Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee

Agenda Item 21(b)


Subject:                    Written Questions


Date of meeting:    20 September 2022



A period of not more than fifteen minutes shall be allowed at each ordinary meeting for questions submitted by a member of the public.


The question will be answered without discussion. The person who asked the question may ask one relevant supplementary question, which shall be put and answered without discussion. The person to whom a question, or supplementary question, has been put may decline to answer it. 


The following written questions have been received from members of the public:


(5)          Deborah Birnie – Queens Park Road


What data are you working with to ensure that the traffic on Queens Park Road will not increase with attendant air and noise pollution as well as traffic congestion as a consequence of the Hanover and Tarner LTN?


(6)          Ruth Farnell – Traffic and air pollution


A question related to the Hanover LTN. You monitored the traffic and pollution in the Hanover area and were going to publish the findings that will inform the design of the proposed Hanover and Tarner LTN. When will this report be made available to local residents? We were advised this would be made available during the consultation which has now closed.


(7)          Katia Toy – Queens Park Road

There is very little information about the proposed improvement to Queens Park Road as a consequence of becoming a boundary road for the Hanover and Tarner LTN. How will you ensure the following residents are not negatively impacted? For example, access for care workers, the vulnerable, emergency vehicles as well as space for pushchairs and mobility scooters on the pavements of Queens Park Road.

(8)          Carolyn Lewis – Economic Impacts of Hanover & Tarner LTN

How are you going to convince me that the proposed Hanover and Tarner Liveable Neighbourhood pilot will not undermine the very local economy that makes Hanover a liveable neighbourhood? I’m talking about our local tradespeople and businesses such as carpenters, gardeners, painters & decorators, plumbers, electricians, dog walkers, our local shops, our pubs, the Orchard Nursery, the post office, doctors’ surgery and pharmacy.



(9)          Malcolm Spencer – Speed Limit on Greenways

In an Ovingdean residents survey 79% of those responding would support changing speed limits on Greenways: 40mph to 30mph, 30mph to 20mph.

The 40mph section is used as beach parking, where vehicles are offloaded directly into the road, which is crossed to a pavement. In the 30mph section vehicles carry speed towards the 20mph shared space which is at the entrance to a school. We believe that 20mph should be introduced earlier to slow vehicles before that school entrance.

Will Brighton & Hove City Council please listen to residents and reduce the allowed speed limits on this road?