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Notice ID: BRA2227812

Notice effective from
22nd October 2021 to 21st November 2021



1. Cumbria County Council hereby give notice that on 12 October 2021 it made the above Experimental Order under Sections 9 and 10 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

2. The Experimental Order will come into operation on I November 2021 and its effect will be to introduce a Pedestrian and Cycle Zone ("the Zone") to prohibit any motor vehicle from proceeding along the length of road specified in the Schedule to this Order, during the days and times specified therein.


3. There are exemptions in the Experimental Order to enable motor vehicles to enter the Zone, if the vehicle is being used: -

(a) for Fire Brigade, Police or Ambulance Purposes;

(b) in connection with the carrying out on, or on premises situated on or adjacent to that length of road, of any of the following operations, namely:-

(i) the removal of obstructions to traffic;

(ii) for, or in connection with, mechanical road cleansing or mechanical refuse collection;

(iii) the maintenance, improvement or reconstruction of roads;

(iv) the laying erection, alteration or repair in, or in land adjacent to, that length of road of any sewer or of any main pipe or apparatus for the supply of water, gas or electricity or of any telecommunications apparatus as defined in Schedule 2 to the Telecommunications Act 1984.

(c) in the service of a Local Authority or a water or sewerage undertaker which is being used in pursuance of statutory powers or duties;

(d) in the service of or employed by the Post Office to be used for the purpose of delivery or collection of postal packets as defined in the Postal Services Act 2000 to or from premises located within the Zone;

(e) in use as a School Bus or for school transport purposes and being contracted to carry persons to or from a school located within the Zone

(f) for the conveyance of persons, goods or burden to or from premises situated within or accessible only from the Zone;

(g) by any vehicle displaying a disabled badge, being driven by or carrying a disabled person to uplift or set down pupils attending the Schools within the Zone

(h) if it is employed by a local bus service operator and the vehicle is in use during a scheduled service as a Bus as defined in Regulation 22 of the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016

(i) in connection with any funeral undertaking from any premises within the Zone.

4. The Order will continue in force for a maximum of 18 months.

5. Full details of the Experimental Order, together with a plan showing the length of road concerned and a statement of the Council s reasons for making the Order, may be inspected at Barrow Library, Ramsden Square, Barrow-in-Furness, IMA ILL; and may be viewed on the Council's website using the following link:

pavements/highways/notices.asp, and may otherwise be obtained by emailing

6. If you wish to question the validity of the Experimental Order or of any provision contained in it on the grounds that it is not within the powers conferred by the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 or on the grounds that any requirement of that Act or any instrument made there under has not been complied with in relation to the Order, you may within six weeks of 12 October 2021 apply to the High Court for this purpose.

7. The County Council will consider in due course whether the provisions of the Order should be continued in force indefinitely.

8. Within six months from I November 2021, any person may object to the making of an Order for the purpose of such indefinite continuation. Any such objection should be made in writing stating the ground upon which it is made and sent to the Chief Legal Officer, Cumbria County Council, Cumbria House, 117 Botchergate, Carlisle, CAI IRD, or by emailing

, and quoting reference KB/4.4.1066/15.001726

Chief Legal Officer, Cumbria County Council, Cumbria House, 117 Botchergate, Carlisle, CAI IRD Dated 22 October 2021


Pedestrian and Cycle Zone - Between 8.15 am and 9.15 am and between 2.45 pm and 3.45 pm each day, Monday to Friday inclusive, during Term Time Only

Street Name Town Restricted Length

Lots Road Askam, From its junction with New

Barrow-in-Furness Road, extending in a northerly direction to its junction with Duke Street, a total distance of 353m.


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Cumbria County Council

Headquarters , The Courts , Carlisle , Cumbria , CA3 8NA 01228 606 060


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