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Traffic Regulation Orders

A Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) is a legal order. It enables the county council, as the highway authority, to manage traffic in the county. Examples of TROs includes parking restrictions, speed limits, one-way streets, weight restrictions, no right/left turns and loading bays. The following is a list of recent traffic regulation order proposals which are currently under consultation. Please forward any comments or objections by email.

Current Traffic Regulation Orders under consultation

 

TRAF/7568 - Proposed Prohibition of Motor Vehicles and No Waiting at Any Time Restrictions, Rectory Lane, Witham 

This proposal is to introduce a Prohibition of Motorised Vehicles Order as well as accompanying No Waiting at Any Time Restrictions on Rectory Lane, Witham in the District of Braintree.

 

TRAF/7506 - One Way - St Nicholas Street, Colchester

This proposal is to introduce 'One Way' restriction on St Nicholas Street, Colchester 

Plan Intention Notice Draft Order Statement of Reasons   Closing Date: 4 June 2021 

 

TRAF/7554 - Experimental Prohibition of Motor Vehicles, Wake Road (known locally as Manor Road), High Beech, Waltham Abbey in the District of Epping Forest

This proposal is as a result of a request received from the Epping Forest District Council Community Safety Partnership, funded by the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex and supported by the City of London Corporation to close Wake Road to motor vehicles overnight following recorded anti-social behaviour and criminal activity. This will be undertaken as a trial period and will enable an informed assessment to be made as to the impacts for all road users, before a decision is made as to whether a permanent restriction should be introduced.

Plan Order Has Made Statement Of Reasons   Closing Date: 31 October 2021

 

TRAF/7384 - Proposed Red Route, London Road, in the District of Harlow

This proposal is to implement a Red Route, double red lines, that will be marked on the carriageway providing a visual reminder for drivers not to stop in the designated area, London Road and East Park, in the District of Harlow.

 

TRAF/7534 - Proposed Electric Vehicle Parking Bays in the City of Chelmsford

This proposal is to provide parking spaces and electric vehicle charge points for the sole use of electric vehicles in the City of Chelmsford

 

TRAF/7535 - Proposed Electric Vehicle Parking Bays in the Borough of Colchester

This proposal is to provide parking spaces and electric vehicle charge points for the sole use of electric vehicles in the Borough of Colchester.

 

TRAF/7531 To revoke a Section of Permit Holders Parking, to Implement Waiting Restrictions, in the District of Epping Forest

This proposal is to remove a small length of 'Permit Holders Parking', so as to implement ‘No Waiting Mon-Fri 1pm-2pm’ on Forest Edge, Buckhurst Hill

 

TRAF/7536 Revocation of Disabled Parking Bays in the District of Tendring

This proposal is to revoke a number of Disabled Parking Bays - in various locations in Harwich and Clacton

Plan Intention Notice Draft Order Statement of Reasons   Closing Date: 22 May 2021

 

TRAF/7551 Proposed Implementation and Removal of Disabled Parking Bays, Various, in the District of Braintree

This proposal is for the implementation, removal and upgrade of Disabled parking Bay in the various locations, in the District of Braintree

Intention Notice

Statement of Reasons

Draft Order Tiles  

Closing Date: 14 May 2021

 

 

TRAF/7550 - Proposed Amendment to Pedestrian/Cycle Route & Provision of New Toucan Crossing at A132 East Mayne & Christopher Martin Road, Borough of Basildon

This proposal is to carry out amendments to the pedestrian crossing and cycle route at  A132 East Mayne and Christopher Martin Road and also provide a new toucan crossing and carry out alterations to existing traffic signals and current toucan crossing. 

Plan Intention Notice Statement of Reasons Closing Date: 14 May 2021

 

TRAF/7524 - Zebra Crossing, The Commons, in the Borough of Colchester

This proposal is To revoke and amend No Waiting at Any Time restrictions due to the implementation of the proposed crossing repositioning on The Commons in the Borough of Colchester.

Plan Intention Notice Statement of Reasons Draft Order   Closing Date: 14 May 2021 

 

TRAF/7556 - Experimental Prohibition of Motor Vehicles Saturday Only 5AM - 6PM, Wickford, in the Borough of Basildon

A request has been received from Basildon Borough Council to close Wickford High Street to motor vehicles on Saturdays to facilitate a weekly market in the High Street. Funding acquired by Basildon Borough Council has facilitated this opportunity and the trial period will enable an informed assessment to be made as to the impacts for residents, businesses and road users.

Has Made Notice Draft Order Statement of Reasons Plan Closing Date: 06 November 2021 

 

TRAF/7502 -  20mph Zone Chesterwell Development, Various Roads, Myland in the Borough of Colchester

The County Council is proposing to implement and introduce a 20mph zone to reduce vehicular speeds and improve the pedestrian environment on various roads on the Chesterwell Development, Myland in the Borough of Colchester.

Plan Intention Notice Draft Order Statement Of Reasons   Closing Date: 14 May 2021

 

TRAF/7548 - Proposed Bus Gate, Unnamed Road Off Rickstones Road, Witham

This proposal seeks to implement a bus gate on the Unnamed Road Off Rickstones Road, Witham in the District of Braintree

 

TRAF/7486 - Experimental E Scooter Trial for Cycle Tracks/Cycle Lanes - District of Tendring

Following a successful Department bid Essex County Council has partnered with SPIN to trial for a maximum of a 12 month period permitting electric scooters to use road spaces restricted for certain vehicle classes and types encouraging the promotion of alternative travel measures in line with Government guidance to ease the burden on the transport network and provide additional capacity.

 

TRAF/7476 - Experimental E Scooter Trial for Cycle Tracks/Cycle Lanes - Borough of Colchester

Following a successful Department bid Essex County Council has partnered with SPIN to trial for a maximum of a 12 month period permitting electric scooters to use road spaces restricted for certain vehicle classes and types encouraging the promotion of alternative travel measures in line with Government guidance in order to ease the burden on the transport network and provide additional capacity.

 

TRAF7467 - Experimental E-Scooter Trial for Cycle Tracks/Cycle Lanes - Chelmsford District

Following a successful Department bid Essex County Council has partnered with SPIN to trial for a maximum of a 12 month period permitting electric scooters to use road spaces restricted for certain vehicle classes and types encouraging the promotion of alternative travel measures in line with Government guidance in order to ease the burden on the transport network and provide additional capacity.

 

TRAF/7457 - Experimental E-Scooter Trial for Cycle Tracks/Cycle Lanes - Borough of Braintree

Following a successful Department bid Essex County Council has partnered with SPIN to trial for a maximum of 12 month period permitting electric scooters to use road spaces restricted for certain vehicle classes and types encouraging the promotion of alternative travel measures in line with Government guidance in order to ease the burden on the transport network and provide additional capacity.

 

TRAF/7456 - Experimental E-Scooter Trial for Cycle Tracks/Cycle Lanes - Brentwood Borough

Following a successful Department bid Essex County Council has partnered with SPIN to trial for a maximum of 12 month period permitting electric scooters to use road spaces restricted for certain vehicle classes and types encouraging the promotion of alternative travel measures in line with Government guidance in order to ease the burden on the transport network and provide additional transport capacity.

 

TRAF/7423 - Experimental E-Scooter Trial for Cycle Tracks/Cycle Lanes - Borough of Basildon

Following a successful Department for Transport bid Essex County Council has partnered with SPIN to trial for a maximum 12 month period permitting electric scooters to use road spaces restricted for certain vehicle classes and types encouraging the promotion of alternative travel measures in line with Government guidance in order to ease the burden on the transport network and provide additional transport capacity.