Haddenham Bucks

Thame Road Parking Problems

Home » News » Thame Road Parking Restrictions
yellow lines 07

In November, Transport for Buckinghamshire (TfB) held an opinion survey about the introduction of parking restrictions on roads near Haddenham & Thame Parkway. As we reported previously TfB concluded that they would recommend breaking the project into two phases.

Phase One addresses the urgent need to introduce parking restrictions on Thame Road, identified as a major safety issue.

As no residential properties front onto this stretch of Thame Road, further consultation is not needed, so an experimental traffic regulation order (TRO) can be made.

There have been some delays resulting from a TfB project in High Wycombe, which had to take priority. However, during January plans have been prepared by the Project Manager to introduce:

* a new clearway from Station Road to the entrance to the station;

* double yellow lines from the station to the Wykeham Way junction; and

* an extension from the Pegasus Way clearway up to the A418.

The TRO will be advertised in the local press in compliance with legal requirements. Formal notification letters will also be sent to local businesses on Thame Road. Although Haddenham Parish Council anticipates that the yellow lines will be painted within a few weeks, there are — as ever — pressures from competing projects that cause delays; however, Haddenham is considered high priority.

Phase Two entails preparing a detailed design to introduce parking restrictions on residential roads. This will be followed by a further round of consultation with those residents directly affected, then by an additional TRO. Phase Two will take place in the new financial year when Chiltern Railways have agreed to contribute towards the cost.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Sir Roderick Floud
Haddenham Webteam: Tue 15 Oct 6:00pm

On Tuesday 12th November Haddenham resident and leading economic historian and author, Sir Roderick Floud, will be marking the publication of his book 'An Economic History of the English Garden' with an illustrated talk "Legacies of English Gardens: Lakes, Central Heating and the Shard."The technologies of dam-building, of central heating and of metal and glass buildings all...

winterfest 2019
Haddenham Webteam: Mon 14 Oct 9:30am

Preparations are well underway for the Haddenham Winterfest on 14th December from 12 noon until 6pm. As always, we are looking for volunteers. We will need help to serve Beer, Lager, Cider, Mulled wine, Gin and Soft drinks. We will also need help Setting up on Thursday and Friday and of course, Clearing up on Sunday morning. If you're able to help out for a couple of hours, please...

Community Garden 02
Haddenham Webteam: Sat 12 Oct 2:30pm

Stonehill House Residential Care Home (Abbeyfield) in Churchway held the official opening of its new Community Garden on Friday 11th October.Rather like the garden makeover programmes on TV, the project at Abbeyfield owes everything to the charitable efforts and gifts of local companies and volunteers.The aim of the project has been to bridge gaps in society between young and old, business...