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Waiting Restrictions 2016 Batch 2

15 December 2016

Following approval by the Cabinet Member for Regeneration, Environment and Housing to proceed with the implementation of the proposed waiting restrictions as consulted from 6th October to 31st October 2016, the Council is now making arrangement for the implementation of the yellow line restrictions on-site within the next 6 weeks.

Please see the below links to view the Cabinet Member decision sheet and the report detailing the feedback from the statutory consultation.

Decision sheet - waiting restrictions 2016 batch 2

Statutory consultation report - waiting restrictions 2016 batch 2


6 October 2016

Following requests from residents and Ward Members for the borough-wide introduction of double yellow lines to tackle obstructive parking, the Council is proposing to introduce 'at any time' waiting restrictions at various junction locations across the borough.

Locations of proposed waiting restrictions

Click the following links to view the plans of proposed waiting restrictions;
Boxley Road, CR4
Bunting Close and Wandle Way, CR4
Church Place, Love Lane and Frimley Gardens, CR4
Commonside East, Brenley Close and Spencer Road, CR4
Dahlia Gardens and Chestnut Grove, CR4
Lavender Avenue and Mortimer Road, CR4
Mortlake Drive and Silbury Avenue, CR4
Ravensbury Grove, Hatfeild Close and Hengelo Grove, CR4
Rodney Road and Blake Road, CR4
Tamworth Lane and Stainbank Road, CR4
Kingsway and Tennyson Avenue, KT3
Central Road and Denmark Court, SM4
Hoylake Gardens, Malvern Close, Manor Way and Manor Place, SM4
Kingsbridge Road, Dudley Drive and Lynmouth Avenue, SM4
Queens Road and Camrose Close, SM4
Seely Road, SW17
Bewley Street, SW19
Harland Close and Kenley Road, SW19
Haslemere Avenue and Homefield Gardens, SW19
Homefield Gardens, SW19
Phipps Bridge Road and Homefield Gardens, SW19
Sunlight Close, SW19
Cottenham Drive, Cottenham Place, Hillview and Copse Hill, SW20
The proposed waiting restriction measures aim to improve safety, visibility and provide clear access for all road users, this is particularly important for emergency service vehicles (ambulance and fire engines) and the council's refuse collection service vehicles.


Statutory consultation

The statutory consultation period begins on Thursday 6th October 2016 until Monday 31st October 2016.

What happens next

A Notice of the Council's intensions to make the relevant Traffic Management Orders (TMO) for the required changes will be published in the local news paper (The Guardian), London Gazette and posted on lamp columns in the vicinity. Representations for and against the proposals must be done in writing to the Head of Sustainable Communities, Merton Civic Centre, London Road, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5DX or email by no later than 31 October 2016 quoting reference ES/WR2016B2.

Objections must relate only to the elements of the scheme that are subject to this statutory consultation. The Council is required to give weight to the nature and content of your representations and not necessarily the quantity. Your reasons are therefore important to us.

All representations along with Officers' comments and recommendations will be presented in a report to the Cabinet Member for Regeneration, Environment and Housing. Please note that responses to any representations received will not be made until a final decision is made by the Cabinet Member. Once a decision is made by the Cabinet Member the public will be informed accordingly.

Copies of the proposed Traffic Management Order (TMO), a plan identifying the area affected by the proposal and the Council's 'statement of reasons' can be inspected at the Merton Link, Merton Civic Centre, London Road, Morden, Surrey, between Monday to Fridays, 10am to 4pm.

Contact us

Traffic & Highways
Merton Civic Centre
London Road
Telephone: 020 8545 3214
Fax: 020 8545 4865