Decision details

20 MPH Neighbourhoods

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Cabinet considered a report of the Executive Director (Neighbourhoods and Environment) seeking approval for the adoption of 20MPH Neighbourhoods pilot scheme in the following locations:


·       Leigh West and Leigh Ward: Area bounded by Hadleigh Road, Rectory Grove, Lymington Avenue, London Road and Salisbury Road;

·       Thorpe Ward: (i) Area bounded by Thorpe Hall Avenue, Thorpe Bay Gardens, Maplin Way and Station Road; (ii) On Burges Road, Colbert Avenue and Wyatts Drive; (iii) On Shaftesbury Avenue, Kensington Avenue and Northumberland Crescent.




1. That the proposed scheme for each of the areas detailed above, be taken forward to construction.


2. That authority be delegated to the Executive Director (Neighbourhoods and Environment), in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Transport, Asset Management and Inward Investment, to approve the advertisement of any necessary traffic regulation orders.


3. That the £500,000 grant funded expenditure to implement the 20MPH Neighbourhoods Scheme, be approved.


Reasons for decision:


To support the Council’s 2050 Shared ‘Safe and Well’ Ambition to ensure people in Southend-on-Sea feel safe in all aspects of their lives.


Other options:


Not to implement the 20MPH Neighbourhoods pilot scheme in the areas detailed above.


Note: This is an Executive Function

Eligible for call-in to: Place Scrutiny Committee

Cabinet Member: Cllr Woodley


Report author: Sharon Harrington

Publication date: 14/01/2022

Date of decision: 13/01/2022

Decided at meeting: 13/01/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 20/01/2022

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