Road Traffic Acts

-0.32579251.447743TW1 3BZRoad Traffic Regulation Act 19842004-03-312003-03-142003-03-062003-03-07TW13BZThe London Borough of Richmond upon ThamesTSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211,

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames


Notice is hereby given that on 6 March 2003 the Council of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames made the above-mentioned Order under section 9 of, and Part IV of Schedule 9 to, the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.
The Order will come into operation on 14 March 2003.
The general effect of the Order will be to introduce experimental arrangements for the supply of free half-hour parking vouchers, and for the use of these vouchers by borough residents to allow a period of parking in various on- and off-street parking places in the borough where visitor parking is allowed, without the need to make payment in accordance with the normal provisions relating to those parking places.
The Order will:

(a) provide for the issue of a book of 10 free half-hour scratch-off parking vouchers to be included with the annual council tax bills for 2003-04 issued in March 2003.
(b) provide that the vouchers shall be valid until 31 March 2004.
(c) provide that on parking in any parking place in the borough for which a parking fee is payable, with the exception of those identified below, and on validation and display of a free parking voucher issued under the provisions of the Order, a vehicle may be left for up to half an hour without payment of the parking charge in accordance with the provisions of the relevant parking places order. It will also be possible to use the vouchers in connection with the normal means of payment to park for a longer period of time.
(d) provide that validation of the vouchers shall be by scratching-off, at the time of arrival in the parking place, the day, date, month and time of arrival in hours and minutes (to the next nearest five-minute interval).

The parking places where the free parking vouchers will not be valid are:

(i) those in the Richmond controlled parking zone;
(ii) the Friars Lane, Old Deer Park and Old Deer Park Extension, Richmond Riverside and Richmond Pools pay and display car parks; and
(iii) the Paradise Road, Richmond and Arragon Road, Twickenham multi-storey car parks.

Full details of the Order, are contained in the following documents:

(a) the Order; and
(b) the Council’s statement of reasons for making the Order.

These may be inspected at:

(a) the Civic Centre (Second Floor), 44 York Street, Twickenham between 9.15 am and 5.00 pm on Mondays to Fridays, and
(b) the Richmond Reference Library, Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, during opening hours until the date on which the Order ceases to have effect.

All orders varied by this Order may be inspected at the Civic Centre during the specified times.
Copies of the Order may be purchased from the Environment Planning and Review Department, Civic Centre, 44 York Street, Twickenham TW1 3BZ.
The Order provides that in pursuance of section 10(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, the Assistant Director of Environment Planning and Review, or some other person authorised by him may, if it appears essential in the interests of expeditious, convenient and safe movement of traffic or to the provision of suitable and adequate parking facilities on the highway, or for preserving or improving the amenities of the area through which any road affected by the Order runs, modify or suspend the Order or any provision thereof.
If the Order continues in force for a period of 6 months or longer the Council will consider whether the Order should continue in force indefinitely. If you wish to object or make representations on the making of a permanent Order, you should write giving grounds for your objection or representations to the Transport Planning Manager, Civic Centre, 44 York Street, Twickenham TW1 3BZ, within 6 months of the date of this notice.
If any person wishes to question the validity of this Order or any of its provisions on the grounds that it or they are not within the powers conferred by the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, or that any requirement of that Act or any instrument made under that Act has not been complied with may, within 6 weeks from the date on which this Order is made, apply for the purpose to the High Court.
J East, Assistant Director of Environment Planning and Review
7 March 2003.