Decision details

Green Towns

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The purpose of this report is to allow a trial of town wide 20 mph limits as part of a green town initiative in the towns of Buxton and Long Eaton.
Cabinet is asked to consider:
a) Authorising the trial of town wide 20 mph limits in the towns of Buxton (commencing 2022) and Long Eaton (commencing 2023) subject to local views, including agreement in principle being reached with the Borough Councils of High Peak and Erewash respectively.
b) Carrying out before and after monitoring of air quality, the use of more sustainable forms of transport, traffic speeds, transportation behavioural patterns and its environmental impacts upon the residents and the businesses in the towns.




Approve the carrying out by the Council of a consultation and public engagement exercise for the introduction of 20mph speed limits under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 on roads in areas surrounding the town centres of Buxton and Long Eaton.

Publication date: 12/01/2023

Date of decision: 12/01/2023

Decided at meeting: 12/01/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 20/01/2023

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