Road Traffic Acts

-0.13650951.498088SW1E 6AJRoad Traffic Regulation Act 19842005-11-212005-11-092005-11-10SW1E6AJThe City of WestminsterLocal Government Act 1985TSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211,

City of Westminster


1. Notice is hereby given that Westminster City Council, on 9 November 2005, made the above Order under section 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, as amended by the Local Government Act 1985.
2. The general effect of the Order will be on an experimental basis, to:

(a) extend the maximum parking period to 4 hours on all existing 2-hour metered, “pay and display” and “shared use” parking places in F Zone;
(b) provide that the parking charge and permitted hours will remain unchanged; and
(c) withdraw the use of 10p coins for payment of the parking charge at “pay and display” ticket machines.

3. The Order will come into force on 21 November 2005.
4. Copies of the Order and of other documents giving more detailed particulars of the Order can be inspected between 9.00 am and 5.00 pm on Mondays to Fridays, from 9 November 2005, until such time as the Order ceases to have effect, at WestOne, 59 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AJ.
5. The Order provides that, subject to the provisions of section 10 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, the Council’s Director of Transportation for the time being, or some person authorised in that behalf by him, may, if it appears to him or that person essential:

(a) in the interest of the expeditious, convenient and safe movement of traffic;
(b) in the interest of providing suitable and adequate parking facilities on the highway; or
(c) for preserving or improving the amenities of the area through which any road affected by the Order runs,
modify or suspend the Order or provisions contained therein.

6. Any person desiring to question the validity of the Order or of any provision contained therein on the grounds that it is not within the relevant powers of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 or that any relevant requirements thereof or any relevant regulations made thereunder has not been complied with in relation to the Order, may, within 6 weeks from the date on which the Order was made, make application for the purpose to the High Court.
7. The Council will consider in due course whether the provisions of the Experimental Order should be continued in force indefinitely by means of an Order made under sections 45, 46 and 49 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984. Any person may object to the making of an Order for the purpose of such indefinite continuation within a period of 6 months, beginning from the date on which the experimental Order came into force. Any objection must be in writing, stating the grounds on which it is made, and sent to the Council’s Agents, WestOne, 59 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AJ, quoting Ref 10566474/5571/ID/5081/ETO.
M Low, Director of Transportation (the Officer appointed for this purpose).
10 November 2005.