Safer, Greener, Healthier Braintree

A update of the measures being introduced in Braintree include:

  • Segregated cycleway on Station Approach: construction expected to start in April 2023 with completion due in May 2023. TBC.
  • South Street signalised crossing: construction expected to start in May 2023 with completion due in June 2023. TBC.
  • 20mph speed limits: started and should be complete by December 2022.
  • Fairfield Road (Victoria Street) to Coggeshall Road, on carriageway cycle facilities: construction expected to start in May 2023 with completion due in June 2023. TBC.
  • Cycle routes along Coggeshall Road and Panfield Lane: construction expected to start in February 2023 with completion due in April 2023. TBC.
  • Two Healthy School Streets - Lancaster Way and GIlchrist Way: pencil bollards, temporary street art and "20s Plenty" signage - complete.
  • An experimental modal filter will be implemented near Bocking End, placing a restriction on cars with only cyclists, taxis, buses and businesses with existing access permitted to continue onto Coggeshall Road. An experimental Traffic Regulation Order will be issued which will trigger further consultation.

Please see the map and the 20mph plan in the documents section for some location detail. Full scheme details can be seen below.