Road Traffic Acts

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984-0.08873151.484028SE17 2ES-0.13516451.497878SW1H 0TLThe City of WestminsterThe London Borough of SouthwarkSW1H0TLSE172ESSW1W9NF2002-03-152002-02-272002-03-08-0.14859551.493532SW1W 9NFTSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211,

Transport for London


1. Transport for London hereby gives notice that they made the above-named experimental variation Order under sections 9 and 10 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 on 27 February 2002. The Order comes into effect on 15 March 2002, and can remain in force for up to 18 months. 2. The provisions introduced through this variation Order will contribute to a new scheme of traffic control, being introduced experimentally on Bus Route 185 as part of the London Bus Initiative, to assist bus operations, bus passenger journeys and bus stop accessibility. The general nature and effect of the Order will be to: (a) extend the days of operation for red route controls (restricted hours) to 7.00 am to 7.00 pm on any day; and (b) increase the use of 24 hour controls on part of the roads. 3. The road affected by the Order is Lordship Lane, in the London Borough of Southwark. 4. While the Order is in force Transport for London, or any person authorised by them, may modify or suspend the Order or any provisions in it if it appears essential to do so for certain purposes. 5. In due course Transport for London will be considering whether or not the provisions of the Order should be continued in force indefinitely. Within the period of 6 months from the coming into force of the Order, or if the Order is subsequently varied by another Order or modified, from the coming into force of that variation or modification (whichever is the latest), any person may object to the making of an Order to continue indefinitely those provisions. Any such objection must be made in writing, giving the gounds on which it is made and sent to Transport for London, Windsor House, 42-50 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0TL, quoting Ref SS/AD/SF-TO GLA/2002/202. Any objection may be communicated to other persons who may be affected. 6. A copy of the Order, a statement of Transport for London’s reasons for the proposals and for proceeding by way of experiment, a map indicating the location and effect of the Order and copies of any Order suspended or varied by the Order can be inspected during normal office hours at the offices of: Transport for London, Street Management, Traffic Orders, Statutory Functions, 1st Floor Annexe, 25 Eccleston Place, London SW1W 9NF; London Borough of Southwark, Regeneration and Environment Department, Council Offices, Chiltern House, Portland Street, London SE17 2ES. 7. The documents will be available for inspection during the period within which objection can be made in accordance with paragraph 5 above. 8. Any person desiring to question the validity of the Order or of any provision contained in it on the grounds that it is not within the relevant powers or that any of the relevant requirements have not been complied with in relation to the Order, may within 6 weeks of the date on which the Order was made, make application for the purpose to the High Court. G F Fernandes, Street Management Windsor House, 42-50 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0TL. 8 March 2002.