Decision details

20 mph Neighbourhoods - Reference Back from Place Scrutiny Committee held Monday, 7 February 2022

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Cabinet received a report of the Executive Director (Neighbourhoods and Environment) which had been prepared in response to the decision of Place Scrutiny Committee at its meeting held on 7th February 2022 to refer the 20mph neighbourhoods scheme back to Cabinet for further consideration.




1. That separate consultation exercises be undertaken in respect of (a) the proposed experimental scheme for a 20mph speed limit in Leigh/West Leigh and (b) the proposed scheme for a 20mph zone in Thorpe.


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


Reasons for decision:


To respond to the reference back and recommendations from the Place Scrutiny Committee and 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:




Note: This is an Executive Function

Eligible for call-in to: Place Scrutiny Committee

Cabinet Member: Cllr Woodley

Publication date: 14/03/2022

Date of decision: 22/02/2022

Decided at meeting: 22/02/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 05/03/2022

Accompanying Documents:


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