WARWICKSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL NEWS
Get The Hump Over Traffic
Part of Warwick could
be traffic-calmed after residents raised a petition calling for
People living on
Woodloes Avenue South called on local councils for protection from
A scheme is likely to
cost 15,000 and a third of that figure has been pledged by Warwick
And a county
committee has pledged another £5,000, so the search is on for the
same amount again to pay for the scheme to go ahead. Warwick District
Council said it would not contribute at this stage.
It is not likely to
come from the accident reduction scheme budget, because with only two
injury accidents in the last three years there are many sites with a
One option is to take
money allocated for villages, but that could cause bad feeling. Set in
urban Warwick, this site would hardly qualify for that money.
A meeting of the
county council cabinet tomorrow will be asked to find the extra £5,000
so the project for speed cushions and road humps can go ahead.
It will be affect
Woodloes Avenue South and Woodloes Avenue North which almost form one
continuous road encircling the Woodloes Park estate in the north of
If approved, there
will be public consultation with an exhibition and leafleting of
The call for action
has been backed by Warwick county councillor Ken Browne who acted
after receiving a petition from residents.