Decision details

School Streets – St Annes C of E Primary, Ormerod Avenue, Royton

Decision Maker: Director of Environment

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


St. Anne’s CofE aided primary school’s school street pilot commenced on the 5 June 2023, after an extensive consultation with the school SLT, residents, parents and councillors. The school street was introduced using an Experimental Traffic Order.

Progressing permanent Traffic Orders to support the installation of gated control and providing footway buildout will ensure that the benefits of the School Street are improved and will remain as permanent features


Permanent Traffic Regulations Order will prohibit motor vehicles from entering the School Street zone/s of each school at drop off and pick up between the times listed in Appendix A on weekdays during term time. A gated barrier will support school staff or volunteers to manage the closure.

Reasons for the decision:

The alternative is not to progress these measures and continue to use the experimental powers until they expire and continue to monitor the scheme

Alternative options considered:

Not applicable

Other reasons / organisations consulted


Contact: Mark Woodhead, Traffic Engineer Email: Email:

Publication date: 25/03/2024

Date of decision: 04/03/2024

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