Agenda item

HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORT WORKING GROUP

[Electoral Divisions: All Carlisle]

 

To consider a report by the Executive Director – Economy and Infrastructure (copy enclosed).

 

This report provides details of the meeting of the Highways and Transport Working Group held on 7 October 2021 and presents recommendations for the Local Committee to consider.  

 

Minutes:

Members considered a report from the Executive Director – Economy and Infrastructure which gave details of the meeting of the Highways and Transport Working Group held on 7 October 2021 and presented recommendations to the Local Committee for approval.

 

The local Member for Botcherby thanked officers for the information made available at the meeting regarding Warwick Road and asked if a further meeting could be arranged with them to discuss the matters further.

 

(1)       Minutes

 

RESOLVED,   that the minutes be noted.

 

(2)       Carlisle Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan

 

RESOLVED,   that the following be noted:-

 

                          (a)          for the purpose of the LCWIP public consultation both the Botchergate cycling route and the Lancaster Street/Carlisle Station car park cycling route be included on the Cycling Plan and a question be included about this to gauge opinion on both route options;

 

                          (b)          engagement be undertaken with user groups on both options;

 

                          (c)          officers continue to develop designs for both options to support the Southern Gateway Business Case;

 

                          (d)          a preference for the route via The Crescent be used rather than Citadel Row when linking onwards from Botchergate/Crescent junction.

 

(3)       2021/22 Flood and Development Management Update

 

RESOLVED,   that the report be noted.

 

(4)       2021/22 Flood and Development Management Update Report Regarding Environment Agency Phase 1 Flood Work Changes to Laundry Culvert Works

 

RESOLVED,   that the report be noted.

 

(5)       2021/22 Flood and Development Management Update Report Regarding Environment Agency Phase 1 Flood Work Changes to Tesco Entrance

 

RESOLVED,   that the report be noted.

 

(6)       Warwick Road, Lidl Access

 

RESOLVED,   that the update be noted.

 

(7)       Cumbria House and Cecil Street Off-Street Car Parks – Electric Charging Facilities and Addition of Annual Permit Charge

 

RESOLVED,  

 

                          (a)          to proceed to statutory consultation and advertisement of changes to:-

 

                                        (i)      The County of Cumbria (Cecil Street, Carlisle) (Off Street Parking Places) Order 2016; and

 

                                                  The County of Cumbria (Council’s Office Car Park,) (Off Street Parking Places) Order 2016;

 

                                                  “the Orders”, to include spaces for electric charging points and an annual permit charge for all car park users; and to extend Cecil Street car park to include land adjacent to Stanley Hall;

 

                          (b)          that in the event that no objections are received, the changes and Orders be brought into operation;

 

                          (c)          that any unresolved objections to the changes (as detailed in paragraph (a) above), will be brought back to the Local Committee for consideration.

 

(8)       Traffic Regulation Orders Review 2021/2021: Variation Order 62

 

The local Member for Yewdale asked that his thanks and appreciation be conveyed to the Traffic Management Team for the thorough engagement which had taken place with regards to the Old Raffles Parade proposal.

 

Members agreed to defer the proposal regarding Craw Hall, Brampton to a future meeting of Carlisle Highways and Transport Working Group for further consideration.

 

RESOLVED,   that

 

                          (a)       having considered the representations received during the statutory advertisement and consultation, (referred to in paragraph 4.2 of the report), and having taken into consideration the matters contained in section 122(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (more specifically referred to in paragraph 7.2 of the report), recommend that The County of Cumbria (Various Roads, Carlisle Urban and Rural Area) (Consolidation and Minor Amendment of Traffic Regulations) (Order 2001) Variation Order (No. 62) 20><, (“the Order”) be brought into operation, as advertised, SAVE FOR the following: -

 

                                      (i)        Old Raffles Parade – that the proposals are not introduced;

 

                          (b)       Craw Hall, Brampton – that this matter be deferred to a future meeting of Carlisle Highways and Transport Working Group for further consideration.

 

(9)       Speed Limit Consolidation Order No.8, Various Roads 2020/2021

 

RESOLVED,   that the objection (as detailed at paragraph 4.5 of the report) is overruled and The County of Cumbria (Various Roads, Carlisle City & District) (Consolidation and Provision Speed Limits) (No.8) Order 20>< (“the Order”) be brought into operation, as advertised having taken into consideration the matters contained in section 122(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (more specifically referred to in paragraph 7.2 of the report).

 

(10)     2021/22 Highways Budget/Programme Progress Report

 

RESOLVED,   that the following be noted:-

 

                          (a)          the Programme progress information (as shown in Appendices 4 and 5 of the report);

 

                          (b)          the various Highways Revenue budget allocations and headings (detailed in Appendix 1 of the report);

 

                          (c)          the various Highways Capital budget allocations and headings (detailed in Appendix 2 of the report);

 

                          (d)          there are no comments in the Appendices to bring to the attention of local members. Any significant comments, changes and/or amendments will be highlighted here in subsequent and future reports to the Highways and Transport Working Group.

 

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