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Reigate and Banstead 2017/18 parking review

There are a number of stages involved in the review, these are shown below. The current stage is: Advertisement and objections


Introduction

In the autumn of 2017 we looked at parking problems across the borough. These had been brought to our attention largely by members of the public, the police, councillors and highway officers, since the previous review had taken place.

We visited, assessed, and prioritised the requests for new or amended parking controls, before creating a report of our findings and recommendations for which should be taken forward.

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Committee authorisation

We presented our report of recommendations to the Reigate and Banstead local committee at its meeting on 4 December 2017 for initial approval. A copy of the report is available on the agenda for the local committee meeting - it is item nine on the agenda.

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Advertisement and objections

On Thursday 19 April 2018, by way of a notice published in the Surrey Mirror, we have formally advertised our intention to introduce the changes to the parking controls and restrictions in Reigate & Banstead borough as part of this parking review. We are also putting up notices on lamp columns in the streets concerned, and, depending on the type and extent of the proposal, we may be delivering post cards to nearby addresses.

At the bottom of this page there is a document, which you can download, called 'Description of proposals' which lists all the proposed changes. Please note that they are sorted alphabetically by electoral division, then town, then road name. If there is a particular road or town that you are looking for, please open the document and press 'Ctrl' and 'F' to bring up a search box, enter the name and press 'Return'. In the right hand column of the table it tells you the number of the drawing that relates to the proposal, and the drawings are in the other documents below, sorted by number.

There is a period of 28 days during which you can let us have your views about any of the proposals. If you would like to let us know what you think, whether an objection, expression of support or any other comment, please complete our online form. Please note that the closing date for this is Thursday 17 May 2018.

Paper copies of all the documents below are also available to look at during normal opening hours at the following locations:

  • Surrey County Council Highways Reception, Hazel House, Merrow Lane, Guildford GU4 7BQ
  • Reigate and Banstead Borough Council, Town Hall, Castlefield Road, Reigate RH2 0SH
  • Banstead Library, The Horseshoe, Bolters Lane, Banstead SM7 2AW
  • Reigate Library, Bancroft House, Bancroft Road, Reigate RH2 7RP
  • Redhill Library, Warwick Quadrant, Redhill RH1 1NN
  • Horley Library, Victoria Road, Horley RH6 7AG
  • Tattenhams Community Library, Tattenham Crescent, Epsom Downs KT18 5NU
  • Merstham Library, Community Hub, 2a Portland Drive, Merstham RH1 3HY

If you prefer, you can write and let us know your views. Please send your letter, quoting 'R&B 2017/18 parking review' in the subject field, to; Mr David Curl, Parking Team Manager, Hazel House, Merrow Lane, Guildford GU4 7BQ. Please note that we need to receive your letter by Thursday 17 March 2018.

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Approval

The parking team manager, in consultation with the chairman/vice chairman of the local committee and the county councillors for each area, will then consider all the comments and objections that we received following the advertisement and make the final decisions about which proposals should go ahead, and whether any should be changed or withdrawn.

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Implementation

Once the final decisions have been made, we will make the actual traffic regulation orders and install the necessary new road markings and signs.

Files available to download

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