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5th May 2020

Success for Warminster 30 mph Speed Limit Campaign

PRESS RELEASE
05/05/2020

Success for Warminster 30 mph Speed Limit Campaign

A new 30mph speed limit is to be introduced on several roads in Warminster. The road affected are: Folly Lane, Henfords Marsh, Lower Marsh Road, Upper Marsh Road and Smallbrook Road.

The new speed limit will come into force on 11th May 2020.

Town Mayor, Councillor Paul Macfarlane, Chairman of Warminster Town Councils Town Development Committee said: “This is brilliant news for Warminster. This has been a great example of cooperation between the Town Council, Wiltshire Council and the Community Action Transport Group. I would like to thank our Unitary Councillors for their support in working together with us to achieve this success.

Councillor Andrew Davis, a Town and Wiltshire Councillor said “This is great news, it has taken time but we succeeded in the end. With the persistence and support of the Town Council, we have achieved a good result for this part of our town.”

The road subject to the new speed limit are:

Folly Lane – From its junction with Thornhill Road to a point 850 metres south west from that junction.

Henfords Marsh – The complete length.

Lower Marsh Road – The complete length.

Smallbrook Road - From its junction with Upper Marsh Road and Hensford Marsh to its junction with Southleigh View and Gipsy Lane.

Upper Marsh Road – The complete length.

Councillor Pip Ridout said: “I hope this speed limit will be respected by one and all. It should make things safer for residents and walkers and wildlife on what are often narrow roads.”

Ends

For further information contact
Councillor Paul Macfarlane – 07767 897938
Councillor Andrew Davis - 01985 217431
Councillor Pip Ridout - 07873 380423

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