Haddenham

New Speed Limits

Home » News » New Speed Limits
20 mph sign

A number of new speed limits are set to be introduced on roads in and close to Haddenham.

Decisions have been taken on new restrictions for the following locations:

Dollicott, Haddenham

A proposal for a 20mph limit on this road has been issued.

This has been brought forward as there is more vehicle and pedestrian traffic on this road following housebuilding in the area.

A consultation found 91 per cent of people asked agreed with this proposal.

Bernwood councillor David Lyons wrote: "I support the proposals, though they do not go far enough to address the community's desire for a general 20mph limit in the village as expressed in the approved neighbourhood plan."

Stanbridge Road, Haddenham

Transport bosses want to extend a 30mph speed limit here following the increased traffic nearby after housebuilding in the area.

100 per cent of people surveyed agreed with this move.

Bernwood councillor Judy Brandis said: "Stanbridge Road is a straight, fast road out of Haddenham so with the new houses built or about to be built 30 mph is fast enough on this road. I understand this will be imposed to just beyond the garden centre."

A418 Scotsgrove Hill / Aylesbury Road

A 40mph limit could be introduced on this road if Bucks' highways chiefs plans get the go-ahead.

This proposal is seemingly less popular with residents, with 61 per cent supporting the plans and 37 per cent opposing.

Ollie Sirrell
Bucks Free Press

 

Haddenham Parish Council wrote: "Many residents have raised concerns with Haddenham Parish Council about the speed of vehicles at Scotsgrove.

READ MORE: The latest covid-19 infection rates in Bucks

"For several years the Parish Council has been working with Buckinghamshire County Council to implement the speed limit changes proposed in this consultation, it is therefore pleased to support the following speed limit changes: A418 Scotsgrove change to 40 mph.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Vaccination Marshal 01
Haddenham Webteam: Thu 21 Oct 4:30pm

There was an unpleasant incident outside the Haddenham pharmacy on Tuesday when a man behaved aggressively towards the volunteer marshals.Writes Martin Andrew, Marshal Co-ordinator:"My shift leader had asked the man whether he had a mask as it was necessary for going into the pharmacy. He responded badly and said he would be reporting us (not sure to whom) and that we should have asked...

Museum Calendar 2022
Alan Rose: Thu 21 Oct 11:00am

Looking for Xmas gifts that you can easily post? The museum 2022 calendar is on sale now in the museum and at Blooming Fruity. The theme is 'Haddenham Fifty Years Ago' and features photos taken by Peter Gulland. They cost £4 for members and £5 for others. Envelopes for posting are...

Memorial Service 01
Jonathan Fillis: Tue 19 Oct 3:30pm

Churches Together in Haddenham will be offering a personal memorial service on Wednesday 3rd November, at 3pm in the Baptist Church.These last few years have given us more than our fair share of grief, exacerbated by the disruption to our support networks and interruptions to our usual grieving patterns. Our hope is that the service will provide a quiet reflective space to remember those we...