS TO PEDESTRIAN CROSSINGS

1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of the London Borough of Islington (‘the Council’) on 17th September 2020 made the above-mentioned Orders under sections 9, 10 and 124 of and Part IV of Schedule 9 to of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, as amended.

2. The Council intends to provide a combination of mandatory and advisory with-flow cycle lanes on the east and north-east side of the carriageway (broken only at certain road junctions and where there are bus stops and pedestrian or cycle crossings and associated zig zag markings) in York Way between its junctions North Road and Freight Lane much of which will be located against the kerb edge, with parking places ‘floated’ approximately 3.5 metres away from the kerb.

3. The general effect of the Orders will be, by way of an experiment, on the east and north-east side of York Way, to:

(a) remove all existing parking places between North Road and Freight Lane and provide the following replacement parking places, which will be repositioned in the centre of the carriageway, between 3 and 3.5 metres from the kerb, to allowing the cycle lanes referred to in paragraph 2 to be placed between the edge of the parking places and the nearest kerb:

(i) a residents parking places will be positioned parallel with the existing residents parking place opposite Nos. 115 to 123 York Way and extending an additional 15 metres further north-west; and

(ii) two shared-use (residents permits and 2-hour pay and display) parking places will be positioned in the length of road outside Brecknock Primary School, either side of the pedestrian crossing described in paragraph 7(e) below; and

(b) provide additional waiting and loading restrictions so that on the east and north-east side of York Way:

(i) waiting would be prohibited ‘at any time’, between North Road and the boundary with the London Borough of Camden, except where bus stops and pedestrian or cycle crossings and associated zig zag markings are provided; and

(ii) loading would be prohibited:

(A) 'at any time’, between Crinan Street and Wharfdale Road;

(B) ‘at any time’, between the north-western extent of the vehicular access to No. 260-266 York Way and Brewery Road;

(C) ‘at any time’, at the junction with Brandon Road;

(D) ‘at any time’, from outside 230 York Way to the pedestrian crossing described in paragraph 7(a) below;

(E) ‘at any time’, from the bus stop outside No. 202-224 York Way to the northern side of the railway bridge that crosses York Way between Vale Royal and Freight Lane;

(F) between midnight and 10am and between 4pm and midnight, outside 234/238 and 240/242 York Way.

4. The Orders provide that in pursuance of section 10(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, the Service Director for Public Realm at the London Borough of Islington, or some person authorised by him, may, if it appears to him or that person essential in the interests of the expeditious, convenient and safe movement of traffic or for preserving or improving the amenities of the area through which any road affected by the Orders extends, modify or suspend any of the Orders or any provision thereof.

5. Any person who wishes to question the validity of the Orders, or of any provisions contained therein on the grounds that it or they are not within the relevant powers of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 or that any requirement thereof or any relevant regulations made thereunder has not been complied with in relation to the Orders, may make application for the purpose to the High Court within six weeks from the date on which the Orders are made.

6. The Council will be considering in due course whether the provisions of the experimental Orders should be continued in force indefinitely by means of permanent Orders made under sections 6, 45, 46, 49 and 124 of and part IV of Schedule 9 to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984. Any person may object to the making of the permanent Orders within a period of six months beginning with the day on which the experimental Orders come into force or, if the Orders are varied by another Order or modified pursuant to section 10(2) of the 1984 Act, beginning with the day on which the variation or modification or the latest variation or modification comes into force. Any such objection must be in writing and must state the grounds on which it is made and be sent to Public Realm, 1 Cottage Road, London N7 8TP. Any objection may be communicated to, or be seen by, other persons who may be affected.

7. NOTICE IS ALSO HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of the London Borough of Islington, with the agreement of the London Borough of Camden, proposes, under section 23 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to alter existing pedestrian crossings on York Way and Camden Park Road. The alterations would be to:

(a) shorten the zig zag markings associated with the crossing located outside 9c York Way so they extend for a total of 26.5 metres in either direction;

(b) re-align the zig zag markings associated with the crossing outside 87 York Way to accommodate a new southbound cycle lane and shorten them on the north side of the crossing so they extend for a total of 18.9 metres;

(c) re-align the zig zag markings associated with the crossing outside 1 Camden Park Road to accommodate a new north-westbound cycle lane and shorten them so they extend for a total of 14.7 metres;

(d) re-align the zig zag markings associated with the easternmost of the three crossings at York Way’s junction with Camden Park Road (crossing the main carriageway of York Way) to accommodate a new southbound cycle lane and shorten them so they extend for a total of 23.3 metres; and

(e) re-align the zig zag markings associated with the crossing outside Brecknock Primary School to accommodate a new southbound cycle lane and shorten them so they extend for a total of 20.6 metres.

8. A copy of the Orders, which will come into force on 25th September 2020, and of other documents including maps giving more detailed particulars of the Orders and proposed changes to pedestrian crossings are available for inspection during normal office hours from the date of this Notice until the Orders cease to have effect at the following location:

Public Realm, 1 Cottage Road, London N7 8TP

Copies can be also requested via PublicRealm@islington.gov.uk and further information may be obtained by telephoning Public Realm on 020 7527 2000.

Dated 18th September 2020

Tony Ralph, Service Director for Public Realm