Issue details

Green Towns

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.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects 2 or more electoral divisions;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: Buxton North and East; Buxton West; Long Eaton; Petersham; Sawley;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/10/2022

Improvement and Scrutiny Committee: Places;

Decision due: 12 Jan 2023 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Highways, Assets and Transport

Lead director: Executive Director - Place

Department: Place

Contact: Joanna Jackson Email:, Simon Tranter Email:


Agenda items


  • Green Town 20 mph Trials - Derbyshire